Compare the New 2020 Subaru Forester vs. the 2020 Ford Escape

At Faulkner Subaru - Bethlehem, we're passionate about helping drivers from all over Bethlehem, PA find and afford the vehicles that are right for them. We offer a terrific selection of new Subaru models for sale, but one of our most popular options among all drivers is the new 2020 Subaru Forester. The Forester was recently updated and this year it offers more advanced features and capability than ever before. Whether you're looking for a well-equipped new crossover SUV that's as tech savvy as you are, a versatile SUV with plenty of space for passengers and cargo alike or one that can take on winter weather in Bethlehem and any off-road terrain standing between you and your next destination, you can do it all in the new 2020 Subaru Forester.

We want you to have complete confidence when making your decision about which vehicle is right for you. We know that there are many vehicles in the same class as the new Subaru Forester, but with so much to offer Bethlehem drivers, we think that you'll enjoy everything that the new Forester has to offer you. To help make your decision easier, we're going to compare the new 2020 Subaru Forester to the 2020 Ford Escape, giving you a side by side look at what both vehicles offer and why the Forester might be the optimal fit for your needs.


  • All 2020 Subaru Forester models come equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, allowing you to traverse the snowy roads around Bethlehem and rugged terrain with complete confidence and ease. The new Ford Escape also offers all-wheel drive on every model in its lineup, but it comes with standard front-wheel drive.
  • Both the Forester and the Escape offer impressive and almost identical estimated fuel economy in the city and on the highway. However, the Forester has 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity while the Escape offers 14.7 gallons, meaning you'll be able to travel further on a single tank of gas in the Forester.
  • The new Subaru Forester offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance, making it easy to travel through deep snow or enjoy a more commanding and clear view of the road. The Escape offers slightly less with 7.8-inches of ground clearance.
  • The Forester comes equipped with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 182-horsepower. The Escape comes with a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that produces 181-horsepower.

Interior Space

  • The new Subaru Forester offers more space for you and your passengers to relax in. The Forester offers 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume, compared to 104 cubic feet in the Escape.
  • When you fold down the second-row of seats, the Forester allows you to enjoy up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space for all your storage needs. The new Escape offers up to 65.4 cubic feet of cargo space.

Interior Features

  • Both the Forester and Escape offer an impressive suite of standard safety features, with the Forester offering the Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system and the Escape offering the Ford Co-Pilot 360® system. They both offer similar safety features, but only the Forester comes with standard adaptive cruise control.

Learn More About the New 2020 Subaru Forester During a Test Drive at Faulkner Subaru - Bethlehem

If you want to learn more about the new lineup of 2020 Subaru Forester models, we invite you to come see our large selection in person at Faulkner Subaru - Bethlehem. We're happy to help you identify the model that offers what you're looking for most and take you out for a test drive so you can experience it all for yourself.

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  1. Faulkner Subaru Bethlehem

    330 Stoke Park Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017

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