2001 Ford Escape2002 Honda CR-V 2002 Land Rover Freelander2002 Toyota RAV4
GENERAL
Location of final assembly Claycomo, Miss. Japan; England Solihull, England Toyota City, Japan
Body style 4-door, 5-pass 4-door, 5-pass 4-door, 5-pass 4-door, 5-pass
EPA size class Special purpose Special purpose Special purpose Special purpose
Drivetrain layout Front engine, AWD Front engine, AWD Front engine, AWD Front engine, AWD
AirbagsFront driver, pass, front side (optional) Front driver, pass Driver, pass Driver, pass
POWERTRAIN
Engine type V-6 I-4 V-6 I-4
Bore x stroke, in 3.50x3.13 3.43x3.90 3.15x3.27 3.39x3.39
Displacement, ci/l 180/3.0 146.5/2.4 152/2.5 121.9/2.0
Compression ratio 10.0:1 9.6:1 10.5:1 9.8:1
Valve gear DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DOHC, 4 valve/cyl
Fuel induction Electronic fuel injection Programmed fuel injection Sequential fuel injection Electronic fuel injection
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 201 @ 5900 160 @ 6000 175 @ 6250 148 @ 6000
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 196 @ 4700 162 @ 3600 177 @ 4000 142 @ 4000
Transmission 4-speed automatic 4-speed automatic 5-speed automatic 5-speed manual
1st 2.89:1 2.68:1 3.47:1 3.83:1
2nd 1.57:1 1.54:1 1.95:1 2.05:1
3rd 1.00:1 0.97:1 1.25:1 1.33:1
4th 0.70:1 0.64:1 0.85:1 1.03:1
5th N/A N/A 0.69:1 0.82:1
Reverse 2.31:1 2.00:1 2.71:1 3.58:1
Axle ratio 3.77:1 4.44:1 3.66:1 4.24:1
Final drive ratio 2.63:1 2.83:1 2.53:1 3.48:1
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded Regular unleaded Regular unleaded Regular unleaded
DIMENSIONS/CAPACITIES
Wheelbase, in 103.1 103.1 101.0 98.0
Length, in 173.0 178.6 175.0 165.1
Width, in 70.1 70.2 71.1 68.3
Height, in 69.1 66.2 69.2 65.3
Track, f/r, in 61.2/61.0 60.4/60.6 60.4/60.8 59.3/58.9
Headroom, f/r, in 40.4/39.2 38.9/39.1 38.4/38.9 41.3/38.4
Legroom f/r, in 41.6/36.4 41.3/39.4 41.8/36.8 42.4/32.6
Shoulder room, f/r, in 56.3/55.9 56.9/56.5 55.9/53.1 46.3/53.7
Back row, seat up 33.0 33.5 19.3 29.2
Back row, seat down 64.8 72.0 46.6 68.3 (seats removed)
Total volume, cu ft 133.1 139.5 118.7 128.9
Ground clearance, in 8.0 8.1 7.2 6.7
Approach/departure angle, deg 28.5/22.0 29/24 30.5/33.9 28/29
Load lift height, in 25.4 21.3 25.1 22.2
Base curb weight, lb 3330 3347 3585 2943
Payload capacity, lb 950 900 1097 800
GVWR, lb 4300 4320 4541 3990
GCWR, lb 8020 5900 9000 5200
Towing capacity, lb 3500 1500 4410 1500
Fuel capacity, gal 16.0 15.3 15.6 14.7
CHASSIS
Suspension, f/r MacPherson struts, lower control arm, anti-roll bar/ double lateral link, semi-trailing armMacPherson strut, anti-roll bar/double wishbone, anti-roll barMacPherson strut, lower arms, anti-roll bar/MacPherson strut, trapezoidal linksMacPherson strut, control arms, anti-roll bar/double-wishbone, trailing arms, anti-roll bar
Steering type Rack and pinion Power rack and pinion Power rack and pinion Power rack and pinion
Ratio 16.8:1 16.3:1 19.5:1 16.0:1
Turns, lock to lock 2.9 3.3 3.2 2.9
Turning circle, ft 36.7 34.1 38.1 35.4
Brakes, f/r10.9-in disc/ 9.0-in drum 11.1x0.9-in ventilated disc/ 11.1x0.4-in solid disc 10.9-in ventilated disc/ 10.0-in drum 10.7-in ventilated disc/ 9.0-in drum
Wheels, in 16x7.0 aluminum 15x6.0 aluminum 17x7.0 aluminum 16x7.0 aluminum
Tires 235/70Rx15 Firestone Wilderness HT 205/70R15 95S Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684 225/55R17 Pirelli Scorpion S/T 235/60 R16 Bridgestone Dueler H/T
Load rating C C C C
PERFORMANCE Acceleration, sec
0-30 3.0 3.29 3.3 3.3
0-40 4.4 4.98 5.2 4.9
0-50 6.4 7.11 7.4 7.0
0-60 9.0 8.93 10.5 8.9
0-70 11.8 13.59 14.3 13.6
0-80 15.2 19.35 19.3 17.9
Standing quarter-mile, sec/mph 16.7 @ 83.1 16.97 @ 79.36 17.6 @ 77.8 16.9 @ 81.4
Braking 60-0, ft 125 133 126 132
Lateral acceleration, g 0.74 0.70 N/A 0.71
Speed through 600-ft slalom, mph 59.0 58.11 60.3 61.2
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy 18/24 22/26 16/24 22/27
PRICE
Base price $20,820 $19,000 (est) $24,975 $17,615
Price as tested $25,165 $23,000 (est) $31,575 $23,400