The horsepower is a parameter that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Ford Escape III that has by 18 percent horsepower more than the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Because of more horsepower the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic will also give a bit better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Ford Escape III has 29 percent more torque in relation to the Toyota RAV4 IV. The difference at such level is quite big, what means
that the Ford Escape III will be seeding up perceptibly faster.
With more luggage capacity the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull car compared with the Toyota. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Ford Escape III will be better to buy because it is around 423 liters more spacious than the trunk of its rival.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range as well as a lower value of rotations at which the maximum torque is delivered determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. However, to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is worth to check a torque graph.
Ford Escape III has 28 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Toyota RAV4 IV. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Ground clearance is defined as the minimum distance between the car body and the road. taking these two cars into consideration, it is the Ford which has 7 % higher ride height than the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4. For this reason the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic will cope better with rough terrain and high curbs in the city. However, the higher ground clearance equals a higher center of gravity, which can adversely influence the handling of the car.
The Ford Escape III is 19 percent longer when compared to the Toyota. The length of the car plays a role in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic will be better driven but the Toyota RAV4 IV will be a little easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 23 mm in favor of the Ford is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.
For people who appreciate less absorbing driving a vehicle and don’t want to struggle with complications resulting from the stick shift we recommend vehicles equipped with automatic gearbox. For those who enjoy sporting driving a manual gearbox may be better as it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.