Model Compare

Comparing the "2017 Ford Escape" and "2017 Subaru Forester"

Overview

MSRP

$23,750

$22,595

MPG (Combined)

24

24

Engine

168-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)

170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

6-speed CVT w/OD ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

all wheel

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$24,645

$23,470

MSRP

$23,750

$22,595

Invoice Price

$22,920

$21,363

Destination Charge

$895

$875

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

24

24

City MPG

21

26

Highway MPG

29

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Not available

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Metal-look

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-radio display

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

4

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Not available

Map Light

Front

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

178.1 "

181.5 "

Wheelbase

105.9 "

103.9 "

Front Track

61.5 "

60.9 "

Rear Track

61.6 "

61.1 "

Width

72.4 "

70.7 "

Turning Radius

19.4 '

17.4 '

Height

66.3 "

66.4 "

Horsepower

168 @ 6,000 rpm

170 @ 5,800 rpm

Torque

170 @ 4,500 rpm

174 @ 4,000 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

15.7 gal.

15.9 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.50 / 3.94 "

3.70 / 3.54 "

Drag Coefficient

Not available

.33

Curb Weight

3,515 lbs.

3,322 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,620 lbs.

4,480 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

1,500 lbs.

1,500 lbs.

Passenger Volume

98 cu.ft.

108 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

43.1 "

43.0 "

Front Headroom

39.9 "

41.4 "

Front Hip Room

54.8 "

53.9 "

Front Shoulder Room

56.0 "

57.0 "

Rear Legroom

36.8 "

38.0 "

Rear Headroom

39.0 "

39.8 "

Rear Hip Room

52.4 "

53.0 "

Rear Shoulder Room

55.3 "

56.5 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

67.8 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

34.3 cu.ft.

34.4 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

67.8 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

67.8 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

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