Compare 2001 Ford Escape vs 2001 Subaru Forester

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4-Door 103" WB XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape 4-Door 103" WB XLS 23 28 $17,058 $18,185
Escape 4-Door 103" WB XLS 4WD 22 26 $18,537 $19,810
Escape 4-Door 103" WB XLT 23 28 $18,469 $19,735
Escape 4-Door 103" WB XLT 4WD 22 26 $19,947 $21,360
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4-Door L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door L Automatic 22 27 $19,223 $21,095
Forester 4-Door L Manual 21 28 $18,504 $20,295
Forester 4-Door S Automatic 22 27 $21,495 $23,695
Forester 4-Door S Automatic w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,391 $24,695
Forester 4-Door S Manual 21 28 $20,776 $22,895
Forester 4-Door S Manual w/Premium Pkg 21 28 $21,672 $23,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,058
$19,223
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,185
$21,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$352 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 51.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
133.1 94.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 53.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
36.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 99.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 68.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.4 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
41.0 42.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
25.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
173.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.8 -
Height, Overall (in)
69.1 65.0
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
34.9 31.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 57.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 175.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 21.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
52.6 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
38.9 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.9 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.0 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.8 36.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
59.0 63.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.8 63.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.65 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.00 10.7 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.7
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R15 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
T7J NA
Front Tire Size
P225/70R15 205/70SR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/90R17 205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code
T7J NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2991 3195
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 75
Engine
Displacement
2.0L (121) 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
127 @ 5400 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4500 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99B NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.837 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.454 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.058 1.62
Trans Order Code
443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.588 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.030 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.666 3.03
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.310 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Subaru Forester
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Parallel Link
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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