2017 Ford Escape hybrid, interior, changes
Ford Escape, which first made its debut in the 2000s, is under the process of modification to be re-launched as 2017 Ford Escape. This elegant hybrid SUV will feature quite a number of remarkable visual changes as well as changes in its interior and entertainment features. The motif is to introduce upgradations that would pose this crossover as a potent competitor for high end SUVs in the market.
2017 Ford Escape: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Special attention has been paid to 2017 Ford Escape body shape, making it visually alluring and enhancing its aesthetic appeal. For buyers who have a preference for a seductive SUV, the new ford escape is going to be the ‘it thing’! Most of the changes are of course taking place at its front end which easily catches attention. There’s a redesigned fascia with a broad grille which is accompanied by lesser air intakes. The model is to have increased aero efficiency as a consequence. Its bumper too will be a remodeled one, and there will be reshaped headlights. As for its rear end, buyers can expect subtle changes there too, like exhaust pipes have been spotted beneath its bumper and its tail light might be reshaped or redesigned.
Interior of the 2017 Ford Escape is not going to sport major modifications but only some qualitative upgradations along with an addition of entertainment and safety features. Ford is using classic upholstery for this one with posh leather seats (which will also be featured in the lower trims).
Its dashboard is going to be updated and SYNC infotainment system is going to available in this model. Safety features like anti-lock system, airbags, stability control system, traction control system, cross-traffic alert system, blind spot monitor, collision sensors and rearview camera will also be available with this 2017 version. Ford is taking care of luxury making its cabin amply spacious and at the same time they are focusing on perfect safety of their drivers.
2017 Ford Escape: Engine Specs
2017 Ford Escape comes with an unchanged 2.5 lt. engine for its base models, with 168 HP drive and 170 pound feet torque. But there are two more optional EcoBoost engines that buyers can opt for depending upon their budget and need for power. First one is a 1.6 lt. engine with the power of 178 Horses and torque of 184 pound feet. Second one is a 2 lt. engine with a drive of 240 HP and 270 pound feet of torque. All of these engines will come with six speed programmed transmission and all wheel drive system. There is a hoax that a 10-speed transmission system is under development, however its viability is yet to be discovered.
2017 Ford Escape: Release Date and Price
Prices will vary for the base and high end versions. For 2017 Ford Escape base version it will start around $ 23 000 and for 2017 Ford Escape Titanium, it can start around $ 29 000. As for its release date, nothing has been precisely announced by Ford till now, but it should not arrive any later than the middle of 2016.