New 2020 Ford Escape Compact SUV
The new 2020 Ford Escape was completely redesigned before its release. One of the most significant updates includes the addition of myriad driver assistance features, many of which are now standard. This five-seater compact SUV is perfect for anyone looking for a vehicle with great handling and ample interior space in Wilmington, NC.
The 2020 Ford Escape: Performance and Specifications
The new Ford Escape is available in four trim levels. The base S trim level has a starting price of $24,885. The SE trim starts from $27,095, the SEL from $29,225, and the Titanium from $33,400.
Two powertrains are available with the new Ford Escape. The standard engine is a turbocharged three-cylinder engine that gives 180 horsepower. This is combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The available engine is a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that gives 250 horsepower. The Titanium trim level comes with a hybrid powertrain that gives 198 horsepower. This is paired with Continuously Variable Transmission in the premium Ford Escape model. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is available. The 2020 Ford Escape has a good fuel economy. The base engine with FWD gets an estimated MPG rating of 27 within city limits and 33 on the highway. The available four cylinder engine with AWD gets an MPG of 23 within city limits, and 31 on the highway.
The Escape is a two-row five-seater. The seating positions stand out for being comfortable for everyone, even tall people. There is enough room on the interior to ensure that all passengers have comfortable riding experience. The available cargo space is 33.5 cubic feet behind the back seats, and 65.4 cubic feet with the back seats folded down. When properly equipped, the Ford Escape can tow up to 3500 lbs.
Standard driver assistance features, many of which are part of Ford's Co-Pilot 360 are now standard in the Ford Escape. Some of these features include forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, and driver drowsiness alerts. Available safety features include a head-up display, adaptive cruise control, and more. Ford's MyKey comes standard with the 2020 Ford Escape.
The standard infotainment system is the SYNC system. This comes with a 4.2-inch display screen, a USB port, and a six-speaker audio system. The available infotainment system is the SYNC 3 system. This comes with an 8-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hotspot, navigation, satellite radio, and a 10-speaker sound system from Bang & Olufsen.