Cargo capacity up to 68 cubic feet

Let's Compare: The Ford Escape vs Nissan Rogue

Drivers looking for a comfortable, capable compact crossover need look no further than the 2019 Ford Escape. With over a century of auto experience under their belt, Ford knows how to make some of the best vehicles on the market. The Ford Escape, their compact SUV, first rolled out of the factory back in 2000. Almost two decades later, this Ford is still going strong, and the 2019 Ford Escape is our favorite yet. 

With its wide selection of standard and available features, the 2019 Ford Escape gives you plenty of customizability; there is a right configuration for every kind of driver. While it does face some competition from the 2019 Nissan Rogue, the Ford Escape is the clear winner. Here are just a few ways the Ford Escape pulls ahead of its competition:

Power and Performance

  • If you want some real power in your SUV, Ford has you covered. The most powerful engine option available to the 2019 Ford Escape is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which generates 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine available to the 2019 Nissan Rogue can only put out 176 pound-feet of torque.
  • There are three available engine options on the 2019 Ford Escape. There are only two engine options on the 2019 Nissan Rogue.
  • When properly equipped, the 2019 Ford Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds. The most the 2019 Nissan Rogue can tow is 1,102 pounds. The 2019 Ford Escape gives you the power and capability you need.
Available SYNC 3

Safety and Technology

  • The 2019 Ford Escape earned a five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as well as a five-star frontal crash and side crash rating. The 2019 Nissan Rogue earned five stars for its side crash rating, but only four stars for its overall and frontal crash ratings. If something happens when you're out on the road, the 2019 Ford Escape has you well-protected.
  • The 2019 Ford Escape comes with standard Ford MyKey, which is perfect for parents with teen drivers. Ford MyKey lets you program certain car keys to have restricted driving settings. You can have one key with a limited top speed and extra seat belt prompts. You can even have Ford MyKey screen radio stations! Best of all, you can have MyKey on your teen's key, but not on yours.

2018 Escape in Lightning Blue Driving through the Rain


  • The 2019 Ford Escape comes with a standard six-speaker sound system, which can hook up to your favorite devices (like your phone) thanks to standard Bluetooth connectivity. The 2019 Nissan Rogue comes with a standard four-speaker sound system.
  • For all you audiophiles out there, the 2019 Ford Escape offers an available 10-speaker Sony sound system with HD radio. The 2019 Nissan Rogue tops out with a nine-speaker sound system.
  • Ford offers an available 8-inch infotainment touchscreen on the 2019 Ford Escape. The largest touchscreen available to the Nissan Rogue is only seven inches.
  • There are four available trim levels of the 2019 Ford Escape. The 2019 Nissan Rogue only has three different trim levels. Ford believes in giving you the power of choice.
2018 Escape in Ruby Red showing off it’s good looks

Come See for Yourself

Nissan makes a solid vehicle, but the Nissan Rogue just can't compare to the Ford Escape. Of course, the best way to experience the Ford difference is in person. Come pay us a visit today, right here in West Jefferson, NC, to see the 2019 Ford Escape up close. We'll answer any questions you can think of, and we'll even help you set up a test drive. At Ashe County Ford, we have just the Ford for you. We can't wait to help you out.


Ashe County Ford

409 East Second Street
Directions West Jefferson, NC 28694

  • Sales: (336) 246-7183
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  1. Ashe County Ford

    409 East Second Street
    West Jefferson, NC 28694

    • Sales: (336) 246-7183
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