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Ford Escape vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Ford Escape vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $847

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $113

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.. The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.. In addition, the Array 82 and the Array 253 were configured with the following features: .

Even when the Ford Escape and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The differences among the models and trims are shown in the Trim Comparison table. Some of these trims also include additional features. You can see the feature differences in the Features table. (Additional notes) The 3.6R Limited trim has a Array, Array, and Array. It is outfitted with Array and . The base sticker price of this trim is . The features would cost an additional . Including the destination charge of , the total price of this trim is .

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. In this case, the 3.6R Limited-B has -B worth of additional features and the 3.6R Limited-C has -C worth of additional features. The feature adjusted price of these trims is -A for 3.6R Limited-A, -B for 3.6R Limited-B, and -C for 3.6R Limited-C. Based on this adjustment, the Array-trim appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
ModelEscapeOutback
TrimTitanium3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Base Price $29,505 $33,395
Base Invoice $27,664 $31,227
Technology Package 1,495  
Navigation system 795  
Class II trailer hitch 435 550
Roof rack crossbars 145  
Cargo cover 135  
Cargo tray 90  
All-weather floor mats 75 72
2.0L I4 1,195  
AWD 1,750  
Panoramic sunroof 1,495  
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation   2,295
Eyesight Driver Assist System   795
Remote start   450
Wheel-lip moldings   450
Technology Package 1,395  
Navigation system 742  
Class II trailer hitch 406 412
Roof rack crossbars 135  
Cargo cover 126  
Cargo tray 84  
All-weather floor mats 70 46
2.0L I4 1,121  
AWD 1,639  
Panoramic sunroof 1,395  
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation   1,913
Eyesight Driver Assist System   663
Remote start   337
Wheel-lip moldings   337
Options (show) (change) 7,610 4,612
Options (show) (change) 7,113 3,708
Destination 895 850
Total Price $38,010 $38,857
Total Invoice $35,672 $35,785

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price: Ford Escape Titanium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 192
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 490
Model Year20162016
ModelEscapeOutback
TrimTitanium3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Engine240hp I4256hp H6
TransmissionT6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/28 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers355, 10576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18225/60-18
Total Price38,01038,857
Adjustments for Features0-655
Feature-Adjusted Total Price38,01038,202
Total Invoice35,67235,785
Adjustments for Features0-603
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice35,67235,182

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20162016
ModelEscapeOutback
TrimTitanium3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Cruise control$250 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Lead vehicle start alert $25
Parking guidance system - active$500 
PIN Code Access $10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Curve control$50 
Forward collision warning $200
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning system $200
Lane sway warning system $25
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Safety key$5 
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Second-row under-floor storage$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input $50
Interior air filter $0
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked fog lights $75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Heated second row seats $200
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels $350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0
Total Value of Features$7,030$7,685
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$655
Value of Feature Adjustments0-603

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20162016
ModelEscapeOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase105.9 in108.1 in
Length178.1 in189.6 in
Width72.4 in72.4 in
Height66.3 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,732 lb.3,810 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.1 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.8 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.3 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
67.8 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested80050%
Total Not Requested80050%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
PIN Code Access10No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Total Requested2100100%
Total Not Requested100%
Eyesight Driver Assist System
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200No
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50No
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1775100%

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