The 2015 FORD Escape: The Class and Power Combined
There are some vehicles that just stand out. It is hard to take your eyes off them and if you say the same about the 2015 FORD Escape, you won’t be wrong. The all new FORD is known for its responsiveness when it comes to handling, the looks of the vehicle are as sharp as they can get and also it guarantees comfort, thanks to its new, innovative seats. As far as the interior is concerned, it has one of the most sophisticated ones out there.
The 2015 FORD Escape is constructed, keeping in mind a similar vehicle by the company, the Focus. The quality of build of the all-new FORD is similar to the Focus, especially its sporting manner and adaptability. Whoever is willing to buy the vehicle would have an option of choosing the engine according to their liking as the vehicle offers three engines, a four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine in the base level, a turbocharged 1.6-liters four cylinder engine, which is more inclined towards being fuel efficient whereas the other turbocharged engine, the four-cylinder 2.0-liters is more inclined towards giving excellent performance similar to that of V6. Despite the high performance of the 2.0, it still maintains good fuel economy.
Going inside the vehicle, the cabin welcomes you with its exceptional materials and exquisite features that come as standard in the vehicle such as, an interface for iPod, camera for rear view and a voice-control system by the FORD itself.
Let us take a more detailed look at the performance of the 2015 FORD Escape. As mentioned above the vehicle comes with the option of three engines with a four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine that can produce up to 168 HP and a torque of 170 lb-ft, which comes as standard on the base level S. The fuel efficiency for the front-wheel drive on the 2.5 engine is around 25 mpg combined with 22 in the city and 21 on the highway.
The base level Titanium and SE contain a four-cylinder 1.6 liter HP and the torque of 184 pound per feet. On the FWD, the FORD Escape 1.6 hit 60 miles per hour from 0, only in a matter of 9.4 seconds. The fuel efficiency of this engine is 26 mpg combined with 23 in the city and 32 on the highway. Whereas, the all-wheel drive, took the figures down to 25 mpg combined.
Buyers, who are looking for a faster vehicle, have an option of a 2.0–liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is optional with the Titanium and the SE trims. This particular engine produces 240 HP and the torque of 270 lb-ft. An all-wheel drive version of 2015 FORD Escape on this engine took the vehicle up to 60 mph, only in a matter of 7 seconds. The fuel economy for the front-wheel drive is 22 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. The figure however goes down for the all-wheel drive.