In response to the market's preference for SUVs over sedans, Ford has recently taken the dramatic step to deep-six its entire car lineup. It's a bold decision and one that will likely alienate a not-immaterial number of loyal buyers. Take one look at the new 2020 Ford Escape, though, and you get the sense that Ford has hedged its bets on its car-pocalypse predictions.
The Escape S comes with front-wheel drive, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, six-speed automatic with manually selectable gears, six-speaker audio system with AUX and 17-inch steel wheels. Also standard are a full brace of power accessories, air conditioning and front, side and curtain airbags, along with electronic stability control. Jumping to SE gets the 1.6-liter EcoBoost... Read more »
The Escape is available with a 153-hp 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission; or a 200-hp 3.0-liter V6 with a four-speed automatic. The V6 provides up to 3500 pounds of towing capacity. The compact SUV will also showcase the first U.S. automotive application of seating surfaces made entirely from... Read more »
If high cost, big size and poor handling have held you back from buying a sport-utility vehicle, then you may find the new Ford Escape appealing. At least that's Ford's thinking and we believe they are right on track. A completely new vehicle, the Ford Escape offers agile handling on both paved and unpaved roads.... Read more »
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