The popular compact crossover vehicle was first introduced to the automotive marketplace in the model year of 2000. Since then, its popularity has grown consistently and with the release of the 2018 Ford Escape, the popularity is certain to increase yet again. This new offering of the small sports utility vehicle is proclaimed to be outfitted with a new design, updated accessories as well as updated automotive technologies. Even with that being said, there are a number of industry experts and critics that contend that the automotive giant is a great deal of pressure to present a vehicle that will win over fans as well as new consumers. Bloggers and avid fans firmly believe that the company will have no trouble doing just that with the forthcoming offering.
2018 Ford Escape – Engine Options
At this time, it is not very clear as to whether or not the upcoming vehicle will continue to use the current power of the Ford Escape. What is certain about the vehicle is that it will present automotive consumers with enhanced fuel economy as well as performance. Two plausible power units that may be found under the vehicle’s hood are as follows: a 1.6-liter unit that is able to deliver upwards of 180 hp and 190 pounds per feet of torque; and a 3.5-liter EcoBoost unit. Both of the possible engine options are said to find themselves smartly mated with a six-speed gearbox. As we move closer to the official release date, it is certain that the American automaker will confirm precisely what will be found under the hood.
2018 Ford Escape – Redesign New Look
It has been widely reported that the exterior of the 2018 Ford Escape will feature visible changes as compared to its previous edition. The elegant styling of the exterior will remain, but will be accompanied by a handful of modifications to the front grille as well as the lighting. The grille will present as slightly larger while the bumpers will adorn a new color for a more attractive aesthetic for consumers both old and young. Unfortunately, at this time, this is all of the information that is known regarding the exterior of the popular vehicle.
Within the 2018 Ford Escape cabin, consumers are said to find new functionalities with new products and applications for heightened convenience. The infotainment system is said to have been updated and there are industry rumors fervently contending that the overall comfort of the cabin has been enhanced as well. The cabin will be able to comfortably seat a total of five passengers and the seating will be comprised of breathable leather. The impeccable suspension system and enhanced performance will provide both driver and passengers with a heightened driving/riding experience. Additionally, the safety features of the compact sports utility vehicle have been upgraded with upgraded cameras and alarms for parking and the rear view. A standard feature for the upcoming Escape will be that of a parking sensor.
2018 Ford Escape – Release Date and Price
According to wide-ranging reports, the 2018 Ford Escape will not be available before the calendar year of 2018. With that being said, the base pricing, according to industry experts and critics, the base pricing will be approximate $23,000. As we move towards the new year, it is certain that the motor company will begin to release more detailed information regarding the vehicle.