Hyundai Tucson vs the Competition in Shrewsbury, NJ


Comparing the New Hyundai Tucson and New Ford Escape in Shrewsbury, NJ

The team at our Shrewsbury Hyundai dealer has helped many of our guests compare the new Hyundai models on our lot with competitors. We believe that Hyundai models combine value and reliability with the traits that drivers want from each respective class, like efficiency in a new sedan. Well, to help out those deciding between new SUVs, we've compared the new Hyundai Tucson with the Ford Escape. Read on for highlights of our new Hyundai SUV comparison for drivers around Red Bank!


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Hyundai Tucson vs. Ford Escape



We'll start with the price as we know that it's where many car shoppers will start, and value shines in the new Hyundai Tucson. Advantages of this SUV include:

  • The Hyundai Tucson offers West Long Branch drivers more value as it has a more affordable starting price than the Ford Escape.
  • It also costs less to add important items, like all-wheel drive, to the Hyundai SUV than the new Ford Escape.
  • Every new Hyundai Tucson comes with complimentary maintenance for the first three years of you owning this SUV, covering items such as oil changes and tire rotations. The Ford Escape does not offer such a plan.


The Hyundai Tucson and Ford Escape are both versatile crossover SUVs for sale near Middletown, NJ, and their design plays a key role in how well they adapt to your needs.

  • The new Hyundai Tucson has a more compact body than the Ford Escape, which helps drivers navigate tight parking spots or crowded roads with more ease.
  • Despite being the more compact model, the Hyundai Tucson has advantages over the Ford Escape regarding passenger space, like having more hip room in each row of seats.
  • The Hyundai Tucson comes standard with stain-resistant seats, which parents are sure to enjoy more than the cloth seats of the Ford Escape.


Both of these crossover SUVs match efficiency with a sporty feel, but there are some differences in how well the Hyundai Tucson and Ford Escape perform.

  • These models both offer a 181-horsepower engine, but that engine in the Hyundai Tucson is capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds while the Ford Escape only musters 1,500 pounds of towing with that engine.
  • The Hyundai Tucson is lighter than the Ford Escape and has a tighter turning radius, which makes the Hyundai Tucson feel sportier than this Ford SUV near Tinton Falls, NJ.

Features and Safety

We see many families comparing the Ford Escape and Hyundai Tucson near Freehold, and those car shoppers often ask about the features and safety of these SUVs. Well, the Hyundai Tucson comes out ahead in a few ways.

  • Both the Hyundai Tucson and Ford Escape come standard with a range of driver-assist features, but the Hyundai Tucson offers Asbury Park car shoppers a Driver Attention Warning feature standard that the Escape does not.
  • The Hyundai Tucson looks to keep all passengers comfortable, which shows with an 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat. The Ford Escape does not offer such personalization for that seat.
  • When you're parking, the Surround View Monitor available in the new Hyundai Tucson lets you see all that is around you, which isn't possible in the new Ford Escape.

Swing by Our Dealership to See the Hyundai Tucson for Yourself!

We hope that this Hyundai Tucson and Ford Escape comparison helped car shoppers around Neptune, NJ learn about their crossover SUV options. We also hope that it highlights the value, convenience, and versatility that comes in every new Hyundai Tucson for sale at our dealership. If you have questions about the new Hyundai Tucson or how it compares to other crossover SUVs, be sure to give us a call today!