Overall the 2018 Ford Escape has not much changed since it was launched. However the Escape is one of the most popular compact crossover in the United States. The Escape is available in three trim models S, SE and Titanium. This is one of the first vehicle which will receive the all new SYNC 3 infotainment and navigation system. Since the redesign in 2013 the Escape has been one of the top selling SUV’s because of the combination of style, utility and unique features.
2018 Ford Escape Exterior
The styling of the Escape was redesigned by Ford from the old boxy stile look in favor of a more car-like sleek appearance. This styling is very stylish and much more modern than the boxy look. It’ styling is much more European, wheels are 17-inch. Exterior mirrors are heated and they also have a little blind spot mirror. Headlights in terms of styling are not much changed but inside is a halogen lamp as well on the fog lights.
2018 Ford Escape Interior
The 2018 Ford Escape has one of the best looking interior in it’s class it is one of the most high quality felling and looking ones. The whole door panel is made of an nice soft touch materials as well as the dashboard, the material is very soft patted and very squishy. Build quality is also excellent. Seats are heated and coated in variety on cloth and/or leather. The steering wheel design is presented in 2019 Ford Focus and it is leather coated, soft and very responsive. It also have automatic climate control and the SYNC 3 infotainment system is much more user friendly and more responsive.
2018 Ford Escape Engine
Under the hood it have a 1.6-Liter turbocharged four cylinder EcoBoost engine that is capable of producing 178 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 184 pound feet of torque at 2,500 rpm. EPA fuel consumption is 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Other power train options are : 2.5-Liter 4-cylinder and a 1.6-Liter turbo 4-cylinder. All engines are mated with 6-speed automatic transmission with an option of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Acceleration from 0 to 60 is achieved in 7.0 seconds and the top speed is 118 miles per hour.
2018 Ford Escape Price
The price for the 2018 Ford Escape is ranging from $24,345 and the top of the line Titanium witl all extras will cost you $32,380. Main competitors of the Escape in this segment are: Mazda CX-5, 2018 Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, 2018 Jeep Cherokee, 2019 Jeep Wrangler, 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Subaru Outback.