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Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape 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
ModelForesterEscape
Trim2.0XT TouringTitanium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $32,045
Base Invoice $33,675 $30,602
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Remote start 455  
Universal garage door opener 120  
All-weather floor mats 81 125
Roof rack crossbars 181 145
Class II trailer hitch 619  
Towing Package   495
Safe and Smart Package   1,295
Cargo tray   90
Cargo cover   135
AWD   1,350
Panoramic sunroof   995
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Remote start 341  
Universal garage door opener 78  
All-weather floor mats 52 119
Roof rack crossbars 117 137
Class II trailer hitch 464  
Towing Package   470
Safe and Smart Package   1,230
Cargo tray   86
Cargo cover   128
AWD   1,290
Panoramic sunroof   945
Options (change) 1,701 4,630
Options (change) 1,210 4,405
Destination 915 995
Total Price $38,706 $37,670
Total Invoice $35,800 $36,002

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,881
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $606
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterEscape
Trim2.0XT TouringTitanium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4245hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8355, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-18
Total Price$38,706$37,670
Adjustments for Features0-845
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,706$36,825
Total Invoice$35,800$36,002
Adjustments for Features0-808
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,800$35,194

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterEscape
Trim2.0XT TouringTitanium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
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 $200
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 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$300 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
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
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
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$6,785$7,630
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$845
Value of Feature Adjustments0-808

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterEscape
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in105.9 in
Length180.9 in178.1 in
Width70.7 in72.4 in
Height66.4 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.3,765 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in54.5 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in52.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft334.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft368.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Towing Package
FeatureValueRequested?
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
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
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 Requested170094%
Total Not Requested1006%

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