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Ford Escape vs. Ford C-MAX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Ford Escape vs. Ford C-MAX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,653

Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium   
Difference: $1,497

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,164

Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium   
Difference: $1,620

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelEscapeC-MAXC-MAX
TrimTitaniumHybrid TitaniumEnergi Titanium
Body4dr SUV4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $29,250 $27,120 $30,120
Base Invoice $27,935 $25,900 $28,765
Navigation system 795 795 795
Cargo cover 135    
All-weather floor mats 75 175 175
Driver Assist Package   1,600 1,600
Keyless entry keypad   95 95
Navigation system 755 755 755
Cargo cover 128    
All-weather floor mats 71 166 166
Driver Assist Package   1,520 1,520
Keyless entry keypad   90 90
Options (change) 1,005 2,665 2,665
Options (change) 954 2,531 2,531
Destination 895 875 875
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,007
Total Price $31,150 $30,660 $29,653
Total Invoice $29,784 $29,306 $28,164

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV

The configured Ford C-MAX 4dr Hatch

Even when the Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $29,250. The features would cost an additional $1,005. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $31,150.

The base sticker price of the Ford C-MAX Hybrid Titanium trim is $27,120. The features would cost an additional $2,665. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $30,660.

The base sticker price of the Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium trim is $30,120. The features would cost an additional $2,665. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $29,653.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Escape trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Ford C-MAX trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV

The configured Ford C-MAX 4dr Hatch

Even when the Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $27,935. The features would cost an additional $954. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $29,784.

The invoice of the Ford C-MAX Hybrid Titanium trim is $25,900. The features would cost an additional $2,531. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $29,306.

The invoice of the Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium trim is $28,765. The features would cost an additional $2,531. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $28,164.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Escape trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Ford C-MAX trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford C-MAX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,262
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,392
Model Year201720172017
ModelEscapeC-MAXC-MAX
TrimTitaniumHybrid TitaniumEnergi Titanium
Body4dr SUV4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine179hp I4141hp I4 H141hp I4 PiH
TransmissionT6CVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10100, 9100, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18225/50-17225/50-17
Total Price$31,150$30,660$29,653
Adjustments for Features-7600-525
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,390$30,660$29,128
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,532$0
Total Invoice$29,784$29,306$28,164
Adjustments for Features-7270-499
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,057$29,306$27,665
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,641$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford C-MAX

Model Year201720172017
ModelEscapeC-MAXC-MAX
TrimTitaniumHybrid TitaniumEnergi Titanium
Body4dr SUV4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
CVT $1000$1000
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0$0
Remote app$25 $25
Semi-automated parking system $500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Rollover sensor$50  
Temporary spare tire$150  
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40$40
Roof rails$250  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio$50  
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
Rear air vents$100  
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50  
Deep-tinted rear windows$275  
Laminated front side windows$200  
Wheel-lip moldings$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Detailed driving style feedback $100$100
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25$25
Powertrain 
6.6 kW onboard charger  $500
8 kWh battery pack  $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75  
Memory system, driver seat$200  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Total Value of Features$3,550$2,790$3,315
Value of Feature Adjustments$760$0$525
Value of Feature Adjustments-7270-499

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford C-MAX

Model Year20172017
ModelEscapeC-MAX
Body4dr SUV4dr Hatch
Wheelbase105.9 in104.3 in
Length178.1 in173.6 in
Width72.4 in72.0 in
Height66.3 in63.9 in
Curb Weight3,553 lb.3,641 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.7 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.5 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.2 in55.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in51.9 in
Row 2 Legroom37.3 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.0 ft324.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.0 ft352.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford C-MAX Hybrid Titanium

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Large energy flow and fuel economy display25No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested70097%
Total Not Requested253%
Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Power liftgate350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested75052%
Total Not Requested70048%

Option Package Details
Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Large energy flow and fuel economy display25No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested70097%
Total Not Requested253%
Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Power liftgate350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested75052%
Total Not Requested70048%

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