The Ford Escape compact SUV joined the Ford lineup — alongside the bigger Explorer, Expedition and now-defunct Excursion — in 2001, as the 1990s SUV craze spilled into the new millennium. Unlike its larger siblings, the Escape has always been a car-based SUV. Technology, comfort, safety and fuel economy have been top priorities in the five-seat Escape, with its efficient three- and four-cylinder engines, optional all-wheel drive and advanced standard safety features like automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assist.
Towing vehicles can tow a minimum of 2,000 pounds (see specifications for maximum). May require specific trim level and/or optional features.
Small Family vehicles include mid-size and larger sedans, hatchbacks, wagons, SUVs and minivans with four doors and five seats.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its list of vehicles that qualify for either of its two awards — Top Safety Pick and a higher rung, Top Safety Pick Plus — ... Read more
Most significant changes: A plug-in hybrid model joins the lineup this year. Price change: Base prices are unchanged, while other trims see minor price increases and decreases; see... Read more
The 2021 model year is a big one for Ford. The Blue Oval will bring back the Bronco SUV for the first time in decades (barring more unforeseen delays) and add the nifty compact ... Read more