Compare 2016 Subaru Forester VS Ford Escape Model Details & Features

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Subaru Superstore Serving Phoenix, AZ Compares The 2016 Subaru Forester To The 2016 Ford Escape

Your next SUV is a big investment which is why it should be available with a design you can be proud of, performance that is comfortable and engaging, and the highest level of safety available. The 2016 Ford Escape and 2016 Subaru Forester may at first appear to be similar in these regards but once the facts are on the table, the 2016 Subaru Forester is clearly the superior vehicle. When comparing entry level models as we are here, The Ford Escape immediately suggests that it is bringing more to the table with a price tag that starts out over $1,200 more than that of the 2016 Subaru Forester. Considering that the Subaru Forester comes standard with the enhanced safety and traction of symmetrical all-wheel drive while the Ford Escape requires even more money for 4-wheel drive, it is clear that the Ford Escape has some catching up to do. Take a look at the following facts and it will soon become obvious that the 2016 Subaru Forester from Subaru Superstore not far from Mesa, AZ is a far better investment.

2016 Subaru Forester2016 Ford Escape
$23,245Entry Level MSRP (Including Destination Charge)$24,485
5 StarNHTSA Safety Rating4 Star
108.3 Passenger Volume98.1
74.7 Cubic FeetMaximum Cargo Volume67.8 Cubic Feet

Subaru Superstore Serving Phoenix, AZ Compares Design

One of the many benefits to driving a SUV is that it provides more room to haul your gear and passengers on the next adventure. One would expect, that since the 2016 Ford Escape is considered a SUV, it would provide more room for passengers than their midsize sedan. Instead, the 2016 Ford Escape not only provides less passenger room than the Ford Fusion, but the 2016 Subaru Forester provides you and your passengers over 10 cubic feet more room to stretch out in. Perhaps the Ford Escape makes up for this disadvantage with more cargo room? Subaru takes the trophy here too with nearly 7 cubic feet more maximum cargo space. Clearly the extra space that prompts us to enjoy an SUV is not where the 2016 Ford Escape justifies its higher price tag. Further design features like 8.7 inches of ground clearance, roof rails standard on all but the entry level, and standard daytime running lights make the 2016 Subaru Forester more capable, versatile, and convenient than the Ford Escape. Stop by Subaru Superstore serving Scottsdale, AZ to learn more about the advantages that come with upgrading to the 2016 Subaru Forester.

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Subaru Superstore Serving Phoenix, AZ Compares Performance

With more power and nearly the same fuel economy, the 2016 Subaru Forester wastes no time pulling ahead of the 2016 Ford Escape in terms of performance. A closer look will show that the performance advantage in the 2016 Subaru Forester goes beyond power. The standard Boxer engine is designed to lay flat with horizontally opposed cylinders which means that the Subaru Forester provides enhanced handling thanks to the lower center of gravity. This brilliant design also allows the engine to naturally cancel out noise and vibrations which requires additional moving parts on traditional engines like in the Ford Escape. Both vehicles do come with the option of more powerful engines but the 2.0 liter turbocharged Boxer engine in the Subaru Forester provides greater horsepower and achieves better fuel mileage in the city. The 2016 Subaru Forester also comes standard with the superior traction and safety of symmetrical all-wheel drive. The Ford Escape can be upgraded to 4-wheel drive which only widens the the price gap without the performance of all-wheel drive. When it comes to performance, it is clear that the 2016 Subaru Forester provides you with more for the money so cruise into Subaru Superstore in Chandler, AZ and get behind the wheel of a 2016 Subaru Forester.

2016 Ford Escape

Subaru Superstore Serving Phoenix, AZ Compares Safety and Features

The difference in safety and features between the 2016 Ford Escape and Subaru Forester isn't even a close one. Subaru has long been an ideal choice for safety minded shoppers as the only automaker to earn IIHS Top Safety Picks or better for every model in its lineup. The IIHS has not yet completed safety testing on the 2016 Ford Escape and Subaru Forester but a look at the 2015 safety results are telling. While the the Subaru forester earned the highest possible ratings, the Ford Escape not only failed to receive an award, it performed poorly in the small overlap front crash test. The NHTSA has completed testing for the 2016 models and their results are as we expect. The 2016 Ford Escape performed with a sub-par 4-star rating while the 2016 Subaru Forester earned the top 5-star safety rating. Ask a knowledgeable sales consultant at Subaru Superstore near Gilbert, AZ to tell you about the available EyeSight system which helps the Subaru Forester be one of the safest vehicles ever made.

Find Your Next Vehicle At Subaru Superstore Serving Phoenix, AZ

Here at Subaru Superstore, we understand the difficulties of shopping for your next vehicle and we take pride in providing you with a new level of service. Our vast inventory of the latest Subaru models is just one way we put the Superstore in our Subaru Superstore name. We want make sure that you can easily find the right vehicle for your needs so we encourage you to check out out certified pre-owned Subaru models and our wide variety of excellent used vehicles. When the time comes to take care of your ride, take advantage of regularly updated specials in our Service Center. While you're here, be sure to take a look at the huge selection of genuine Subaru parts and accessories available in our Parts Department. A visit to Subaru Superstore is always worth the trip from Tempe, AZ so come see us at 1050 S. Gilbert Road, Chandler, AZ 85286. Our courteous sales professionals are available to answer questions and schedule your test drive at (888) 859-6735.

2016 Subaru Forester VS Ford Escape Model Comparison at Subaru Superstore
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