Among crossovers, Ford Escape is considered one of the bests. It has got comfort and performance under a hood. There is good news for you that this car is going to get a facelift which will make it more tempting that before. 2017 Ford Escape is the hot topic of discussion all over the world. This upcoming Escape should really matter to you because every year this car is gaining sale count. People must have loved it or else that gain would not have happened at all. Still the brand felt few things must be improved or rectified, hence this facelift is being conducted.
2017 Ford Escape Redesign Exterior and Interior
Sometimes, cars often need to get routine facelift. These are done to keep a car alive in the fast upgrading market. Recently, this car was spotted performing its road tests and spy photos have gone viral. Apparently it seems 2017 Ford Escape has been made more spacious. Headlights are fixed in three-dimensional edges where bonnet meets fenders. These headlights are of LED make which are cheaper and better. There are two small indicator lamps as well attached next to each headlight. Grille section has a shape that of trapezoid and made of horizontal slits of metal. A small rectangular portion of grill is extended to lower center position of front bumper.
From its spy photos, it has been seen that there are provisions for small circular fog lamps in two sides of front bumper. Ground clearance is a good one which is neither too high nor too low. It is just perfect for on road and semi off-road drive. Standard quality 19 inches wheels have been installed on this car. There are provisions to fix luggage on roof of this car. This makes Escape a perfect car to escape your town with your friends or family for a lovely trip.
2017 Ford Escape Engine Specs
As far as engine specification is concerned, 2017 Ford Escape has got a 1.5 liter engine as its base version. This engine can produce a power of about 181 HP with a torque of 185 lb ft. there is another engine of this car with a 2.5 liter engine of four cylinders. This engine can produce a power of 168 HP. There will be a turbo charged engine of 1.6 liter as an option. Speed transmission of Ford Escape is six and is fully automatic. But in all probability, you will get to see nine or ten speed transmission of Escape very soon.
2017 Ford Escape Release Date and Price
2017 Ford Escape is supposed to hit the market by the end of this year. Work has almost come to an end. They have fixed the price of base version of this car at around $23,855 which will go higher for higher versions. Main competitors of Escape are Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Equinox, Mazda CX-5 and Jeep Cherokee. It has been noticed from spy photos of Escape that platform have been changed in this facelift. Most brands these days are going for a lighter platform composed mainly of aluminum which will conserve fuel and enhance performance.