The 2017 Ford Escape
Ford’s been a guiding force in the worldwide small SUV market since the early 2000s. That statistic is due in large part to the Ford Escape, now a familiar mainstay on today’s roads. In this regard, the 2017 Ford Escape has made yet another predictably popular addition to the Escape-model family and to the broader Ford SUV lineup in general. Continuing on a tradition of value for maximum utility, efficiency and convenience, the 2017 Ford Escape remains a viable and attractive choice for consumers even as the year turns over. At Kentwood Ford, we’ve got a wide-ranging inventory of 2017 Ford Escapes, eagerly waiting to meet you.
2017 Ford Escape: compact styling, enormous possibility
Surveying the market for a small crossover can be a daunting task; in North America, this segment of the automotive industry is one of the largest, and continues to expand its offerings as manufacturers diversify and amplify their offerings to consumers. The 2017 Escape is a compact crossover SUV that comes in no less than three trim levels, S, SE and Titanium. The entry-level S features a standard rear-view camera, Bluetooth, Sync 3 tech interface and smartphone integration. The popular SE (the trim level at which most first-time Escape owners enter) introduces a new engine, enhanced wheel detail, a power-adjustable driver seat and even more available options! Ford’s top-level trim, Titanium, sees the addition of luxury touches like leather upholstery, a hands-free power liftgate, and ambient cabin lighting that’s both convenient and attractive.
The SE Technology package, which adds LED daytime running lights, roof rails, rear parking sensors, a 110-volt household-style power outlet, the upgraded Sync 3 technology interface (including an 8-inch touchscreen), a nine-speaker sound system with dual USB ports, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.An available Cold Weather package includes heated front seats and mirrors, a windshield de-icer and a 110-volt outlet (also a feature ofthe Technology package. To this, the SE Leather Comfort package adds leather upholstery and an eight-way power passenger seat (with two-way power lumbar adjustment). Available as well are a hands-free power liftgate (a feature of the SE Technology package), 18-inch wheels and remote start.
2017 Ford Escape: 2.0L EcoBoost
The 2017 Ford Escape is equipped with a genuinely powerful 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine. Optional on the SE is a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 245 HP and 275 lb-ft of torque with all-wheel drive capability. Where handling is concerned, the 2017 Escape delivers a stable driving experience with feedback intended to reinforce a motorist’s sense of control. ABS breaks post a solid performance in simulated panic situations, and the 2017 Escape benefits from an advanced power distribution system that makes it a capable handler and a solid all-weather choice.
2017 Ford Escape
While it might be the early days of 2018, the 2017 Ford Escape still has plenty to offer the drivers of the new year. With exceptional class-leading features, the 2017 Escape was built for the future. At Kentwood Ford, we’ve got an extensive inventory of 2017 models, and we look forward to introducing you to your next small SUV! Drop in for a visit or book your next test drive online.