Compare 2018 Subaru Forester vs 2018 Ford Escape Model Details & Features

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Carter Subaru Ballard in Seattle Compares the 2018 Subaru Forester with the 2018 Ford Escape

When you're looking for a small crossover SUV with huge capability, the 2018 Subaru Forester is a natural choice. Of course, it makes sense to look at other options like the 2018 Ford Escape; however, when you compare the two, you'll see that Subaru offers you much more, and for a lower price! There's so much to love about Subaru; keep on reading to see how the 2018 Subaru Forester compares, then look through our inventory to find the one that's just right for you. Our regularly updated special offers give you an even greater value! Use our online form to schedule an appointment or just stop by Carter Subaru Ballard, located at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107.

2018 Subaru Forester2018 Ford Escape
$22,795Base Price MSRP$23,850
Symmetrical All-Wheel DriveStandard DrivetrainFront-Wheel Drive (4WD Available)
108.3 Cubic FeetPassenger Volume98.1 Cubic Feet
170Base Engine Horsepower168
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2018 Subaru Forester vs 2018 Ford Escape: Design

The 2018 Subaru Forester has a classic, refined design that's sure to please. It has a tighter curb-to-curb turning circle than the 2018 Ford Escape, and it manages to be more spacious inside! While the 2018 Ford Escape has 98.1 cubic feet of passenger volume and 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space, the 2018 Subaru Forester has 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume and 34.4 cubic feet of cargo space! In addition, a roof rack is standard on all but the entry-level trims of both vehicles; however, this rack isn't even available on the entry-level Escape, whereas it's an option on the entry-level 2018 Subaru Forester.

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2018 Subaru Forester vs 2018 Ford Escape: Performance

In terms of performance, the 2018 Subaru Forester puts out more power than the 2018 Ford Escape. The difference in the standard engine may not seem like much (170 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque in the 2018 Subaru Forester compared to 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque in the Escape), but the 2018 Subaru Forester is considerably lighter, so the power goes further. What's more, the 2018 Subaru Forester comes standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, a renowned AWD system. Front-wheel drive is standard on the Escape, though you can pay even more to get a 4WD system.

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2018 Subaru Forester vs 2018 Ford Escape: Safety

Modern vehicles are known for being safer than ever; however, some of them are safer than others. The 2018 Subaru Forester is the recipient of the prestigious Top Safety Pick rating from IIHS; the 2018 Ford Escape, on the other hand, did not receive that rating. The Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive that comes standard on the 2018 Subaru Forester means that you'll have greater control over your vehicle regardless of what trim level you choose. There's so much more that makes the 2018 Subaru Forester special; come visit today and find out for yourself!

Why Choose Subaru? Find Out at Carter Subaru Ballard in Seattle

Subaru vehicles are enormously popular here in the Pacific Northwest, and it's not hard to see why. Subaru vehicles are a perfect match for the region, with features like Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive making it easy to navigate rainy streets, dirt roads, and mountain trails alike. Innovations in safety like EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology work overtime to protect you and your family, while award-winning engineering means that Subaru vehicles are long-lasting. In fact, 98% of Subaru vehicles sold within the past decade are still on the road today. What's more, Subaru is dedicated to making the earth a better place; not only are Subaru vehicles built in a zero-landfill plant, but Subaru also devotes lots of time and resources to helping people, communities, pets, and the planet. Learn more about Subaru and its record of greatness at Carter Subaru Ballard, serving Bellevue and Kirkland.

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