2017 Ford Escape Review

A Closer Look at the 2017 Ford Escape

When you're looking for a midsize SUV to drive around the Wayne, Clifton, and Montclair areas, you have much to consider. This automotive class delivers the handling and efficiency of a sedan with the space and power of a full-size SUV. The Ford Escape has become increasingly popular due to its ability to provide its drivers with the best of both worlds. But how do you know this is the right vehicle for you?

We'll help you figure that out by taking a closer look at the 2017 Ford Escape. We'll focus our attention on engine performance and efficiency, entertainment and convenience technology, and safety features. Reading this review will give you a better idea of what to expect with the 2017 Ford Escape. You may even decide that it'll be the next vehicle you take out on the road.

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2017 Ford Escape: Engine Performance and Efficiency

The Ford Escape flawlessly blends power and efficiency. The 2.5L engine is paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift, which lets you choose between a fully automatic or semi-automatic transmission. This engine is capable of delivering 168 horsepower with 170 lb-ft of torque. Although this vehicle delivers great power, it's the fuel efficiency that'll impress you, because this vehicle gets an EPA-estimated 21/29 MPG city/highway. 

Entertainment and Convenience Technology

This midsize SUV is equipped with the SYNC system. This infotainment system acts as your media command center, allowing you to access the AM/FM radio or CD player which can play MP3 format files. This vehicle features a 6-speaker sound system that'll play your audio entertainment.

The SYNC system, conveniently, features voice recognition. You can select your media or your phone book contacts while just using your voice. The Bluetooth® system not only allows for hands-free phone calls, but you can also utilize it to play media from your smartphone's library or music apps. 

Safety Features

In terms of collision protection, the Ford Escape has a variety of airbags to help keep you and your passengers safe. This vehicle features dual-stage front airbags, seat-mounted side impact airbags, and side curtain airbags for both rows. This vehicle even features a driver's knee airbag which can help prevent short- or long-term leg disability.

This midsize SUV also offers an assortment of active safety features to help keep you in control. The AdvanceTrac® ensures your vehicle stays on track during slippery conditions. The Roll Stability Control™ uses brake pressure to keep your vehicle from rolling over during instances of wheel lift. The Torque Vectoring Control helps you tackle tough corners by adjusting the speed between your front wheels. 

Get Behind the Wheel

By reading this review, drivers like you from the Wayne, Clifton, and Montclair areas learned all about the 2017 Ford Escape. You learned this vehicle delivers power and efficiency, advanced entertainment, and great safety. However, you could always learn more by taking this midsize SUV out on the open road.

Schedule your test drive of the 2017 Ford Escape with us at Wayne Ford today.

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