2017 Ford Escape SE Review

The 2017 Ford Escape SE is ready to conquer the market with its new technological advancements and new Eco-Boost engines while maintaining the spacious nature and off-road ability of its predecessors. An elegant revised interior and classy exterior further enhance its appearance.

2017 Ford Escape SE front

2017 Ford Escape SE – Refurbished Design:

The interior of the Ford Escape SE is likely to be further refurbished. The vehicle still maintains its compact platform and is set to carry a maximum of five people in two rows. There are claims it will be installed with the latest version of the SYNC for advanced communication and infotainment as well as voice recognition technology, an 8-inch LCD touch screen, and interface. The car looks wider thanks to the hard accent at the door handles and a strong beltline running under the windows.

The exterior has some modifications with added HID headlights and LED daytime lights. These lights have a sharp and pointed shape. A 6-sided grille is similar to that of the Edge and Fusion and the blue oval is held by two horizontal bars inside the grille and the headlights sit above the fog lights. The Ford Escape SE also has front parking sensors and low-fixed air deflectors for the front wheels. From the rear, the car has two exhaust pipes and new upgraded taillights.

Technology:

The 2017 Ford Escape SE has some advanced settings such as alerting the driver of a lane drift, warning of an impending car on the blindside, automatic parking or getting out of a tight spot and the hands-free liftgate set to open just by a soft kick under the rear bumper. The SYNC 3 technology will also enable the user to remotely control the vehicle’s start, lock and unlock options as well as easier tracking with FordPass. This remote access further means one can start the vehicle distantly and be on the road as soon as you are ready. The Auto Start-Stop Technology in the engine will further enhance fuel economy in traffic.

2017 Ford Escape SE interior

2017 Ford Escape SE – Engine and Performance:

The 2017 Ford Escape SE will be powered by a 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine similar to that of the 2014 Fusion. The turbocharged engine is set to give 178 hp and 186 pound-feet of torque. The Ford Escape SE engine will have an acceleration of 0-60 mph in around 9.5 seconds as well as a top speed of 125 mph.

There is also set to be an optional 2.0 liter EcoBoost set to deliver about 240 hp and a 270 pound-feet torque. Its pistons have been redesigned and with the new exhaust manifold, the vehicle’s refinement and effectiveness will be remarkable. A 2.5 liter i-VCT naturally aspirated engine is also set to be included in the basic 2017 Ford Escape S trim. The car when fully equipped is set to tow around 350 pounds. All these 3 engines are likely to be coupled with the previous 6-speed automatic transmission.

2017 Ford Escape SE rear

2017 Ford Escape SE – Date of Arrival and Price:

The 2017 Ford Escape SE is clearly a car worth waiting for. Set to be released in the last quarter of the year in Los Angeles, the vehicle’s manufacturer suggested retail price(MSRP) is approximate $24,000.

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