2018 Ford Escape Redesign, Price

The new 2018 Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV. Over the
years, Ford has gained significant popularity since the first
model was introduced in the year 2000 and it’s growing every
day. The new SUV is equipped with innovative technologies and
accessories thanks to the brilliant Ford engineers.

In addition, it is equipped with luxury components which give
the car cutting edge features of how a modern SUV should look
like. It competes well with Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester and
Kia Sportage. It is expected to come with improved
turbocharged engine that gives better performance.

2018 Ford Escape - front

2018 Ford Escape – Exterior and Interior Redesign

The exterior has a more elegant styling and has undergone some
modifications. The grille is bigger compared to the
predecessor. In addition, it comes with a brand-new design of
headlights. The front and rear bumpers now have a new color
which makes it more attractive than the outgoing model. The
2018 Ford Escape is also fitted with 19 inches allow wheels and
comes with a panoramic sunroof.


The interior has been made spacious to accommodate 5 passengers
comfortably. The seats are covered with leather and the front
seat is heated. The passengers have a decent leg and head room.
The 2018 Ford Escape has height-adjustable driver seat and a
reclining rear seat. Behind the rear seats, the SUV gives 34
cubic feet of space. Likewise, when the rear seats are folded,
68 cubic feet of cargo space is created. The entertainment
system has been upgraded.

There is a six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a USB
port and App link Smartphone integration. Driving assistance
features include GPS navigation system, adaptive cruise control
system, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, electric parking
brake, satellite radio rear cross traffic alert, driver memory
settings, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and
forward collision warning. Security features include the rear
electronic camera, blind screen and guests’ alarm.

2018 Ford Escape - interior

2018 Ford Escape – Engine and Performance

The new 2018 Escape will be powered by 1.6-liter turbocharged
four-cylinder engine that is mated with 6-speed automatic
transmission. The engine is capable of producing 178 hp and 184
lb-feet of torque. The SUV has a fuel economy of 23mpg in the
city, 30 mpg on the highway and a combined 26 mpg. The engine
is fuel efficient such that it shuts down when the car is not
in use through the new stop-start system.

It comes as a front-wheel drive with an option of the all-wheel
drive which gives the SUV ability to handle any kind of
terrain. In fact, the 2018 Ford Escape gives better
acceleration on the highway. It also comes with a well-balanced
suspension. In addition, it responds quickly to the steering
wheel. Unlike other turbocharged engines, it produces less
noise. When you hit the brakes when the car is at 60km/h, it
moves just 115 feet to a complete stop. Further, it has the
best towing capabilities since it can tow 3,500 pounds of

2018 Ford Escape - rear

2018 Ford Escape – Price and Release Date

The Ford Escape 2018 is expected in the dealerships towards the
end of 2017 or early 2018 since it is still in the development
stage. The approximated retail price will be around $23,000.