Ford had decided to add another crossover to this year’s collection. Ford Escape was introduced in 2001 and since then it had had a significant success in the US as the whole manufacturing process for the North American market was done in the US itself. The last model came out in 2014 but Ford wants to keep up with trends and their completion so the new model will arrive soon to the pleasure of all compact lovers. The new 2016 Ford Escape will be completely redesigned as Ford want it look modern and desirable to the consumers. You do not need everything big, it is better that your car is efficient and compact. Ford made this possible for everyone that wants a high quality car.
The 2016 Ford Escape offers a choice between four petrol engines: 1.6 liter four- cylinder Ecoboost that produces 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque and its fuel consumption is 20/30/25 mpg.,2.5 liter four- cylinder engine that produces 168 hp and 170 lb-ft. The fuel consumption is 22/31/25 mpg. This is the only engine that just has FWD, 2.0 liter four cylinder Eco boost that produces 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The fuel consumption for this engine is 19/26/22 mpg. The last engine is pretty strong and it had never been used before. It is the 2.3 liter four cylinder engine which produces 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. It will only have four wheel drive as an option. Its performance is really amazing, for example acceleration goes from 0 mph to 60 mph in 7.0. seconds. Fuel consumption for this strongest option will be 18/26/21 mpg. Ford had supplied really good choices of engine.
2016 Ford Escape exterior changes
Ford decided to use the new platform, Global C Platform. The new grille will be redesigned hence it will be bigger. This change was made to result in smaller intake. LED lights are available for both headlights and taillights. Big front bumper will have adoptive daylights and fog lights. Chrome is added to create the sense of luxury. Ford had used lightweight materials such as aluminum to improve the fuel economy. The new Escape is sleek, it has streamed roofline and lower weight so the fuel consumption is much lower. Lot of optional features are available such as roof rack, xenon lights and larger alloy wheels. These are a lot of changes and it proves that Ford tried really hard to upgrade new 2016 Escape and they had succeeded.
New Ford Escape color options
New Ford Escape had not escaped from the large variety of colors such as the classic ones black and silver and the metallic red and olive green. They perfectly fit the new Ford Escape as it is versatile and very colorful.
New interior design for 2016 Ford Escape
There is enough room for everyone as 2016 Escape was designed to accommodate five passengers and you can even add the third row. It stays loyal to its previous models as there are three trim levels: S, SE and Titanium. High quality materials are used for the cabin and there is enough space for passengers and a driver. There are even new leather seats and telescopic leather steering wheel. The central control has a MyFord infotainment with an eight inched touch display.
2016 Ford Escape price
The price for this new Ford model will vary between $24,000 and $32,000.It is more expensive than the previous generation as many changes were introduced.
The 2016 Ford Escape is going to be released in the second quarter of this year.
This car is not in an elite technology but it certainly a vehicle that will fulfill your driving need so you should consider it as one of your purchase options.