2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Subaru Forester

Five-seater SUVs like the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Subaru Forester are in high demand since they offer just about everything you could want out a a vehicle. Do you want to know what it is like to ride in complete comfort with impressive fuel efficiency ratings while also  having the ability to do some towing? See the rest of our 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Subaru Forester comparison page to see how these two sporty models match up!

The 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Subaru Forester both come in at a highly affordable price point for what they offer. At the base level both the Escape and Forester are both cruising comfortably with a 29 MPG highway rating, so you won’t have to stop for gas too often. Each also comes with decent amounts of horsepower, though the Escape come standard with an automatic transmission but in the Forester you’ll have to pay for the upgrade.

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2017 Ford Escape differences between the 2017 ford escape and 2017 subaru forester 2017 Subaru Forester
$23,600 MSRP $22,595
21 City/29 Highway Standard MPG 22 City/29 Highway
3,500 pounds Max Trailer Rating 1,500 pounds
Available Apple CarPlay Compatible N/A

Differences between the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Subaru Forester

Both the 2017 Escape and 2017 Forester has available engine upgrades that can increase fuel efficiency or power for a sportier drive. The two actually stay pretty even in terms of horsepower, though the Ford Escape does have one distinct advantage. The 2017 Subaru Forester has a max trailering weight of 1,500 pounds. The 2017 Escape, on the other hand, can be configured to handle a trailer up to 3,500 pounds -- and is able to offer much more capability than the Forester.

The finely crafted interior of the 2017 Ford Escape is another area where it pulls away from its competitors. The 2017 Ford Escape is one of the first available vehicles with compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through its advanced infotainment system. The Subaru, while it does offer connectivity with smartphones, isn’t able to keep up with what the Ford Escape can do.

Ready to take your ride to the next level? Come by Holiday Ford in Fond du Lac to see what the 2017 Ford Escape is all able to offer you!

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