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10 Alternatives to the 2018 Ford Escape

U.S. News & World Report - Cars Logo By Cherise Threewitt of U.S. News & World Report - Cars | Slide 1 of 12: <p>The <a href="https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/ford/escape/2018">Ford Escape</a> is good, no doubt. It fares well in its class, finishing in the top quarter of our <a href="https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/rankings/compact-suvs">compact SUV rankings</a>. If it’s time to replace your aging Ford Escape, the 2017 and 2018 models will almost certainly suit your needs. The 2017 model was even a finalist for two of U.S. News’ awards: <a href="https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/best-cars-for-families">Best Compact SUV for Families</a> and <a href="https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/best-cars-for-the-money">Best Compact SUV for the Money</a>. Yet, despite a significant refresh in 2017, many of the Escape’s competitors are fresher, newer, and/or better equipped. You owe it to yourself to at least consider your other options.</p><p>We’ve come up with a list of vehicles that are well suited for a satisfied Escape driver, based on the Escape’s strengths and weaknesses. If you ultimately decide to replace your old Escape with a new one, that’s fine, too, but like any new vehicle purchase, it should be an educated decision rather than a default choice.</p>

Do You Need to Escape the Cycle of Buying the Same Vehicle?

The Ford Escape is good, no doubt. It fares well in its class, finishing in the top quarter of our compact SUV rankings. If it’s time to replace your aging Ford Escape, the 2017 and 2018 models will almost certainly suit your needs. The 2017 model was even a finalist for two of U.S. News’ awards: Best Compact SUV for Families and Best Compact SUV for the Money. Yet, despite a significant refresh in 2017, many of the Escape’s competitors are fresher, newer, and/or better equipped. You owe it to yourself to at least consider your other options.

We’ve come up with a list of vehicles that are well suited for a satisfied Escape driver, based on the Escape’s strengths and weaknesses. If you ultimately decide to replace your old Escape with a new one, that’s fine, too, but like any new vehicle purchase, it should be an educated decision rather than a default choice.

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