2016 Ford Escape, some call it a small crossover, some compact SUV, however it will be offering in three trim levels S, SE and Titanium. With it’s athletic look, a very high performance to match and a roomy interior with loads of available cabin technology, the new Ford Escape 2016 proves to be bolder and really exciting as compared to it’s rivals.
2016 Ford Escape engine
The base engine in the 2016 Escape is a 2.5 liter four cylinder that produces approximately 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, this engine installs in basic equipment level S. Also it has two available turbocharged four cylinder engines; that is a 1.6 liter engines that generates 178 horsepower with 184 lb-ft of torque, and the other engine option is a 2.0 liter engine that produces 240 horsepower with 270 lb-ft of torque. It has a standard six speed automatic transmission and a fuel economy for FWD of up to an EPA-estimated 30/22 mpg on a highway or city, 25 mpg Combined, EPA-Estimated Ratings Four Wheel Drive is 21 City/28 Hwy, 23 mpg Combined.
For those who want most performance, the Escape has a 2.0 liter Eco boost that can get 0-60 mph in approximately less than 8 seconds. This engine will be installed only in the higher levels of equipment SE and Titanium. Also announcing a new hybrid version with better features than its predecessor, but that still does not have enough information.
Interior and exterior features of the 2016 Ford Escape
The Escape 2016 comes with a standard rear view camera and Ford’s voice activated SYNC system that includes a Bluetooth and a USB port. Other interior options include the panoramic sunroof, a proximity key and a parallel park assist. It also has an HD radio, a dual zone automatic climate control system, a 10 speaker Sony stereo, navigation system, the MyFord touch infotainment system with an 8 inch screen, both front and rear parking sensors and finally a blind spot monitoring system. The Escape can seat up to five people (there is an option with seven seats) with power adjustable, leather upholstery and heated front seats that provide a comfortable driving position.
The new Escape arrives with a new platform called Ford’s Global C. Exterior elements that differ from the previous generation are bigger front grille, larger front bumper with LED daylights, also the headlights and taillights done in LED technology. The use of chrome detail gives the vehicle a sleek appearance. The redesigned version of the Ford Escape 2015 comes in a much bigger selection of colors compared to other versions, with matching door mirrors and bumpers, stand out colors: ingot silver, ruby red metallic, karat gold and white platinum metallic. Safety can not be doubted with the Ford Escape with such amazing attributes such as the remote key less entrance, a rate control, a grip control, brake aid and four tire disc brakes. It will come with 17-inch wheels and the other wheel sizes are 18- and 19-inch alloys.
The 2016 Escape has a 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space just behind the rear seats that can give 68,1 cubic feet of space when the seats are folded.
Customers except the cost and characteristics, interests and vehicle warranty: Bumper to Bumper: 3 years or 36,000 miles, Powertrain: 5 years or 60,000 miles, Safety Restraint System: 5 years or 60,000 miles, Corrosion (Perforation only): 5 years – Unlimited miles, Roadside Assistance Program: 5 years or 60,000 miles.
Price and release date
There are three trim levels S,SE and Titanium, of course the price is formed by the level of equipment and engines that are embedded. The base price assortment of the 2016 Ford Escape is between $23,800 and $30,000. Maximum price is ranged to be $42,000 of the more classy Escape with standard leather trimmed seats, guiding wheel and a shift knob.. It’s release date was anticipated to be on the summertime of 2015.