2017 Ford Escape: No Average Small SUV

January 26th, 2017 by

2017 FORD ESCAPE 1The 2017 Ford Escape is a great example of our dedication and focus on ensuring that a product’s design, power and innovative technologies remain fresh. With a long list of interior and exterior styling changes, plus and impressive list of forward-thinking technologies, Escape is a standout in any crowd.

Everyone loves the 2017 Ford Escape. It’s the perfect small SUV that’s capable of getting the job done. By all means, keep reading to learn why and how the 2017 Ford Escape is the perfect small SUV for you!

Confident Design

Of course, the 2017 Ford Escape has eye-catching styling that communicates its SUV capability with:

  • NEW exterior that evolves the kinetic design and maintains a confident SUV stance
  • NEW interior finishes and colors that create a contemporary environment
  • As well as NEW seat trims that are sophisticated and modern
  • NEW packages that allow owners to accentuate their vehicle’s exterior and interior
    • SE Sport Appearance Package
    • Titanium Sport Appearance Package
  • Also, NEW exterior colors
    • Canyon Ridge
    • Lightning Blue
    • White Gold

Power for Any Road You Choose

Based on model, Escape offers a choice of three engines. These choices include two with Auto Start-Stop Technology. Each offers customers the performance and fuel economy the best suit their needs.

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2017 Ford EscapeSUV Capability and Flexibility

The 2017 Escape delivers the confidence that lets customers chart new paths. Be it on or off road, features like the following will go a very long way:

  • Available Intelligent 4WD is able to transfer torque from front to rear wheels to ensure a precise blend of handling and traction at all times
  • Towing capability
    • Standard 1,500 lbs. (2.5L iVCT)
    • Standard 2,000 lbs. (1.5L EcoBoost, 2.0L EcoBoost
    • Maximum 3,500 lbs. (2.0L EcoBoost with Class II Trailer Tow Package)
  • Available trailer sway control works with AdvanceTrac with RSC (Roll Stability Control) to detect trailer sway and reduce it as necessary for greater driver confidence when towing
  • Interior space and flexibility
    • Redesigned center console that creates additional room and improved ergonomics
    • NEW swing bin glove compartment
    • 60/40 split-fold-flat rear seat-backs
    • 68.0 cu. Ft. of cargo space (behind first row)
    • 34.0 cu. Ft of cargo space (behind second row)

2017 Ford EscapeForward-Thinking Technologies

In addition to its already impressive content, the 2017 Escape also offers several optional, new, driver assist technologies.

NEW for 2017

  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support
  • SYNC Connect
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Lane-Keeping System

Plus these Ford customer Favorites

  • SYNC 3
  • Hand-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • Remote Start System
  • Panoramic Vista Roof

NEW FEATURE – A Clear View of the Road Ahead

The 2017 Ford Escape is the first Ford product to feature an available windshield wiper de-icer

  • Helps prevent ice and snow buildup around the wipers by heating the area where they rest when not in use
  • Helps keep wiper blades pliable in cold weather so they contact the glass over their full arc for improved driver visibility
  • Uses a heating element located at the base of the windshield to melt light snow and ice from wiper blades in less than 10 minutes at -18F
  • Activated with the rear-window defroster switch. It can also be activated from the driver’s smartphone using SYNC Connect as part of the FordPass experience
  • Windshield wiper de-icer is standard on Titanium as well as available on SE as part of the SE Cold Weather Package, that also includes:
    • 110-volt/150-watt power outlet
    • All-weather floor mats
    • Heated exterior side-view mirrors
    • Furthermore, it offers heated front seats
    • as well as Supplemental PTC heater

Beach Automotive has a really great selection of 2017 Ford Escapes in stock. If you want to schedule your very own VIP test drive, you’ll definitely want to give us a call today. Our Ford SUV experts will have the vehicle of your choice ready for your arrival. You’ll want to remember, these SUVs are really popular and are going quickly! You can also check out our inventory online. Just click the link below and we’ll be glad to help you!


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