Current generation of Ford Escape was launched in 2012 which came with many drastic changes. It adopted a new look by swaying away from the boxy outlook although it took many inspiration from Ford Kuga. Likewise, this new 2017 Ford Escape will also get new design and modern technical gadgets. This car made its debut in 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, and Ford is hoping that it would help them to surpass its every competitors. This long anticipated car will get two new powertrain which would be a plus point for this crossover. New technical gadgets will help it to flaunt all it abilities thus making it an efficient crossover. It would incorporate many styling detail from its large counterpart, Edge which include angularity designed premium grille. Interior part will boast all kind of modern feature that will be available in future Ford’s crossovers. According many experts, this new Escape will help Ford to replenish its position in crossover segment. Previous sales figure of Escape were remarkable and it is expected to be same with this new model also.
2017 Ford Escape – Body and Designs:
2017 Ford Escape will be molded with an exquisite outer design which will be complemented with many small details. Overall outlook has much similarity with the current model but hard accent line, strong belt line and various other tiny details makes it apart.
Along with the old color option, it will also acquire three new color choices which are canyon ridge, lighting blue and white gold. This 2017 model will also adopt new wheel along with six wheel designs. Various updated and new amenities will be present in the body and they are:
- Large grille with six sided structure.
- HID headlight with day time running facility.
- New mist light.
- New bumper with two large opening.
- Body colored door handle.
- Option for roof rails.
- New LED tail lamp.
- Redesigned number plate section.
- 2 inch trailer hitch.
- Twin exhaust pipe.
Beautification of the Interior:
Cabin area of 2017 Ford Escape would exhibit lot of modification and it will be covered with new sleek lines and elegant style details. It will acquire all kind of modern standard gadgets along with top quality materials for comforts equipment and seats. Rear area of cabin will provide large amount cargo space that will help passengers to carry many luggage. Apart from all standard amenities, some new addition will be made and they are:
- New dashboard.
- Updated Sync 3 infotainment system.
- Color analog gauges screen.
- Automatic climate control.
- Sync Connect feature
Main Competitors in the Market:
Even though Escape has a huge reputation in the market but still new models from big giant will pose serious competition to them. Major competitors of 2017 Ford Escape will be:
- Mazda CX-5.
- Chevrolet Equinox.
- Jeep Cherokee.
- Honda CR-V.
- Toyota RAV4.
2017 Ford Escape – New Power House Detail:
2017 Ford Escape SUV would be powered by two new engine, one is 1.5 liter four cylinder EcoBoost engine that can produce 180 HP and 185 lb-ft while the other one is a 2.0 liter twin turbocharged EcoBoost that can produce 245 HP and 275 lb-ft. It would also get the old 2.5 liter i-VCT four cylinder engines. This engine will be mated with six speed automatic transmission but exact detail of EPA rating is still unknown to everyone.
2017 Ford Escape – Release Date and Price:
The new 2017 Ford Escape will hit the showroom in 2016. Overall price of Escape will remain same which is a good sign for the buyers but the exact the price detail still unknown. Base trim might cost around $23,000 while S trim will cost $25,000 and Titanium will cost around $30,000. Other added feature will cost extra as they won’t be included in the package.