2017 Ford Escape Release Date, Specs
The crossover vehicles with modern updates are available in the markets. Car manufacturers are interested in updating the systems according to the modern technologies. Ford is the most prominent name in this industry. The crossover vehicles are coming with full luxurious features. Recent updates confirm that Ford is in the final phase of new car development. Ford is preparing special options including the SUV, luxury, and sports cars. The new 2017 Ford Escape is a best perform vehicle for the European and Asian markets.
2017 Ford Escape – Exterior and Interior Design
The design of the upcoming model depends on the latest platform concepts. Ford will continue to the new platform in order to generate special look and structure for new Ford Escape. Aluminum has been employed for a low weight structure production. Steel is used for the durability.
Ford has made the exterior really impressive by adding modern changes. It has developed a new front view in order to change the previous concepts. The front of new model is based on grille, headlights, bonnet, tires, rims and indicators. The bonnet has two curves on the margins. Headlights are totally new with LED technology. Indicators have the new shape because of extreme marginal position. Tires are more powerful with 18 inches size. Rims are metallic (aluminum based) with an ideal style. Grille has a new shape because of large and wide openings. Ford has used a new scheme of aerodynamics to reduce air friction.
2017 Ford Escape Interior designing provides a luxury look. Drivers will get a specious cabin with leather upholstery. A sophisticated look has been maintained in this five seated car. The drivers have a new gearbox, power steering, two speedometer and decent dashboard. Interior climate adjustment, automatic weather updates, satellite radio, GPS, Google’s and navigation help to improve the driving pleasure. USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and smart phone connector are some modern connectivity options. A large HD display (7.8 inches) with 5 speakers and digital sound is also present.
2017 Ford Escape – Engine and Performance
Ford will introduce the new Ford Escape with up-to-dated engines. The first engine is 2.5 liters with 4 cylinders. It will give 168 horsepower. The second engine is turbocharged with 1.6 liters fuel capacity. It provides 200 hp with 230 lb-ft torque. The third engine is 2.0 liters and it will produce 240 hp and 260 lb-ft torque. This four-wheel drive has 9 as well as 10-speed automatic transmission. There are no updates about the hybrid engine for next trim levels.
The 2017 Ford Escape will cover at least 28 miles per gallon in the city. It will cross 33 miles per gallon on the highway with a constant high-speed.
New 2017 Ford Escape will bring airbags, door and window locks, anti-theft alarms and the rearview camera. Competition is expected with Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee and Chevy Equinox.
2017 Ford Escape – Release Date and Price
The initial cost of this vehicle will be $28,000 to $34,000. It will be introduced in the USA, UK, and China. 2017 Ford Escape will appear in last months of 2017 in Denver Auto show.