2017 Subaru Forester VS 2017 Ford Escape Model Comparison in Tacoma, WA

2017 Subaru Forester VS 2017 Ford Escape Model Comparison in Tacoma, WA
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See How Well the new 2017 Subaru Forester Compares to the Ford Escape in Seattle

When you're shopping for a new SUV, you certainly have no shortage of choices. At Carter Subaru Ballard, we're pleased to be able to offer the rugged new 2017 Subaru Forester. We're so confident that it's the best SUV choice around that we've put together this page that shows just how well it fares when compared to the Ford Escape, one of its closest rivals. Take a look at the information we've compiled and then see us in Seattle for a test drive.

2017 Subaru Forester 2017 Ford Escape
$23,470 Base Model MSRP $24,645
Standard All-Wheel Drive Optional
170 Base Model Horsepower 168
250 Turbo Engine Option Horsepower 240
2017 Subaru Forester Compares vs Ford Escape Interior Comparison
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2017 Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape: Design Comparison

Not much separates the 2017 Subaru Forester and the Ford Escape at first glance. Both are aerodynamically designed SUVs that seat 5. The advantages of the Forester become clearer once you climb inside, though. The 2017 Forester offers more front head room, front shoulder room, rear hip room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room than the Escape. The Forester also offers greater cargo capacity than the Escape, with or without all seats in place.

2017 Subaru Forester model

2017 Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape: Performance Facts

While the 2017 Forester and the Ford Escape each feature a similar 4-cylinder engine at the base trim level capable of nearly identical fuel economy, the Subaru BOXER engine is capable of greater horsepower and torque vs. the Ford. The Escape only offers an automatic transmission whereas you have the option of a manual transmission in the Forester for finer control. Both SUVs feature a turbocharged engine at upper trim levels, and the Subaru option is significantly more powerful than the Ford once again. The Forester also offers more ground clearance than the Escape and all-wheel drive is standard on every Forester but optional in the Escape.

2017 Ford Escape model

2017 Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape: Safety Information

Standard safety features found in both the 2017 Forester and the Escape include a rearview camera, multiple airbags, traction control and ABS. You also have the option of driver assistance technology and an emergency telematics system at upper trim levels of both SUVs. As previously mentioned, all-wheel drive is standard equipment at every Forester trim level but merely an option in the Escape.

New Subaru Vehicles Available at Great Prices From Carter Subaru Ballard in Seattle

At Carter Subaru Ballard, we're all about giving you more. Not only do we offer a great selection of new Subaru vehicles, our frequently updated special offers make them more affordable. In addition, all you have to do is take a test drive and you're helping us to plant a forest one tree at a time. That's not all we do to give back to our local community, either, we support a wide variety of non-profit organizations and charities with the help of our loyal customers. Speaking of our customers, you'll experience a higher standard of service and outstanding value when you purchase from us thanks to the Carter Advantage. Come see for yourself how great the Subaru buying experience can be at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107. We're located within an easy drive of Bellevue, Kirkland or Redmond. We can't wait to add you to our ever-growing family of satisfied customers here at Carter Subaru Ballard!

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