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Ford Escape Reviews

Ford EscapeFinding an SUV that’s spacious with comprehensive features can take you all over the internet. To help drivers in the Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler areas know what makes the Ford Escape stand out, we at Baierl Automotive have compiled this list of reviews on this unique SUV.

Read more to learn about the capabilities of the Ford Escape and what great things reviewers are saying about this robust SUV.

2019 Ford Escape Review
2018 Ford Escape Review

Ford Escape: A Brawny Engine

The Escape offers a standard 2.5L Duratec engine, which generates 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. This engine also provides an EPA-estimated 21 city MPG and 29 highway MPG, so you’ll be able to avoid the pump for a while.

If you’re looking for a more powerful engine option, look to the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology. This robust engine provides 245 horsepower with 275 lb-ft of torque and an EPA-estimated 21 city MPG and 28 highway MPG. This engine will even stop itself while you idle and start it back up when you press the gas. You’ll be able to get the most out of your drive with this brawny engine option.

Ford Escape Cargo Space

Ford Escape open cargo areaThe Ford Escape offers an extensive amount of cargo space for drivers who need to carry everything they need for their next adventure.

Inside this spacious SUV, you’ll find 34 cubic feet of space in the cargo area. If that’s not enough, you can expand the cargo volume to 68 cubic feet with the rear seats lowered. This SUV will be able to carry whatever you throw at it with a roomy cargo area.

A Comfortable Cabin

You’ll find a very spacious cabin inside the Ford Escape with a passenger volume of 98.7 cubic feet of space. Everyone inside the vehicle will be able to feel cozy and satisfied inside this roomy cabin.

There is also plenty of legroom for you and your passengers to stretch out in. Enjoy a front legroom of 43.1 inches and a rear legroom of 37.3 inches. Everyone will be able to relax during long car rides, making this SUV great for road trips.

Ford Escape Trim Levels

The Ford Escape offers four trim levels to choose from that let you find the best model for your needs.

In its base trim, the Ford Escape S, you’ll find the 2.5L Duratec engine. This trim also offers an optional remote start system, so you can warm up the car before you get in. You’ll also find a standard SYNC® infotainment system inside this trim, allowing for navigation and call and text functionality through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

Ford Escape lifestyleIf you want a bit of an upgrade, look to the Ford Escape SE. This trim also comes with the 1.5L EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology, which produces 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque with an EPA-estimated 23 city MPG and 30 highway MPG.

People looking for a step up can explore the Ford Escape SEL. With this trim, you’ll find features like leather seating and heated sideview mirrors for a more comfortable experience.

For the most robust option available with the line of Ford Escape SUVs, check out the Ford Escape Titanium. This vehicle offers all the previous features along with systems like an enhanced active park assist feature. With this technology, your SUV will steer itself automatically to park for you; all you need to do is press the gas, brake, and switch gears.

Towing Capacity

In addition to being able to carry a lot in the cargo area, the Ford Escape offers a brawny max towing capacity for drivers looking to carry extra camping equipment with them.

With the standard 2.5L engine, you can carry 1,500 pounds behind this powerful SUV. If you’re looking for a bit of extra power, look to the 1.5L EcoBoost® engine for 2,000 pounds of towing capacity—great for small aluminum boats and pop-up tent trailers.

If you want the maximum amount of towing capacity from the Ford Escape, upgrade to the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine for 3,500 pounds of towing. With this amount of power, your vehicle will be able to tow a lightweight travel trailer, making camping a breeze.

Test Drive the Ford Escape

If you’re looking for a smart and comfortable SUV with a large cargo capacity, look to the Ford Escape. At Baierl Automotive, we want drivers in the Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler areas to know what the Ford Escape has to offer.

If you’re interested in the Ford Escape, schedule a test drive with us online or over the phone today!

 

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