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Dimensions Of A Ford Escape (Interior / Exterior)

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, you may be looking at one of the best SUVs on the market which in my opinion is the Ford Escape.

An important factor to consider before purchasing a new vehicle is its overall dimensions if you plan to use it for its cargo capacity and carrying passengers.

You may also have a garage at home and need to know if the vehicle will fit inside. 

Learning about the dimensions of the Ford Escape will help you make the right vehicle choice for you and your family. 

This article will show you the overall dimensions of a Ford Escape along with some other important stats and information. 

Dimensions Of A Ford Escape - Ford logo

Ford Escape – outside dimensions

Depending on the year, make, and model of the Ford Escape, the dimensions can vary slightly. The 2022 Ford Escape SE FWD (Front Wheel Drive) has overall outside dimensions of 180.5” L x 85.6” W x 66.1” H. The dimensions for the AWD (All Wheel Drive) are 181.3” L x 85.6” W x 66.1” H. These numbers include the side mirrors.  

2022 Ford Escape dimensions table

Year/ModelBody LengthBody Width Body Height
2022 SE FWD180.5″85.6″66.1″
2022 SE AWD181.3″85.6″66.1″

Ford Escape – inside dimensions

The interior dimensions can also vary for different years, makes, and models. Important dimensions to consider are head room, leg room, hip room, shoulder room, and cargo space

The following dimensions are for a 2022 Ford Escape SE FWD. 

  • Head room first row – 40 inches
  • Head room second row – 39.3 inches
  • Leg room first row – 42.4 inches
  • Leg room second row – 40.7 inches
  • Hip room first row – 55.2 inches
  • Hip room second row – 53.3 inches
  • Shoulder room first row – 57.6 inches
  • Shoulder room second row – 56 inches

Notice that there is more space available for the first row than the second row.  There is more head room, leg room, hip room, and shoulder room for the first row than the second row. 

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Ford Escape – cargo space

One of the most important considerations for people who are in the market for a new SUV, is the cargo space capability. The 2022 Ford Escape SE FWD has the following space available for cargo.

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Cargo space behind the first row (length)  –  68.5 inches

Cargo space behind the second row (length) – 37.8 inches

Cargo space width at beltline – 57.3 inches

Carco space width between wheel wells – 41.4 inches 

Cargo area height – 34.8 inches

Cargo area behind the first row – 65.4 cubic feet

Cargo area behind the second row – 37.5 cubic feet

How much does a Ford Escape weigh?

The 2022 Ford Escape curb weight varies from 3,298 – 3,870 pounds depending on the configuration. The 2022 SE AWD has a curb weight of 3,474 pounds.

Ford Escape wheel and tire size

The base model Ford Escape comes with a standard wheel size of 17 inches. Other models and certain packages include an 18 inch and 19-inch wheel.

The Ford Escape also uses 3 different tire sizes. The S, SE, and SE sport models have a tire size of 225/65/17. Tire sizes of  225/60/18 and 235/45/19 are also used on different models.

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What is the wheelbase of the Ford Escape?

The wheelbase of the 2022 Ford Escape SE FWD is 106.7 inches. 

Ford Escape – Wiper size

The wiper blade size for the Ford Escape can be different depending on which year the vehicle is. The blade sizes for newer models have changed recently.

The 2008 – 2012 Ford Escape uses a 20-inch driver and passenger side wiper blade. The rear blade is 12 inches. 

The 2013 – 2019 Ford Escape uses a 28 – inch driver and passenger side wiper blade. The rear blade is 11 inches.

The 2020 – 2022 Ford Escape uses a 24-inch driver’s side and 20-inch passenger side wiper blade. The rear blade is 11 inches.

wiper blade

What is the towing capacity of the Ford Escape?

The maximum towing capacity for the Ford Escape is based on its engine size and configuration. The following towing weights are for the 2022 Ford Escape.

  • 2.0L Ecoboost AWD with class 2 trailer package – 3500 pounds
  • 2.5L Hybrid – 1500 pounds
  • 2.5L Plug-in hybrid – 1500 pounds
  • 1.5L Ecoboost FWD/AWD – 2000 pounds

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