A superior seating position, a bit of off-road capability, generous space and functionality are the best combination to make the best compact crossover such as the 2017 Ford Escape. This will make it stand out from the crowd. Still, the new Escape will only come with a few minor styling changes though EcoBoost engines will be new and connectivity and technology features will be the most advanced.
2017 Ford Escape Engine
A 1.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine will be tuned up and standard on lower level model that boost 180 hp and 185 pound-feet of torque. A 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine can crank up 245 hp and 275 pound-feet as it gets efficiency and fine-tuning improved due to exhaust manifold revision and new pistons. The base model of 2017 Ford Escape will get the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit from the previous model. A six-speed automatic is available across the board.
2017 Ford Escape Interior
The Escape will be the first model that get the latest generation of Ford’s Sync Connect technology for global market. The new Sync Connect is upgraded that allows users to use a smartphone app to ignite and enter their 2017 Ford Escape in remote operations. Users can also use the app to distantly check the amount of remaining fuel, to program upcoming starting times and obtain vehicle information. The new Sync 3 system offers the Connect features that come with a more insightful graphic display, improved voice recognition, and quicker performance.
2017 Ford Escape Design Styling
Compared to the previous model, the new escape exterior design is basically unchanged except the trapezoidal grille shape though it gets lots of new sheetmetal. The aluminum hood is new along with the fenders, fascia, and headlights. The front doors, A-pillars, and fender liners of 2017 Ford Escape get acoustic insulation addition while the windshield and the doors get laminated acoustic glass.