The horsepower is a this thing that most of drivers take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Subaru which has by 33 percent more horsepower in comparison to the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. As a result the Subaru Forester IV will reach higher velocity. Due to more horsepower the Subaru should as well give noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Subaru's advantage. This vehicle burns 2.5 l less petrol in the mixed cycle compared to the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the mini 4x4 class, in which the Subaru Forester IV is classified, is 7.5 l whereas the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 consumes by 11 percent more fuel than the average.
The Subaru Forester IV has 101 newton meters more torque than the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. The difference at such level is quite big, so that the Subaru Forester IV will accelerate significantly better.
The fuel consumption of the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 is 1.2 l lower when compared to the Ford Escape III. Despite the fact that the difference is little, in the long run it may cause that the vehicle would be noticably cheper to use.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is reached tells us how fast an engine reaches its full output with growth in rmp. The lower rotational speed or the wider range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt faster.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Subaru Forester IV that can comprise 9 % more fuel in relation to the Ford. The average fuel tank size in the compact SUV segment, which is represented by the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4, equals 61 l, whereas in small off-road 4x4 class (represented by the Ford Escape III) it equals 61 l.
Ground clearance is defined as the minimum distance between the car body and the road. As far as the two compared vehicles are concerned, it is the Subaru which has 9 % higher ground clearance in relation to the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. This is why the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 will deal better when driving over imperfect roads and high curbs in the city. One drawback is the higher ride height means a higher center of gravity, which can negatively influence the handling of the car.
The engine capacity of the Subaru Forester IV is by 25 % bigger when compared to the Ford Escape III. For this reason the Ford will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
A Boxer engine placed inside the
Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 occurs to be noticeably
better because it is smaller and produces less vibrations compared to engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line.
Furthermore it is worth knowing
design results in that a
vehicle has a lower center of
gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one
inside the Ford Escape III, is that because of its simple construction it can be cheaper compared to
other types of engines.