Ford Escape
 Subaru Forester
 Starting MSRP
 City/HWY Fuel Economy
 23/3031 26/33
 All-Wheel Drive
 Passenger Space (cu. ft.)
 98.7 111.9

Compare the New 2019 Subaru Forester to the 2019 Ford Escape!

In Draper and all over Sandy, Riverton and South Jordan, you need a vehicle that's able to conquer every season of the year, regardless of what the weather may look like on any given day. The Subaru Forester has always been known for providing you with the capability to take on deep snows and rugged terrain with the same ease as a drive down city streets, but with many new updates and enhancements to the new 2019 Forester lineup, you can take advantage of more than ever before. With a completely new exterior style, a larger interior for passengers and cargo alike, an enhanced single engine and many new technology additions and upgrades, the new 2019 Forester is as well suited for families and commuting to work as it is for skiers and those living the most active lifestyles in Draper. To help you understand the level of versatility and accommodations that the new 2019 Subaru Forester has to offer, we're going to compare it to the new 2019 Ford Escape, allowing you to see some of the many ways that the new 2019 Forester sets the bar for the rest of the competition!


2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Ford Escape

  • It's important to drive a vehicle with all-wheel drive here in the greater Sandy area. That's why every new 2019 Forester model comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, giving you the utmost traction and handling at all times so that you can take on any driving scenario with confidence. The Escape comes with standard front-wheel drive, resulting in all-wheel drive equipped models costing more.
  • Under the hood, the Forester delivers a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 182-horsepower, while the Escape falls short with its standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 168-horsepower.

  • The Forester achieves a higher estimated fuel economy than the Escape, offering up to 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The Escape offers up to 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
  • The Forester is far more spacious than the Escape is, offering 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space while the Escape offers just 98.7 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 68 cubic feet of cargo space.


  • The Forester comes with a standard 6.5-inch Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The Escape offers a similar infotainment system, but it's only available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto starting on the higher SE trims.
  • All 2019 Forester models now come with a standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, and more. The Escape offers similar safety features, but only when you choose the Ford Smart and Safe package.
  • For taking on deep Sandy snow, the Forester offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance while the Escape falls short with 7.9-inches of ground clearance.
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    Drive Home to Sandy in the New 2019 Subaru Forester Today!

    The only way to discover all of the features and capabilities that the new 2019 Subaru Forester has to offer is to join us at Mark Miller Subaru South Towne to test drive a model of your choice around Sandy, UT today!