2018 Ford Escape is not a much new bee in the newest automotive segments of America. It will come to the market with carrying over most of the features of 2017 model with few of reversions.
The new Escape will come with a freshened styling, better engines and also with a new face. It is the gas electric hybrid model. Look wise it is more like the predecessor but this new car is more lighter and roomier. Main rivals of the new Ford Escape 2018 will be Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson.
2018 Ford Escape redesign – there will not be major updates
The exterior portion of the car is more improved actually. In the car chassis, the renowned Ford Company has used far better materials. The exterior part of the new 2018 Escape is not so different from its predecessor, there will not be any drastic change. This car’s headlights are actually more larger and also sharper than other and these are developed LED lights. These lights are a little bit closer to the grille. At the side of the car, there also the bigger sized mirrors and several new lines and doors are there. The rear portion of the new car is quite different. This part is designed with bigger rear glass and the on the top there also the rear spoiler attached.
What about the changes inside the cabin?
The interior part of the car is more spacious and it can easily accommodate five passengers at a time comfortably. Seats of the car also very comfortable and covered with soft leather and the headed front seat is another great thing about the car. For the new advanced 2018 Ford Escape, the driver seat is height adjustable so the modern reclining rear seat. Behind the car rear seats there also the room of 34 cubic feet, which provides by this crossover SUV. With the folded rear seats there you will find the cargo room of 68 cubic feet. With the next generation of Escape, buyer will get complete entertainment and infotainment package with the sound program with 6 audio speakers. All the modern facilities like USB port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS Navigation, and the integration of APP hyperlink Smartphone. There also the safety option like blind screen, rear electronic camera and the guest alarm, collision warning and the adaptive cruise management system.
New Ford Escape 2018 specs and price
Under the hood of the new Ford Escape 2018 will be a lineup of three petrol engines. Base engine should be 2.5-liter naturally aspirated inlin-4 with 170 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes only with FWD drivetrain. For better towing capacities there are two EcoBoost 4-cylinder engines. First one is 1.5-liter with 180 horses and 180 lb-ft of torque while bigger, 2.0-liter, powerplant delivers 245 ponies and 275 lb-ft of torque. All these engine will come mated to a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.
The 2018 Ford Escape release date is mid or late 2017. The price range will vary from $24,000 to $40,000, and it will depend on the demand of equipment.