Meet Your New 2017 Ford Escape SE

2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
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2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
2017 Ford Escape SE
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Year: 2017 Price: $36,089.00
Make: Ford Trans: Automatic
Model: Escape A/C: Yes
Trim: SE Engine: I4 1.5 DOHC
Stock#: ES7-30609 Mileage: 75
  • Power Liftgate
  • Equipment Group 201A
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/SelectShift
  • Voice-Activated Navigation System
  • Roof Rack Crossbars (2)
  • SE Sport Appearance Package
  • Engine: 1.5L EcoBoost GTDI Sigma
  • (0 I) Charcoal Black w/Heated Partial Leather-Trimmed Sport Buckets Seats
  • SE Convenience Package
  • Tonneau Cover
  • 10-Way Power Driver Seat
  • Wheels: 19" Ebony Black Prem Painted Alum Wheels
  • Tires: 19"
  • Heated Partial Leather-Trimmed Sport Buckets Seats
  • LED Taillamps w/Black Bezel
  • Gloss Black Painted Upper Grille
  • Gloss Black-Painted Exterior Mirror Finish
  • Leather-Wrapped Gear Shift Knob
  • Leather-Wrapped 3-Spoke Steering Wheel
  • Front & Rear Gloss-Black Painted Skid Plates
  • Halogen Projector Headlamps w/Black Bezels
  • 9 Speakers
  • SYNC Connect
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Black Roof Side Rails
  • SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System
  • Power One-Touch Up/Down Front/Rear Windows
  • Halogen Projector Headlamps

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Dealer Comments
The Ford Escape is a mid-size sport-utility vehicle, which incorporates the latest technology and style; setting a high standard in the SUV category.

The five-passenger Escape is available in S, SE, and Titanium trims, in either front or four-wheel drive. Engine choices start with the 168-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder, followed by a 179-hp 1.6-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, and a 245-hp 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. All variations are paired with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. Standard equipment on all Escapes includes the SYNC communications and entertainment system with 4.2-inch screen, remote keyless entry, and eco-mode. Standard safety features include 7 airbags, automatic headlights, rear view camera, AdvanceTrac stability control, and tire pressure monitor.

The refreshed Escape has better fuel economy, increased interior storage space, and re-designed center console and controls.

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Perhaps best of all, the latest Sync 3 infotainment system - which debuted for 2016 - offers a vastly more sensible, intuitive, and quick-reacting interface, including a pinch-to-zoom map feature on the 8.0-inch touchscreen and improved voice recognition.
- Car and Driver, CarsDirect
If all these changes are sufficient to lure a few thousand millennials and boomers (currently the two biggest compact CUV buying groups) out of Honda showrooms, Ford's entry just might escape the runner-up platform on the sales podium.
- Motor Trend, CarsDirect
As Ford admitted at the start, there are 21 small SUV models for the Escape to compete against. To stay on top means unloading the kitchen sink, and Ford has certainly done that.
- AutoWeek, CarsDirect

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The Ford Escape, unlike most compact crossovers, is more like a tall wagon with rakish styling and sporty handling.Competitors include the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5, but the Escape offers the most responsive steering, crispest handling, and best body control (the CX-5 is a close second).The Escape also has the firmest ride; you don't get that sporty handling for nothing.

The 2017 Ford Escape gets freshened for the model year.Revised styling in front gives it the striking family looks Ford recently copied from Aston Martin.That small styling revolution for Ford goes back to the 2013 Ford Fusion, but it isn't dated yet.In fact, it might never be; the Aston grille shape goes back 50 years.

There are two new engines, a 1.5-liter replacing a 1.6, and a new version of the 2.0-liter.The new engines don't make much more horsepower than before, now 179 hp for the 1.5-liter, and 245 hp for the 2.0 liter, but they are more efficient than before.There is also a 2.5-liter making 168 horsepower, which only comes with front-wheel drive.

All-wheel drive is available with the 1.5-liter and 2.0-liter engines.

There are new available infotainment and safety features for 2017 Ford Escape models.Ford's Sync Connect now enables remote access to the car's functions via smartphone.New safety systems for 2017 Escape include adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with braking, lane keeping, active park assist that can steer the car into a parking space.A warning on the dash goes off if the car senses the driver is tired.Blind-spot monitoring continues to be available.

The 2016 Escape only received four stars overall for crashworthiness from the federal NHTSA, and a lowly Poor rating from the insurance industry's IIHS in the small overlap front test (hitting a telephone pole or edge of a wall).

Fuel mileage is decent but not a reason to buy the car.The three engines get about the same: the 1.5-liter is EPA-rated at 26 miles per gallon Combined, the 2.0-liter at 25 mpg, and the 2.5-liter at 24 mpg.If a purchase were measured on this just this basis, the 2.0-liter EcoBoost is the clear winner for us because it offers so much more power.

top Body Exterior
Number of doors : 4
Door mirrors : body-colour
Rear cargo : liftgate
Bumpers : body-colour
Power door mirrors
Tailpipe finisher : chrome
Heated door mirrors
top Convenience Features
Front dual zone A/C
Tilt steering wheel
Overhead console
Automatic temperature control
Illuminated entry
Rear beverage holders
Telescoping steering wheel
Driver door bin
1-touch down
Emergency communication system
Power windows
Passenger vanity mirror
Rear door bins
Air conditioning
Remote keyless entry
Front beverage holders
Speed control
Driver vanity mirror
Passenger door bin
top Entertainment Features
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
AM/FM radio
MP3 decoder
Speakers : 6
CD player
1st row LCD monitors : 2
Wireless phone connectivity : Bluetooth
Primary LCD size : 4.2"
Internet access capable : SYNC Services
Radio data system
top Visibility and Instruments
Exterior parking camera rear
Display : analog
Rear window wiper
Front reading lights
Trip computer
Fully automatic headlights
Delay-off headlights
Rear window defroster
Low tire pressure warning
Outside temperature display
Variably intermittent wipers
Front fog lights
top Off-Road Capability
Ramp breakover angle : 18 deg
Approach angle : 22 deg
Departure angle : 28 deg
Ground clearance (min) : 200mm (7.9")
top Powertrain
Compressor : intercooled turbo
Block heater
Number of valves : 16
Manual-shift auto : SelectShift
Drive type : four-wheel
Recommended fuel : Regular Unleaded
Fuel economy city : 10.7L/100 km
Transmission : 6 speed automatic
Fuel economy combined : 9.6L/100 km
Engine litres : 1.5
Cylinder configuration : I-4
Horsepower : 179hp @ 6,000RPM
Variable valve control
Engine location : front
Fuel economy highway : 8.3L/100 km
Limited slip differential
Torque : 177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500RPM
Fuel tank capacity : 61.7L
top Safety and Security
4 wheel disc brakes
Knee airbag
Adjustable head restraints : driver and passenger w/tilt
Dual front impact airbags
Ignition disable
Dual front side impact airbags
Electronic stability
Brake assist
Panic alarm
Overhead airbag
Traction control
ABS brakes
Occupant sensing airbag
top Seats and Trim
Rear seats : split-bench
Front centre armrest
Front seats : bucket
Rear seat centre armrest
Split folding rear seat
Max seating capacity : 5
Heated front seats
top Specs and Dimensions
Front legroom : 1,096mm (43.1")
Passenger volume : 2,778L (98.1 cu.ft.)
Turning radius : 5.9m (19.4')
Rear shoulder room : 1,404mm (55.3")
Exterior height : 1,685mm (66.3")
Rear hiproom : 1,330mm (52.4")
Engine torque : 177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500RPM
Rear legroom : 934mm (36.8")
Interior cargo volume : 971 L (34 cu.ft.)
Wheelbase : 2,690mm (105.9")
Front shoulder room : 1,421mm (55.9")
Exterior length : 4,524mm (178.1")
Rear headroom : 991mm (39.0")
Curb weight : 1,653kg (3,644lbs)
Front headroom : 1,013mm (39.9")
Interior maximum cargo volume : 1,920 L (68 cu.ft.)
Engine bore x stroke : 79.0mm x 81.3mm (3.11" x 3.20")
Engine horsepower : 179hp @ 6,000RPM
GVWR : 2,159kg (4,760lbs)
Exterior body width : 1,838mm (72.4")
Front hiproom : 1,392mm (54.8")
Engine displacement : 1.5 L
Compression ratio : 10.00 to 1
Towing capacity : 907kg (2,000lbs)
top Suspension/Handling
Front tires : 235/55HR17.0
Rear anti-roll bar
Rear tires : 235/55HR17.0
Four wheel independent suspension
Speed-sensing steering
Front anti-roll bar
Wheel size : 17"
Power steering
Alloy wheels
top Warranty
Corrosion perforation warranty : 60 months/ unlimited distance
Roadside assistance coverage : 60 months/100,000km
Basic warranty : 36 months/60,000km
Powertrain warranty : 60 months/100,000km
Prices may include cash incentives available to Canadian customers residing in the province of Ontario, for details about pricing available to customers outside of Ontario please contact us.