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2012 Ford Escape Hybrid 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2012 GMC Terrain
     
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • 4WD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Hybrid Limited
2WD 4dr Man ES
  • 2WD 4dr Man ES
  • 2WD 4dr CVT ES
  • 2WD 4dr CVT SE
  • AWD 4dr CVT SE
FWD 4dr SLE-1
  • FWD 4dr SLE-1
  • FWD 4dr SLE-2
  • AWD 4dr SLE-1
  • FWD 4dr SLT-1
  • AWD 4dr SLE-2
  • AWD 4dr SLT-1
  • FWD 4dr SLT-2
  • AWD 4dr SLT-2

Prices

MSRP $30,570 $18,795 $25,560
Invoice $28,409 $18,001 $24,282
Avg. Paid $18,993 $13,253 $19,417

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.1 8.1
Critics' Rating 7.6 6.6 8.9
Performance 7.1 7.5 7.4
Interior 7.2 7.1 8.5
Operating Cost 8.4 8.1 8.0
Safety 8.1 9.0 9.3
Reliability 3.0 2.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Ample rear-seat legroom
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Lots of standard features
  • Spacious interior
  • Quiet, comfortable ride
Cons
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Complex rear folding seats
  • Dull acceleration
  • Noisy engine
  • Limited cargo space
  • Modest acceleration
  • Unrefined automatic transmission

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4/146.5
MPG 34 City / 31 Hwy 24 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.1 105.1 112.5
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 169.1 185.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 69.7 72.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.7 64.2 66.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3663 3032 3853

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - TBD -

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Luggage Rack Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 99.5 97.5 99.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.4 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.2 55.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.1 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 37.9 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.3 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.7 55.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 51.6 51.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.4 49.5 63.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 30.9 21.7 31.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.0L/122 2.4/146.5
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 6000 148 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 136 @ 5500 145 @ 4200 172 @ 4900
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Manual Automatic
Turning diameter 36.7 34.8 40.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.1 16.6 18.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard