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Subaru Outback vs. Ford Escape Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Ford Escape Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,670

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $1,801

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,002

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $470

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackEscape
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTitanium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $32,045
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $30,602
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585    
Class II trailer hitch 547 547  
Remote start 470 470  
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458  
All-weather floor mats 101 101 125
Towing Package     495
Safe and Smart Package     1,295
Roof rack crossbars     145
Cargo tray     90
Cargo cover     135
AWD     1,350
Panoramic sunroof     995
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323    
Class II trailer hitch 410 410  
Remote start 352 352  
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343  
All-weather floor mats 65 65 119
Towing Package     470
Safe and Smart Package     1,230
Roof rack crossbars     137
Cargo tray     86
Cargo cover     128
AWD     1,290
Panoramic sunroof     945
Options (change) 3,161 1,576 4,630
Options (change) 2,493 1,170 4,405
Destination 915 915 995
Total Price $39,471 $41,181 $37,670
Total Invoice $36,472 $38,174 $36,002

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Ford Escape

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,071
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $728
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackEscape
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTitanium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6245hp I4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12355, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18235/50-18
Total Price$39,471$41,181$37,670
Adjustments for Features0-90-270
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,471$41,091$37,400
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,620$0
Total Invoice$36,472$38,174$36,002
Adjustments for Features0-83-258
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,472$38,091$35,744
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,619$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Ford Escape

Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackEscape
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTitanium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Keyless entry keypad  $50
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25 
PIN Code Access$10$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$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Backup collision intervention$150$150 
Curve control  $50
Hill descent control$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Lane sway warning$25$25 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, side  $100
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Safety key  $5
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75 
Trailer sway control  $25
Cargo Management 
Roof rack$300 $300
Roof rails $250 
Second-row under-floor storage  $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50
App support  $100
Aux input$50$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Voice control for external devices  $0
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25
Laminated front side windows  $200
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Rear bumper protector $40 
Sunroof$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Heated second row seats$200$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$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Total Value of Features$8,385$8,475$8,655
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$90$270
Value of Feature Adjustments0-83-258

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Ford Escape

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackEscape
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in105.9 in
Length189.9 in178.1 in
Width72.4 in72.4 in
Height66.1 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.3,765 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.15.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in54.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in55.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in52.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft334.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft368.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Total Requested260080%
Total Not Requested65020%

Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Towing Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Total Requested42594%
Total Not Requested256%
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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