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2013 Subaru Forester

2013 Ford Escape

  2012 Subaru Forester 4-door Auto 2.5X Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Ford Escape FWD 4-door S Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$21,295
$22,470
Invoice $20,166 $21,178
MPG
City/Highway
19/27 21/33
Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The rugged 2013 Subaru Forester handles well and copes confidently with any weather and road surface--and the XT turbo models are sporty--but its economy-car interior and sluggish automatic remain drawbacks. Read Full Review After eleven years, a change-up: the 2013 Ford Escape drops the faux-SUV pitch and reels off authentically athletic looks and performance. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Simple, utilitarian design
  • Superb handling for a crossover
  • Confidence even in bad conditions
  • Turbo XT models are quick

Dislikes:

  • Automatic is signficantly slower
  • Unsophisticated cabin materials
  • Fuel economy below average
  • Base model is really stripped down

Likes:

  • Tight new styling
  • Taut ride and handling
  • High estimated gas mileage
  • More useful cargo space
  • Abundant technology features

Dislikes:

  • Front end's awkward
  • Front-seat knee room
  • Are seats too firm?
  • MyFord Touch improved, not painless
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