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2014 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2014 Ford Escape Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Escape than in the Subaru Tribeca, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Escape will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru Tribeca.

Convenience
With the Ford Escape, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Tribeca, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Subaru Tribeca is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Escape. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Subaru Tribeca will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Ford Escape.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Tribeca is much wider than the Ford Escape, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Subaru Tribeca, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Escape.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Subaru Tribeca does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Escape.

Handling
The Subaru Tribeca has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Escape, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Subaru Tribeca will do just as well as the Ford Escape, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Subaru Tribeca has a little more horsepower than the Ford Escape.

Utility
The Subaru Tribeca offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Escape, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Subaru Tribeca has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Escape.

Warranty
The Subaru Tribeca comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Escape.


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2014 Subaru
Tribeca

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MSRP*: $34,095
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2014 Ford
Escape

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MSRP*: $23,100 - $30,850
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 16 22 - 23
Highway MPG: 21 30 - 32
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $31,962 $21,772 - $28,769

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