Features that make the New Ford Escape the Best Compact Crossover SUV
2016 Ford Escape is rated as the best compact crossover SUV not because of its low price but because of its design, electronics and technology and engine power.
New Ford Escape is new in many ways. It has got a new touch screen feature Sync 3 to replace much criticized MyFord Touch.
“A compact crossover SUV is good for family, kids as well as for work. It has space for keeping cargo and also it has comfy seats for luxurious rides. What is more exciting about a SUV is that it is capable of off-roading and also it can take the riders on a refreshing long drive”, says Eastcourtford.ca.
The 2016 Ford Escape is a tall wagon with a sporty look, feel and demeanor and this is evident from its size, design and interior and engine power. 2016 Escape is available in S, SE and Titanium trims and each trim has its own specialties. The S trim is the base model but it boasts 17-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height adjustable drive seat, cruise control and 60/40 real folding rear seat.
Escape SE also has 17-inch wheels but in alloy and its highlights are automatic headlights, fog lights, eight-way power-adjustable drive seat with power lumbar, upgraded upholstery and advance electronics. SE also has a Convenience Package that includes roof rails, a 110-volt household-style power charger and 9-speaker audio system with dual USB ports. Also there are Leather Comfort and Cold Weather packages with SE trims.
Titanium is top-of-the-line trim in 2016 Escape hence it includes all the luxuries like power-adjustable passenger seat, xenon headlights, automatic wipers and 19-inch alloy wheels. Panoramic sunroof and navigation system are made optional on SE and Titanium trims.
“Engine power of the 2016 Escape is also a reason for popularity of new Ford for sale in Toronto. Escape comes in three engine choices and each engine is a power horse. With Escape, you get style, comfort, power and reliability. And you get an Escape at much affordable price in comparison to other compact crossover SUVs”, adds Eastcourtford.ca.
Ford has made a six-speed automatic transmission and FWD standard for all its trims except S that is available with AWD. Escape S comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine with 168 hp and 170 pound-feet of torque. Its economy is 25 mpg combined. The SE and Titanium trims come with a turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder engine that puts 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. This inline-4 engine reaches 60 mph in only 8.7 seconds and its economy is 26 mpg combined on FWD. A 2L turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque is optional on SE and Titanium trims.
“2L turbocharged engine can accelerate up to 60 mph in only 7 seconds and its economy is rated at 25 mpg combined on FWD. An Escape SE or Titanium with 2L turbocharged engine can tow up to 3500 pounds in a hassle free manner”, maintains Eastcourtford.ca.
The new Ford Escape is the best buy, if you’re looking for a compact crossover. This SUV will not only save you money but also provide ample cargo space and power.
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