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2018 Ford Escape compact SUV changes


The new 2018 Ford Escape should came with all-new EcoBoost and with some additional features inside the cabin.

There have been a numerous compact SUV vehicles introduced to public, ever since its first release 17 years ago. Now another compact with more advanced technology will come out soon, and that is the new Ford Escape 2018. This new model should be equipped with more innovative technology as well as accessories. Here are some of the allegation about the car which might be real.

2018 Ford Escape changes, mpg, specs, release date, price

2018 Ford Escape changes of redesign

Exterior

The dimensions of this car will remain the same with the precursor. Yet, it will still get some drastic changes. The front grille will have a sharper line and larger size. The air intakes are other parts which will be sharpened as well. This improvement will become one of the most attractive features. Speaking of attractive, the most noticeable feature of the car is the black highlight started from the front to the end of the roof. You might love its panoramic sunroof as well. The edges of both front and rear lamps will be more incisive. In addition, the lights will come out with a new color in order to make the vehicle more eye-catching. This 2018 Ford Escape sits on 19-inch alloy wheels.

2018 Ford Escape changes, mpg, specs, release date, price

Interior

The interior of the new Ford Escape 2018 is quite roomy. It can carry 5 passengers easily. The cabin will bring comfort to the people inside because of the leather seats. There is a heating system available in the front seats. You can activate it whenever the weather is getting cold so you do not have to stop at somewhere to warm yourself. To make everyone even cozier, driver can adjust the seat as s/he likes, while the rear seats can be reclined to get a sleep position. Behind the rear seats, there is a 34-cubic-feet room which is large enough to store your luggage. For the infotainment, this compact SUV will introduce you to features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A 10-inch screen will be a useful addition for the features.

New Ford Escape 2018 changes, mpg, specs, release date, price

2018 Ford Escape mpg specs

There is a possibility that the main power plant of the car would be 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The maximum output this engine can produce is 178 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to this type of engine, 2018 Ford Escape will be quite efficient in fuel consumption. The mileage it can reach is 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. To make it more economical, the new start-stop system enables the engine to shut down itself when the car is not in use. This engine will be paired up with 6-speed automatic transmission system. The vehicle will have a front-wheel drive, but there is an option of the all-wheel drive as well. This will allow the SUV to ride any terrains.

The 2017 – year model comes powered by three different engines. Base engine is 2.5-liter naturally aspirated I-4 with 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. Other two engines are turbocharged: 1.5-liter with 179 horses and 177 lb-ft of torque and 2.0-liter with 245 horses and 275 lb-ft of torque.

New Ford Escape 2018 release date and price

The next generation of the Ford Escape 2018 will not be an expensive compact SUV. However, the price is not going to be below $20,000 for sure. The estimation price for this model is between $23,000-$35,000. Meanwhile, this car will not come out anytime soon since it is still under development. You may expect it to be on sale in the end of 2017 or early 2018.

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