2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Subaru Outback

September 18th, 2019 by

Visit Sheridan Ford on Kirkwood Highway to lease or buy a brand new 2019 Ford Escape. The 2019 Ford Escape is available in four models: Ford Escape S, Ford Escape SE, Ford Escape SEL and Ford Escape Titanium. Each model is very affordable. In fact, compared to the 2019 Subaru Outback, the Ford Escape is your more affordable option. Both SUVs have seating for five and similar fuel economy, but the available packages and features in the new 2019 Ford Escape make it the better choice. Visit Sheridan Ford to learn more about this Ford SUV. 


The 2019 Ford Escape features three engine options:

  • 2.5L I-4 engine (standard in the Ford Escape S)
  • 1.5L turbocharged EcoBoost® engine (standard in the Ford Escape SE and SEL)
  • 2.0L twin-scroll EcoBoost® engine (standard in the Ford Escape Titanium)

Enjoy the many features in the 2019 Ford Escape that enhances its power and performance, one being the optional Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive. This system monitors the road, and will automatically send power to all four wheels to provide better traction as your driving conditions change. Rain and snow are no match for the Ford Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive system.

When properly equipped The 2019 Escape is capable of towing up to 3,500 lbs. See Sheridan Ford for more details on how you can tow more.

Enhanced Active Park Assist1 uses the rear camera and other sensors to help you parallel park perfectly every time. Variable Assist Power Steering in the 2019 Escape allows the driver to easily take on sharp turns and maintain consistent control at higher speeds. 

The 2019 Ford Escape is also equipped with AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control, both features that keep the Escape firmly planted through sharp curves and other rocky or hilly situations by using reduced engine power and selective braking as needed.


With both SUVs, you’ll have enough seating for five. The 2019 Ford Escape provides you and your passengers plenty of spacious cargo room. The Escape allows 34 cu.ft. of cargo space with the back seats in the upright position and 68 cu.ft. of cargo space with them folded down. Make sure you compare the cargo space in the Ford Escape to the 2019 Subaru Outback.


Arrive at every destination safely with the  Ford Safe and Smart™ package, now available in the 2019 Ford Escape. These features automatically engage as they are needed, allowing you to focus on the road. They don’t replace you as a driver, but provide you back up as needed. These features include: 

  • Driver-activated front rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support
  • Panel roof included in the Ford Safe and Smart Plus Package

The 2019 Ford Escape features a driver alert monitor which is designed to prevent inattentive and tired drivers from potentially swerving or causing an accident. This alert makes a warning sound and suggests the driver take a break when the driver is perceived to not be paying their full attention. This feature is available on the SE, SEL and Titanium trim options of the 2019 Ford Escape.

Now that you’ve taken the time to compare the 2019 Ford Escape to the 2019 Subaru Outback, it’s time to test drive the 2019 Ford Escape at Sheridan Ford. See all it’s great features in action and discuss finance deals with our friendly sales team. Go see Joe today!

1. Driver Assist Features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.
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