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Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

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

Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,265

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $1,910

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,807

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $1,768

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelEscapeCX-5
TrimTitaniumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,045 $29,395
Base Invoice $30,602 $28,558
Towing Package 495  
Safe and Smart Package 1,295  
Cargo tray 90 75
All-weather floor mats 125 100
Cargo cover 135 200
Panoramic sunroof 995  
Premium Package   1,830
Roof rails   275
Class II trailer hitch   425
Obstacle detection, rear   475
Remote start   550
Towing Package 470  
Safe and Smart Package 1,230  
Cargo tray 86 60
All-weather floor mats 119 80
Cargo cover 128 160
Panoramic sunroof 945  
Premium Package   1,629
Roof rails   220
Class II trailer hitch   340
Obstacle detection, rear   380
Remote start   440
Options (change) 3,135 3,930
Options (change) 2,978 3,309
Destination 995 940
Total Price $36,175 $34,265
Total Invoice $34,575 $32,807

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the Ford Escape and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $32,045. The features would cost an additional $3,135. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $36,175.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $29,395. The features would cost an additional $3,930. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $34,265.

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 Mazda CX-5 trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 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 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the Ford Escape and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $30,602. The features would cost an additional $2,978. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $34,575.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $28,558. The features would cost an additional $3,309. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $32,807.

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 Mazda CX-5 trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 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. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $830
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $736
Model Year20182017
ModelEscapeCX-5
TrimTitaniumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine245hp I4187hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18225/55-19
Total Price$36,175$34,265
Adjustments for Features-1,0800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,095$34,265
Total Invoice$34,575$32,807
Adjustments for Features-1,0320
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,543$32,807

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182017
ModelEscapeCX-5
TrimTitaniumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Curve control$50 
Following distance indicator $25
G-vectoring control $50
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Obstacle detection, side$100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Safety key$5 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control$25 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Second-row under-floor storage$150 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Aux input $50
CD player$125 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Surround sound $250
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Road sign information $75
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats $200
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Total Value of Features$6,405$5,325
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,080$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,0320

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182017
ModelEscapeCX-5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.9 in106.2 in
Length178.1 in179.1 in
Width72.4 in72.5 in
Height66.3 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,553 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.7 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.5 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.2 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom37.3 in39.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.0 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.0 ft359.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Towing Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Trailer sway control25No
Total Requested20044%
Total Not Requested25056%
Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested170094%
Total Not Requested1006%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Wiper de-icer25Yes
Road sign information75No
Total Requested57548%
Total Not Requested62552%

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