Ford is a renowned company which also produces compacts crossover such as Ford Escape. Namely, you can expect new 2018 Ford Escape which comes with small revisions. Although it got refresh last year, this year you can see just minor changes. The current third-generation exists since 2012 and according to plans, we expect the fourth generation somewhere in 2019. All in all, this cute crossover is located between subcompact and mid-size crossover. Finally, if you look at Escape sales in the last couple of years, it records only growth. For instance, sale in 2012 amounts 261,008 units while the 2015 306,492 units. On the European market, this model is also known as Ford Kuga.
2018 Ford Escape Exterior
First of all, the exterior design stays identical in the view of visual identity. Customers can’t expect radical changes on the end of the generation. They will surely come with a new generation. In details, the 2018 Ford Escape from outside gives automatic headlights, LED taillights, and 17-inch steel wheels. This compact crossover will retain authentic hexagonal grille with two horizontal bars, great tailgate mechanism and roof rack for more luggage. The beautiful design in combination with the quality materials presents a recommendation for potential customers.
2018 Ford Escape Interior
The similar story follows interior design as well as installed equipment. Devices and systems which are worth mentioning are 4.2-inch central display with the latest infotainment, a six-speaker audio system, and more. The 2018 Ford Escape will not change the capacity of cab, luggage space and intention. When we talk about safety, Escape will not get Top Pick + award due to small-overlap crash test. Safety package includes some renowned systems such as front-collision mitigation etc.
2018 Ford Escape Specs
The specification is also predictable and continues with current engines. As a base, the 2018 Ford Escape launches 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. It generates 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. As an optional engine, the manufacturer will install 1.7-liter turbo engine with 179 horsepower. The third one is 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with 245 horsepower. All of them come with the six-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Ford Escape Price
First specimens of 2018 Ford Escape will be available in September. Price depends on the type of engine and moves between $24,645 and $31,895. Key competitors are Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain and other.