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Ford Expedition vs. Ford Escape

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Ford Expedition

$833
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Ford Escape

$569
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

3
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Above Average
The Ford Expedition Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 8th out of 14 for fullsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $833 which means it has higher than average ownership costs. The frequency of repairs is average, but when issues do arise, they have a higher chance of being severe than with other models.
4
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Ford Escape Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 18th out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $569 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$833
inexpensive
expensive
$569
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.44
not often
very often
0.36
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
14%
not urgent
urgent
10%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (3)
4 (50)
3 (15)
2 (9)
1 (1)
The Ford Expedition ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in electrical.
“Runs good..handles well especially on highway. Good fuel economy..good turning radius. Comfortable ride and lumbar support.”
“Runs good..handles well especially on highway. Good fuel economy..good turning radius. Comfortabl...”
5 (11)
4 (25)
3 (12)
2 (14)
1 (6)
The Ford Escape ranks highest in heating and ranks lowest in drive train.
“2005 Ford Escape.....Biggest P.O.S. vehicle I have ever owned. YOU SUCK FORD AS USUAL. Didn't want to purchase vehicle, but I was in a pinch and needed one asap. Having to put a couple courts of o...”
“2005 Ford Escape.....Biggest P.O.S. vehicle I have ever owned. YOU SUCK FORD AS USUAL. Didn't wan...”
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