The automaker that came first with the concept of compact SUV crossover, Ford will be coming up with a freshly designed Escape in the year 2019. Escape has undoubtedly been the second best selling vehicle from Ford as yet. Ford is planning to add on a hybrid powertrain to Escape and give the crossover a revolutionary move.
2019 Ford Escape Engine
The new generation Ford Escape will be powered by a four – cylinder petrol engine including two EcoBoost engines. All wheel drive will be available as an option. The 2019 Escape will be offered in three trims, S, SE and Titanium edition. The base variant will be powered by 2.5 litre four cylinder EcoBoost engine. The SE variant of Ford Escape 2019 will be housing a 1.6 litre EcoBoost engine producing 178 hp of power and 184 pound feet of torque. This could be mated with a six speed transmission for best results. The range topping model of Ford Escape will be a freshly designed hybrid variant which will be given the name Escape Energi, replacing the C-MAX Energi. The overall engine noise is very low enhancing the environment within the cabin.
2019 Ford Escape Exteriors
The 2019 Ford Escape will be boasting longer length, wider width and taller height body with redesigned features and an all new hybrid powertrain. There is extravagant use of sheetmetal which is impressive. The refreshed Escape will continue with the athletic body sporting a trapezoidal grille in the front and a fresh addition of alloy wheels. The grille at the front fascia might incorporate active shutters that has been seen to effectively reduce fuel usage. The headlights have been given a mildly different look. There would be additional LED tail lights and a wiper defroster.
2019 Ford Escape Interiors
The interiors are beautifully designed with cloth upholstery in the lower trim and leatherette upholstery in the higher trims including similar concept seat covers. The leg room and head room is amazingly ample with additional extra space offered to the driver seat. The areas of support are well padded and the utility areas are optimum. Ford has come up with innovative storage possibilities within the cabin that highlights the usage facility of the vehicle inordinately. The steering wheel has been redesigned with a switchgear which adds to the cabin points enormously. The center unit is redone with two glassholders, optimally sized display screen, volume knobs, USB ports and an increased armrest. The overall appearance is contemporary but elite. The infotainment system will be upgraded in the Titanium mode with SYNC system and compatibility with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, Navigation system and Hands free smartphone calling.
2019 Ford Escape Safety Features
Ford is speculated to offer all modern times safety features into the upcoming Escape that’s will add on to the reliability quotient of the vehicle tremendously. This will surely include Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning System with Pedestrian Detection Technology, Lane Departure Warning System along with Lane Keeping Assist, Brake Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring and Warning System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Rear Door Child Safety Locks and Seat Belt Pretensioners. The all around camera system will allow a 360 degree view around the vehicle efficiently. The Automatic Parking System allows for effortless parking in the well chosen space. Ford is claiming to provide better tranquillity perseverance options in the upcoming Escape such as better heat retaining materials, wind proof side mirrors, traditional acoustic glass and so on.
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Release Date and Price
The new generation Ford Escape is anticipated to reach the merchants in the early spring of 2018 as a 2019 model. The starting price for the base model of Ford Escape could stand around $23,600.