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Engines & Power

Escape XLS FWD Manual

Forester 2.5 X

Standard Engine 2.3L 153 hp I4 2.5L 173 hp H4
Horsepower 153 @ 5800 RPM 173 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 152 @ 4250 RPM 166 @ 4400 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 16/SOHC
Displacement (cc) 2261 2457
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.44 X 3.70 3.92 X 3.11
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Escape XLS FWD Manual

Forester 2.5 X

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 5-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Escape XLS FWD Manual

Forester 2.5 X

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 99.40 95.40
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 29.20 30.70
Standard Towing (lb.) 1500 2400
Max Towing (lb.) 1500 2400
Standard Payload (lb.) No data 1010
Max Payload (lb.) No data 1010
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data 4150
Max GVWR (lb.) No data 4150

Braking & Traction

Escape XLS FWD Manual

Forester 2.5 X

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A Std.
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A Std.
Traction Control Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. N/A
Next Steps

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