This time the Ford decided not to take any chances with 2017 Ford Escape. It offers a range of engines and a versatile drivetrain to satisfy the requirements of just about any car aficionado.In addition, the comfortable interior with the latest in the interior style and design guarantees that your passengers will love every minute of the ride. The exterior is more of an update of the predecessor’s subdued looks than a quantum leap some of us may have expected, which is not necessarily bad since there are plenty of those who will value ‘no-bells-and-whistles’ approach in this day and age of aggressive lines.
Exterior and Interior
2017 Ford Escape exterior
The 2017 Ford Escape presents precise and sweeping lines with a touch of excitement provided by interesting cues The striking front comes with attractively creased hood and the retouched trademark slim grille. Looking at the profile, most of the changes do not immediately pop out, yet they do contribute to the friendly character of the model. The windows come with the blacked-out pillars, and below the better integrated door handles do not break the smooth lines connecting front to back.Looking around back, you can spot a few minor upgrades and the somewhat clumsy-boxy outline has been replaced with a more subtle contemporary design. The modified cabin offers a nice instrument panel and control layout, in addition to an upgraded covers on the seats, will make the interior of the Escape more enjoyable and, at the same time, quite effective.
2017 Ford Escape inside
The new 2017 Ford Escape, depending on a trim, is available with three engine options. The first engine is a 167 horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder that delivers 170 pound-feet of torque. The second one is a turbocharged 178 horsepower 1.6-liter four-cylinder that produces 185 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the third engine is 240 horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that delivers 270 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Ford Escape engine
The engine is backed up with six-speed automatic transmission and together they power the front wheel. The all-wheel drive is optional. The fuel economy stands at 25 mpg combined (22 city/31 highway) for 2.5 liter, 26 mpg on average (23 city/32 highway) for 1.6 liter and 25 mpg combined (22 city/30 highway) for turbocharged 2.0 liter engine.
2017 Ford Escape Price and Release Date
The 2017 Ford Escape will start to show up in dealerships in the November 2017, if we are to believe the rumors. The new Escape will fit well into the Ford’s waste fleet considering its equipped with efficient new powertrains and has an improved cabin. Since the outgoing model’s price tag was around $23,500, we can expect similar number for the upcoming model.
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October 31, 2016