2022 Ford Explorer vs. Escape | Louisburg, KS

If you’re in search of an SUV packed with outstanding innovation, comfort, and capability, the 2022 Ford Explorer and 2022 Ford Escape are two stunning choices. Whether it’s the bold, head-turning exterior, functional and versatile interior, or remarkable performance that draws you in, the Explorer and Escape offer a variety of exceptional features the whole family can enjoy. For more information, read through this comparison crafted by the team at Louisburg Ford. You can also check out our 2022 Explorer review and our 2022 Escape review for an in-depth look at key features.

Peruse our new inventory for your favorite Explorer or Escape trim, and browse our available finance and lease offers to find a great deal! Schedule a test drive at our Ford dealership in Louisburg, KS, to get behind the wheel, and contact us online or by phone at (913) 533-7537 with your questions.

The 2022 Ford Explorer starts at $35,510 MSRP, and the 2022 Ford Escape starts at $27,185 MSRP.

2022 Ford Explorer vs Escape

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Escape Specs & Fuel Economy

The 2022 Ford Explorer and Escape each offer a dynamic engine lineup designed to give you the confidence you need on any adventure. If you’re looking to take your trip to the trails, the Explorer is equipped with rear-wheel drive (RWD) or available intelligent four-wheel drive (4WD) with a Terrain Management System™. For ultimate utility, the Explorer also delivers a maximum 5,600-pound towing capacity.

If you prioritize efficiency, the Escape is equipped with standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or optional AWD with AWD Disconnect and achieves up to a remarkable 105 combined MPGe. The Escape also provides a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, so you can still bring a variety of equipment with you wherever you go.

2022 Ford Explorer

2.3L EcoBoost® I4

Horsepower: 300 HP
Torque: 310 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Ten-speed automatic
MPG (city / hwy): 21 / 28

3.0L EcoBoost V6

Horsepower: 400 HP
Torque: 415 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Ten-speed automatic
MPG (city / hwy): 18 / 26

3.3L hybrid

Horsepower: 318 HP
Torque: 322 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Ten-speed automatic
MPG (city / hwy): 27 / 28

2022 Ford Escape

1.5L EcoBoost® Ti-VCT I3

Horsepower: 181 HP
Torque: 190 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic
MPG (city / hwy): 28 / 34

2.0L EcoBoost turbo I4

Horsepower: 250 HP
Torque: 280 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic w/ SelectShift®
MPG (city / hwy): 22 / 31

2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I4 hybrid/plug-in hybrid

Horsepower: 165 HP
Torque: 155 lb.-ft.
Transmission: Electrically controlled continuously variable (eCVT)
MPG (city / hwy): 44 / 37

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