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Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,670

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $1,036

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,800

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $202

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
TrimTitanium2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,045 $36,090
Base Invoice $30,602 $33,675
Towing Package 495  
Safe and Smart Package 1,295  
Cargo tray 90  
All-weather floor mats 125 81
Cargo cover 135  
Roof rack crossbars 145 181
AWD 1,350  
Panoramic sunroof 995  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Universal garage door opener   120
Remote start   455
Class II trailer hitch   619
Towing Package 470  
Safe and Smart Package 1,230  
Cargo tray 86  
All-weather floor mats 119 52
Cargo cover 128  
Roof rack crossbars 137 117
AWD 1,290  
Panoramic sunroof 945  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Universal garage door opener   78
Remote start   341
Class II trailer hitch   464
Options (change) 4,630 1,701
Options (change) 4,405 1,210
Destination 995 915
Total Price $37,670 $38,706
Total Invoice $36,002 $35,800

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,881
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $606
Model Year20182018
TrimTitanium2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine245hp I4250hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18225/55-18
Total Price$37,670$38,706
Adjustments for Features-8450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,825$38,706
Total Invoice$36,002$35,800
Adjustments for Features-8080
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,194$35,800

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
TrimTitanium2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AC power outlet$100 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Lead vehicle start alert $25
PIN Code Access $10
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Backup collision intervention $150
Curve control$50 
Hill descent control $250
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Obstacle detection, side$100 
Pedestrian detection $50
Safety key$5 
Terrain selector $200
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Second-row under-floor storage$150 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Active grille shutters$0 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
4G LTE connectivity$0 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Aux input $50
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
LED headlights $1000
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$7,530$6,685
Value of Feature Adjustments$845$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-8080

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.9 in103.9 in
Length178.1 in180.9 in
Width72.4 in70.7 in
Height66.3 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,765 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.7 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.5 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.2 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.3 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
34.0 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
68.0 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Towing Package
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Total Requested30067%
Total Not Requested15033%
Safe and Smart Package
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested155094%
Total Not Requested1006%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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