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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: $29,715

Ford Escape Limited   
Difference: $3,254

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year200720202020
ModelEscapeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimitedTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $24,650 $31,095 $34,595
AWD 1,730    
Safety Package 595    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 395    
Luxury Comfort Package 1,095    
Sunroof 585    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245 245
Class II trailer hitch   619 619
AWD 1,590    
Safety Package 506    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 336    
Luxury Comfort Package 931    
Sunroof 498    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158 158
Class II trailer hitch   464 464
Options (change) 4,400 864 864
Options (change) 3,861 622 622
Destination 665 1,010 1,010
Total Price $29,715 $32,969 $36,469

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,721
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $26,467
Model Year200720202020
ModelEscapeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimitedTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine200hp V6182hp H4182hp H4
TransmissionA4CVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/23 MPG26/33 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 7?, 6440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/70-16225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$29,715$32,969$36,469
Adjustments for Features0-3,490-8,475
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,715$29,479$27,994
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,485$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year200720202020
ModelEscapeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimitedTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
4-speed automatic$800  
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Cruise control$250$250 
Heated steering wheel  $100
Keyless entry keypad$50  
Lead vehicle start alert  $25
PIN Code Access  $10
Power liftgate $350$350
Proximity key  $250
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Backup collision intervention  $150
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Brake assist $50$50
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Forward collision warning  $200
Hill descent control $250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning  $200
Lane sway warning  $25
Obstacle detection, rear$300 $300
Pedestrian detection  $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rearview camera $200$200
Stability control $400$400
Terrain selector $200$200
Traction control $100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Audio controls on steering wheel $125$125
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
Aux input $50$50
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25
Bluetooth cell phone link $100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325  
CD player $125$125
Dual-zone climate control  $125
HD radio $50$50
Interior air filter $0$0
Navigation map updates, three years  $0
Navigation system  $600
Satellite radio $200$200
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Rear spoiler $200$200
Sunroof$900  
Sunroof, large $1100$1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
LED headlights  $1000
Outside temperature display $50$50
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Memory system, driver seat  $200
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100
Power release, second row seats  $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Total Value of Features$5,675$9,165$14,150
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,490$8,475
Value of Feature Adjustments0-173-379

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20072020
ModelEscapeForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.2 in105.1 in
Length174.9 in182.1 in
Width70.1 in71.5 in
Height69.7 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,444 lb.3,449 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.3 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.6 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room49.1 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.3 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.3 ft376.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Limited

Safety Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Front side airbags350Yes
Side curtain airbags350Yes
Rollover sensor50Yes
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Unbranded, 320W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested52560%
Total Not Requested35040%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Limited

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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