A head to head comparison of a 2020 Ford Escape to a 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe in Engine Performance Near Jasper, GA.

  • North Georgia Ford Journal
  • Jul 26th 2020 - 861 days ago
  • Jasper, GA
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Compared To Hyundai Santa Fe 2020

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The Escape’s standard 1.5 turbo 3-cylinder produces 12 lbs.-ft. more torque (190 vs. 178) than the Santa Fe’s standard 2.4 DOHC 4-cylinder. The Escape’s optional 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder produces 15 more horsepower (250 vs. 235) and 20 lbs.-ft. more torque (280 vs. 260) than the Santa Fe 2.0T’s standard 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder.

As tested in Motor Trend the Ford Escape is faster than the Hyundai Santa Fe:

Escape turbo 3-cyl.

Escape turbo 4-cyl.

Santa Fe 4-cyl.

Santa Fe 2.0T

Zero to 60 MPH

8.4 sec

6.9 sec

8.9 sec

9.6 sec

Quarter Mile

16.6 sec

15.3 sec

16.7 sec

17.1 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

84.5 MPH

89.3 MPH

84.3 MPH

82.8 MPH