The Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are two more strong rivals of the 2023 Ford Escape

 The Escape is capable of carrying five people in comfort, towing up to 3,500 pounds

However, it outperforms the others in one crucial aspect.

This year, I had the opportunity to drive both the Honda CR-V and the 2023 Ford Escape ST-Line.

While they both offer a comparable driving experience, the Escape outperforms the CR-V in traffic.

The ride quality of a small SUV is one of the most crucial things to look for