2017 Ford Escape
As a compact crossover, 2017 Ford Escape was introduced for the first time in 2000 and its original model basically was designed by both Ford and Mazda. In 2007, the second generation was released sharing most of its parts. Ford later completely designed the third generation for 2012 market and it was in Europe that all development was done. Now, it is expected that there will be some modifications to offer for 2017 Escape with the significant improvements including the new design, revised interior and high-technology features.
2017 Ford Escape Redesign
2017 Ford Escape is quite promising to strengthen its market position with some refreshments. In a short saying, buyers might expect to find out the visual improvements that would be quite many. To give more attractive look, the front fascia will be designed with the new design language to make the new grille bigger and the air intakes lower. The headlights will be reshaped and some modifications are added for the front bumper. We have a high expectation that the rear part will only get minor tweaks because it is not necessary to get major changes.
Speaking about the cabin, there will be bigger changes compared to the exterior. The dashboard will get minor revisions and the changes will be added including for the new standard features. Now, buyer could enjoy the leather seats even for the lower trims. Some safety features are added such as airbag system, traction, stability controls, antilock brakes system and others. The rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, cross traffic alerts and blind spot monitors will be the optional features in 2017 Ford Escape.
2017 Ford Escape Engine
The mechanical details are expected to get no change at all. It should be the same as the previous generation which means that they should retain 2.5 liter engine for the base unit to produce the amount of output for around 168 horsepower and also 170 pound-feet of torque. 2017 Ford Escape is also designed with two Ecoobost engines. First, it is 1.6 liter to produce 178 horsepower and 184 lb-ft while the second is 2.0 liter to produce 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. Those engines are supported with six-speed auto transmission and Ford offers both front and all-wheel drive setup.
2017 Ford Escape Release Date and Price
It is still hard to get known about its exact release date and price. It is predicted to come out at the second half of 2016 with the price tag that is slightly higher than the current model which means more than 23,000 dollars for 2017 Ford Escape.
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