Ford first unveiled the present Escape at the 2013 Auto Show in Los Angeles. Today, at the same show, the automaker unveiled a redesigned edition of the current Escape for the model year 2017. The new 2017 Ford Escape comes as a trendy compact crossover, stuffed with new technology characteristics, fuel-competent turbocharged engines and redesigned additional and inner styling. However still good-looking, the appearance of the new Escape is going to attract younger customers, related to the latest vehicles, such as the Fiesta, Fusion and the Focus. The attractive inner and additional stylizing and powerful engines will make the new Escape a strong opponent to compete having its powerful rivals, such as the Mazda CX-5, Chevrolet Equinox, RAV4 and the CR-V.
2017 FORD ESCAPE REDESIGN
The 2017 Escape shares their book six-sided slim grille with the Fusion and Edge models. There are two outside bars within the grille, holding the emblem of Ford. The external portion of the new Escape has been modernized with HID headlamps and LED sunshine operating lights. The lights believe spectacular, angular form. The front bumper of the new vehicle has been set with a vast middle cut-out with two small hollows. The fog lights of the vehicle are fixed below the headlamps. The front wheels are accommodated with parking sensors and low-installed air deflectors.
When the new Escape is viewed from the sides, the vehicle looks like the current Escape a lot. There is a brawny gear point operating beneath the windows and it kinks at the D-pillar in the upward direction. There is as well a hard pronunciation point, streaming through the door grips, making the new vehicle appear wider. At the back, the new Escape is outfitted with innovative taillights. Additionally, it characteristics double exhaust tips beneath the bumper and a two-inch trailer get receiver.
2017 FORD ESCAPE INTERIOR
The interior features of the next gen Ford Escape have not yet been established by the auto manufacturer. Nevertheless, heavy interior restyling of the current model is anticipated. It still sits on a solid platform with two chair rows and presents seating for five travelers. It is also anticipated that the existing edition of the SYNC infotainment system will be modernized, together with recommendations across the dashboard.
2017 FORD ESCAPE SPECS
Based on rumors, the 2017 Ford Escape engine will be driven by a 4-cylinder, turbocharged option with the capacity of 2.5 liters with power of 168 horsepower. Yet another 1.6-liter twin-turbo engine comes as an optional mill with the new vehicle.
The luxurious models would come set with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter capacity turbocharged engine producing the maximum energy output of 240 horsepower.
All cut levels of the new vehicle are provided with a either front-wheel or a four-wheel get mode. For time being, the engines will be mated to a six-speed advanced transmission. After the release of the vehicle, Ford plans to equip the new vehicle with a 9-speed or a 10-paced computerized transmission.
2017 FORD ESCAPE PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
The release date is anticipated to be during the last part of 2016 with the starting price of $23,855.