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Comparing the 2025 Ford Escape vs 2025 Subaru Forester

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MSRP starting at:

34,244

Active FWD
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2025 Subaru Forester

MSRP starting at:

35,890

Convenience AWD
 
Overview
Base MSRP $34,244 $35,890
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.9 (2024) 9.1 (Est)
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.9 (2024) 7.2 (Est)
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded H-4
Displacement 1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 6000 180 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 3000 178 @ 3700
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.9 (2024) L/100 km 9.1 (Est) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.9 (2024) L/100 km 7.2 (Est) L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.9 (2024) L/100 km 9.1 (Est) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.9 (2024) L/100 km 7.2 (Est) L/100 km
Engine Order Code 99N
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded H-4
Displacement 1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 6000 180 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 3000 178 @ 3700
Trans Order Code 448
Trans Type 8 8
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.69 4.07 - 0.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 3.01
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.96 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.81 3.70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104 110.8
Front Head Room (in) 40 41.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.6
Second Leg Room (in) 40.7 39.4
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard N/A
3 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
3 Cylinder Engine Standard N/A
Turbocharged (Option) Standard N/A
Turbocharged Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel (Option) Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard N/A
8-Speed A/T (Option) Standard N/A
8-Speed A/T Standard N/A
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Standard N/A
All Wheel Drive N/A Standard
4 Cylinder Engine N/A Standard
CVT Transmission N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Temporary Spare Tire N/A Standard
Interior
Climate Control Standard Standard
Multi-Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control (Option) Standard N/A
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry (Option) Standard N/A
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors (Option) Standard N/A
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
Cloth Seats (Option) Standard Standard
Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Premium Sound System (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player (Option) Standard N/A
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Immobilizer Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard