The F-150 is Ford’s best-selling new vehicle, but it may surprise some that the Escape is Ford’s second best-selling vehicle. Here’s why the Ford Escape SUV is your best choice for a compact sport utility.
Styling, power, features, build quality, high quality materials inside and out, and an infotainment system are among the reasons the Ford Escape SUV is a clear winner.
Clean, crisp lines dominate the exterior styling with an expansive windshield and black and chrome appearance packages available. You can configure your Escape to exactly meet your desires.
Ford Escape SUV Specs
There are 3 engines available: the 2.5l I-VCT engine producing 175 hp and 175 lbs/ft of torque and the two Eco-Boost twin-scroll turbo-charged engines with best in class technology. Pick the fuel sipping 1.5l with turbo-charging, direct fuel injection and start/stop technology.
This engine is a class leader in fuel economy and power output, because it produces 181 hp and 185 lbs/ft of torque. The 2.0l Ti-CVT generates up to 240 hp and 270 lbs/ft of torque which has a 0 – 100 km/h time of 7.2 seconds. It also provides for increased towing capacity of 1,587 kgs (3,492 lbs), which is also a best in class.
Standard features in the Ford Escape SUV include, among many other items manual air-conditioning, centre floor console, 6 cup holders, carpeted floor mats, manual tilt/telescope steering wheel, power mirrors with blind spot mirrors, dual chrome exhaust, torque vectoring control, halogen headlights, tire pressure monitoring and much, much more.
The Ford Escape SUV comes standard with the Ford Sync infotainment system which includes features like hands free calling, smart phone integration, Voice activated 911 Assist® syncs with your phone and when an airbag is deployed it can call for help when you can’t, and more. This system can be upgraded to include Sync® 3 with voice activated navigation and Sync® Connect and a Sony™ stereo system.
Quality is Job 1® with Ford, and there’s no better example than the Escape. With JD Power™ ratings like Features & Accessories Quality – Mechanical; Overall Performance and Design; Features and Instrument Panel; Performance all rated at 5 out of 5 and Features & Accessories Quality – Design; Overall Quality; Overall Quality – Design; Comfort rated at 4 out of 5 the Escape is a winner.
There are 3 trim levels available S, SE and Titanium. Front wheel drive is standard and 4 wheel drive is available on all models. An impressive array of options, upgrades and 9 colours are available on all models. You can be sure of finding an Escape that fits your needs and desires.
Ford – Quality is Job 1®
Escape – Building on that legacy