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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: $37,646

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $3,714

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,835 $34,895
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
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
Panoramic sunroof 945  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Universal garage door opener   78
Remote start   341
Class II trailer hitch   464
Options (change) 3,280 1,701
Options (change) 3,115 1,210
Destination 1,245 1,050
Total Price $41,360 $37,646

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,419
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,963
Model Year20202021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp I4182hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-19225/55-18
Total Price$41,360$37,646
Adjustments for Features-1,2950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,065$37,646

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20202021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-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
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Second-row under-floor storage$150 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Aux input $50
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Active grille shutters$0 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
LED headlights $1000
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
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 
Total Value of Features$7,980$6,685
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,295$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1370

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20202021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.7 in105.1 in
Length180.5 in182.1 in
Width74.1 in71.5 in
Height66.1 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,299 lb.3,450 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.4 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.3 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.8 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
33.5 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
65.4 ft376.1 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 controls100No
Trailer sway control25No
Total Requested20044%
Total Not Requested25056%
Safe and Smart Package
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested165094%
Total Not Requested1006%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Touring

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

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