2017 Jeep Patriot

2017 Jeep Patriot

2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape

2017 Jeep Patriot vs. 2017 Ford Escape

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If you’ve been considering a new crossover SUV for your next Shawnee and Tulsa, OK adventure, you’ve probably looked at the 2017 Jeep Patriot and the 2017 Ford Escape. On the surface, these two vehicles may seem quite similar, but there are advantages to choosing the Jeep over the Ford including:

  • Better Ground Clearance
  • Shorter Frame
  • Available CVT Transmission
  • Higher Reliability Scores

Read on to see why we think the Jeep Patriot is a superior choice to the Ford Escape, then drop by AutoMax Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM and explore your favorite Jeep trim today.


In recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testing the 2017 Jeep Patriot was found to be safer than the 2017 Ford Escape thanks to advanced systems and superior construction:

2017 Jeep Patriot

2017 Ford Escape

Whiplash Protection System

No Whiplash Protection

Front Impact Neck Compression of 83 lbs.

Front Impact Neck Compression of 106 lbs.

Side Impact Hip Force 251 lbs.

Side Impact Hip Force 351 lbs.

Both vehicles offer drivers access to driver and front passenger airbags, front side impact airbags, front seatbelt pre-tensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, electronic stability control, four-wheel antilock brakes, available all-wheel drive, and rearview cameras.

Performance and Handling

Whether taking the vehicle off-road or attacking the urban jungle, the 2017 Jeep Patriot offers drivers access to better standard and available equipment than the 2017 Ford Escape: 

2017 Jeep Patriot

2017 Ford Escape

Available Manual Transmission

Only Automatic Transmissions Available

8.1 Inch Minimum Ground Clearance

7.8 Inch Minimum Ground Clearance

17.8 Foot Turning Circle

19.4 Foot Turning Circle

Drivers can expect a more maneuverable, responsive off-road experience with the Jeep Patriot as well thanks to its lighter frame which weighs in at about 400 pounds less than the Ford Escape.

Test-drive the Jeep Patriot in Shawnee, OK

Get behind the wheel of the 2017 Jeep Patriot and see why it defeated the 2017 Ford Escape in our Shawnee and Tulsa, OK comparison. Contact AutoMax Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, RAM at 405-322-5398 or visit our showroom at 4141 North Harrison Ave. in Shawnee, OK to get started and learn more about the financing offers available.

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