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2012 Jeep Liberty 2012 Chevrolet Equinox 2013 Ford Escape
     
RWD 4dr Sport
  • RWD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Arctic *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • RWD 4dr Limited
  • RWD 4dr Limited Jet
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited Jet
FWD LS
  • FWD LS
  • FWD 1LT
  • AWD LS
  • AWD 1LT
  • FWD 2LT
  • AWD 2LT
  • AWD 2LT
  • FWD LTZ
  • AWD LTZ
FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 4WD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr SEL
  • 4WD 4dr SEL
  • FWD 4dr Titanium
  • 4WD 4dr Titanium

Prices

MSRP $23,395 $23,530 $22,470
Invoice $22,722 $22,354 $21,178
Avg. Paid $16,508 $16,162 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.4 8.2 7.7
Critics' Rating 6.7 9.2 8.0
Performance 6.4 7.5 8.0
Interior 6.5 8.7 7.1
Safety 7.2 9.3 9.3
Reliability 2.0 3.0 2.5
Operating Cost 7.6 8.0 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Respectable off-road capability
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Spacious, versatile sliding rear seat
  • Powerful V6 engine option
  • Small-car handling
  • Good fuel economy, even with four-wheel drive
  • Strong safety score
Cons
  • Underpowered engine
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Lackluster handling
  • Uninspired driving dynamics
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Confusing MyFord Touch infotainment system
  • Fickle motion-activated liftgate 

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.7L/226 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4/147 Gas I4 2.5L/152
MPG 16 City / 22 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.1 112.5 105.900
Length, Overall (in) 176.1 187.8 178.100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 72.5 72.400
Height, Overall (in) 71.3 66.3 66.300

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4076 3777 3598

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors 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.) 105.6 99.7 98.100
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.9 39.900
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.2 40.400
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.8 56.000
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.6 54.800
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 39.2 39.000
Second Leg Room (in) 38.2 39.9 36.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 55.3 55.300
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 51.1 52.400
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 60.9 63.7 68.100
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 25.2 31.5 34.300
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
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat 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 Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard 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
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas I4
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.4/147 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 210 @ 5200 182 @ 6700 168 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 235 @ 4000 172 @ 4900 170 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 35.5 40.0 37.000

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 32 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 18.8 15.100

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front A-Arms MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Live Axle Multi link Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard