2018 Ford Escape Review in Washougal, WA
Are you looking for a new SUV to upgrade your daily drive? The 2018 Ford Escape is an excellent SUV worth your consideration. Providing a fun drive, a versatile cabin, and more technology than you thought possible, the Escape will have you looking forward to every drive. Continue reading to learn exactly how.
If you have any initial questions, feel free to give the team at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA a call at (877) 299-1138.
2018 Ford Escape: Performance and Towing
Torque Vectoring Control enhances traction, helping you feel confident behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Escape. If you’re in the mood for a sporty drive, you can shift gears on demand thanks to the dynamic six-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission. On your next adventure, trailer sway control and transmission oil coolers will help you safely tow up to 3,500 pounds.
Engine specs include:
|Engine||2.5L Duratec I4||1.5L EcoBoost® I4||2.0L EcoBoost® I4|
|Horsepower||168 HP @ 6,000 RPM||179 HP @ 6,000 RPM||245 HP @ 5,500 RPM|
|Torque||170 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM||177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500 RPM||275 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM|
|City/Hwy MPG||21/29 MPG||23/30 MPG FWD
22/28 MPG AWD
|21/28 MPG FWD
20/27 MPG AWD
|Max. Towing Capacity*||1,500 lbs.||2,000 lbs.||3,500 lbs.|
*When properly equipped
2018 Ford Escape: Safety
Receiving a 5-Star rating for overall safety from the NHTSA, the 2018 Escape is the safe SUV your daily drive needs. You’ll really appreciate the available driver assistance features. For example, so you don’t rear-end a vehicle because of sudden changes in traffic flow, Adaptive Cruise Control maintains a preset follow-distance by adjusting your speed.
Additional safety feature include:
- Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support
- Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane-Keeping System
- Enhanced Active Park Assist
- Rear view camera
- Reverse Sensing System
2018 Ford Escape: Interior and Cargo Capacity
There’s a place for everything in the 2018 Ford Escape. Small item storage will feel limitless thanks to the center console compartments, seat-back map pockets, overhead console with sunglasses storage, and eight cup holders. If your hands are full, use the foot-activated liftgate to access up to 68 cu. ft. of cargo volume.
Additional interior features include:
- Leather-trimmed front bucket seats, steering wheel, and shift knob
- 60/40-split fold-flat rear seat backs
- Ambient lighting
- Carpeted floor mats
- Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
- Driver’s side footrest
- Dual-zone automatic temperature control
- Heated steering wheel
- 10-way power front seats
- 10-speaker Sony® premium audio system
2018 Ford Escape: Technology
Using the FordPass App, you can remotely start your Ford Escape. When you’re ready to go, Intelligent Access allows you to unlock and enter your SUV with the key fob still in your pocket just by touching the door handle. An available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system will get you to your destination with ease.
Additional high-tech features include:
- Push-button start
- Touchscreen with pinch-to-zoom capability
- SYNC® 3 infotainment system
- Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
- Wi-Fi® hotspot
- SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
- SiriusXM® Traffic with Travel Link®
Schedule a Test Drive at Westlie Ford!
Now that you know about the features that make the 2018 Ford Escape the perfect family SUV, you’re ready to browse our new Escape inventory. When you find an SUV that interests you, bring the gang in for a test drive! Schedule an appointment through our online form or by calling Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA at (877) 299-1138.