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Compare Hyundai Tucson vs. Ford Escape vs. GMC Terrain

Compare the Hyundai Tucson against the Ford Escape and GMC Terrain. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Tucson, Escape and Terrain stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Tucson, Escape and Terrain. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2014 Hyundai Tucson 2014 Ford Escape 2014 GMC Terrain
2014 Hyundai Tucson 2014 Ford Escape 2014 GMC Terrain
     
FWD 4dr GLS
  • FWD 4dr GLS
  • AWD 4dr GLS
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • AWD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr Limited
  • AWD 4dr Limited
FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 4WD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr Titanium
  • 4WD 4dr Titanium
FWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLE-2
  • AWD SLE-1
  • FWD SLT-1
  • AWD SLE-2
  • AWD SLT-1
  • FWD SLT-2
  • AWD SLT-2
  • FWD Denali
  • AWD Denali

Prices

MSRP $21,450 $23,100 $26,465
Invoice $20,633 $21,772 $25,142
Avg. Paid $16,947 $17,698 $21,997

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.0 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.3 8.6 8.5
Performance 7.6 8.3 7.4
Interior 7.4 7.6 8.5
Cost to Own 9.0 9.0 8.7
Safety 8.5 8.5 9.3
Reliability 2.5 3.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive interior
  • Poised handling
  • Powerful turbocharged engines
  • Sharp handling
  • Roomy back seat
  • Spacious, quiet cabin
  • Premium interior materials
  • Plenty of high-tech standard features
  • Comfortable ride
Cons
  • Limited cargo space
  • Cramped back seat
  • Noisy engine lineup
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Infotainment system isn't user-friendly
  • Clumsy handling
  • Slow acceleration with base engine

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.5 L/152 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4L/145
MPG 23 City / 29 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 105.9 112.50
Length, Overall (in) 173.2 178.1 185.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.4 72.80
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 66.3 66.30

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3232 3515 3853

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1000 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.9 98.1 99.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.9 39.80
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 43.1 41.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56 55.70
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 54.8 55.10
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39 39.20
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 36.8 39.90
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.3 55.30
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.4 51.30
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 55.8 67.8 63.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 25.7 34.3 31.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 25.7 34.3

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Optional Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Optional 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 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 Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 164 @ 6200 168 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 151 @ 4000 170 @ 4500 172 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 34.7 38.8 40.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 15.1 18.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Short And Long Arm Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Short And Long Arm w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.