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: $34,739.00
Make: Ford Trans: Automatic
Model: Escape A/C: Yes
Trim: SE Engine: I4 2.0 DOHC
Stock#: ES7-18710 Mileage: 75
VIN: 1FMCU0G98HUB18710
  • Power Liftgate
  • Equipment Group 201A
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/SelectShift
  • Class II Trailer Tow
  • Voice-Activated Navigation System
  • Roof Rack Crossbars (2)
  • Wheels: 18" Ultra Bright-Machined-Aluminum
  • Engine: 2.0L EcoBoost GTDI I-4
  • (0 I) Charcoal Black w/Heated Cloth Front Bucket Seats
  • SE Convenience Package
  • Tonneau Cover
  • 10-Way Power Driver Seat
  • Tires: 18"
  • 3.07 Axle Ratio
  • 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
Door mirrors : body-colour
Heated door mirrors
Tailpipe finisher : chrome
Power door mirrors
Bumpers : body-colour
Number of doors : 4
Rear cargo : liftgate
top Convenience Features
Overhead console
Tilt steering wheel
Front dual zone A/C
Rear beverage holders
Illuminated entry
Automatic temperature control
Speed control
Rear door bins
Passenger vanity mirror
Power windows
Passenger door bin
Driver vanity mirror
Driver door bin
Telescoping steering wheel
Front beverage holders
Remote keyless entry
Air conditioning
Emergency communication system
1-touch down
top Entertainment Features
Primary LCD size : 4.2"
Internet access capable : SYNC Services
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
MP3 decoder
1st row LCD monitors : 2
Speakers : 6
AM/FM radio
Radio data system
CD player
Wireless phone connectivity : Bluetooth
top Visibility and Instruments
Variably intermittent wipers
Outside temperature display
Rear window wiper
Low tire pressure warning
Front fog lights
Trip computer
Front reading lights
Display : analog
Delay-off headlights
Rear window defroster
Fully automatic headlights
Exterior parking camera rear
top Off-Road Capability
Ground clearance (min) : 200mm (7.9")
top Powertrain
Transmission : 6 speed automatic
Recommended fuel : Regular Unleaded
Number of valves : 16
Fuel tank capacity : 61.7L
Engine location : front
Fuel economy city : 10.2L/100 km
Manual-shift auto : SelectShift
Block heater
Cylinder configuration : I-4
Engine litres : 1.5
Limited slip differential
Compressor : intercooled turbo
Fuel economy highway : 7.8L/100 km
Drive type : front-wheel
Horsepower : 179hp @ 6,000RPM
Variable valve control
Fuel economy combined : 9.1L/100 km
Torque : 177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500RPM
top Safety and Security
ABS brakes
Occupant sensing airbag
Ignition disable
Electronic stability
Adjustable head restraints : driver and passenger w/tilt
Traction control
4 wheel disc brakes
Dual front impact airbags
Knee airbag
Panic alarm
Dual front side impact airbags
Overhead airbag
Brake assist
top Seats and Trim
Heated front seats
Split folding rear seat
Rear seats : split-bench
Rear seat centre armrest
Front seats : bucket
Max seating capacity : 5
Front centre armrest
top Specs and Dimensions
Front hiproom : 1,392mm (54.8")
Wheelbase : 2,690mm (105.9")
Front headroom : 1,013mm (39.9")
Exterior height : 1,685mm (66.3")
Rear hiproom : 1,330mm (52.4")
Engine bore x stroke : 79.0mm x 81.3mm (3.11" x 3.20")
Curb weight : 1,588kg (3,501lbs)
Engine horsepower : 179hp @ 6,000RPM
Interior cargo volume : 971 L (34 cu.ft.)
Exterior length : 4,524mm (178.1")
Engine torque : 177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500RPM
GVWR : 2,050kg (4,519lbs)
Rear headroom : 991mm (39.0")
Turning radius : 5.9m (19.4')
Compression ratio : 10.00 to 1
Engine displacement : 1.5 L
Passenger volume : 2,778L (98.1 cu.ft.)
Exterior body width : 1,838mm (72.4")
Front shoulder room : 1,421mm (55.9")
Towing capacity : 907kg (2,000lbs)
Rear legroom : 934mm (36.8")
Rear shoulder room : 1,404mm (55.3")
Interior maximum cargo volume : 1,920 L (68 cu.ft.)
Front legroom : 1,096mm (43.1")
top Suspension/Handling
Four wheel independent suspension
Speed-sensing steering
Wheel size : 17"
Power steering
Front tires : 235/55HR17.0
Rear anti-roll bar
Rear tires : 235/55HR17.0
Front anti-roll bar
Alloy wheels
top Warranty
Corrosion perforation warranty : 60 months/ unlimited distance
Roadside assistance coverage : 60 months/100,000km
Powertrain warranty : 60 months/100,000km
Basic warranty : 36 months/60,000km
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.