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2015 Ford Escape 2015 Subaru Forester 2014 Toyota RAV4
FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 4WD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr Titanium
  • 4WD 4dr Titanium
2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium Manual
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 2.0XT Premium
  • 2.5i Touring
  • 2.0XT Touring
FWD 4dr LE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr LE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr LE (GS)
  • AWD 4dr LE (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr LE (GS)
  • FWD 4dr XLE (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr XLE (GS)
  • AWD 4dr XLE (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr XLE (GS)
  • FWD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr Limited (GS)
  • AWD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • AWD 4dr Limited (GS)

Prices

MSRP $23,100 $22,195 $23,550
Invoice $21,772 $20,995 $22,020
Avg. Paid N/A $21,934 $23,486

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.0 7.3
Critics' Rating 8.8 8.8 7.3
Performance 8.5 7.6 7.2
Interior 7.6 7.5 6.9
Safety N/A 8.5 8.5
Reliability N/A N/A 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Helpful available hands-free power liftgate
  • Peppy turbocharged engine options
  • Sporty handling
  • Handsome cabin
  • Good fuel economy
  • Ample cargo space
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Peppy turbocharged engine
  • Ample cargo space
  • Plenty of standard features
  • Roomy cabin
Cons
  • MyFord Touch touch controls could be more responsive
  • Outdated navigation system
  • Some cheap interior plastics
  • Sluggish acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.5 L/152 Regular Unleaded H-4 2.5 L/152 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.5 L/152
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 29 Hwy 24 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.9 103.9 104.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.1 180.9 179.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 70.7 72.6
Height, Overall (in) 66.3 66.4 65.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3515 3296 3435

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500 1500 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.1 108.3 101.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.4 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43 42.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56 57 57.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.9 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 39 39.8 38.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.5 55.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 53 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 67.8 74.7 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 34.3 34.4 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 34.3 34.4 38.4

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 168 @ 6000 170 @ 5800 176 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4500 174 @ 4100 172 @ 4100
Transmission Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 38.8 34.8 34.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 29 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.1 15.9 15.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone Double Wishbone

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard