The 2017 Ford Escape refuses to rest on its laurels. This popular, compact, crossover SUV has received a set of enhancements, brandishing a bolder look and an advanced driving approach. Though these new features are high in technology, they are easy to use and improve your ability to control the vehicle.
This model’s driving dynamics equate to easier handling and more responsiveness, thanks to its engine options and its transmission. Ford offers two engine options: the 1.5-liter four-cylinder and the 2.0-liter engine with a twin-scroll turbocharger. The first one produces 179 horsepower while the other one delivers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque.
Moreover, you can expect higher fuel economy from the 2017 Escape. In fact, Ford claims that its fuel capacity will increase by 6%. The engine runs on a six-speed automatic transmission to ensure smooth transitions on the road. All-wheel drive is available, for better traction and control on any condition the road may present.
You can enjoy peace of mind with the 2017 Ford Escape because of its set of safety features, including Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Warning and Brake Support. This technology ensures constant control of the vehicle to help avoid accidents. A Lane-Keeping Assist is available as well to prevent you from drifting off your intended path. For safer parking and maneuvering, a Driver-Alert System and an Active Park Assist are offered.
With all these features, you can rest assured that the 2017 Escape can bring you to your destination in one piece. Test it out yourself at a Ford dealer near Fort Bliss.