2019 Ford Escape Performance Feels Responsive and Vibrant

December 20th, 2018 by

2019 escape driving in city

The 2019 Ford Escape‘s performance perfectly balances power, efficiency, and capability to deliver an SUV as fit for long-distance towing as for swinging through the city.

Performance highlights include:

  • Up to 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Curve Control and Torque Vectoring Control
  • Intelligent 4-Wheel-Drive System
  • Class II Trailer Tow Package
  • 3,500 lbs. Maximum Tow Rating

2019 Ford Escape Engines

It’s a Ford hallmark to deliver a wide array of engine options, and the Ford Escape is no exception to that rule. The latest model offers drivers the freedom to choose between:

  • 2.5L I-4: Makes up to 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque.
  • 1.5L Turbocharged EcoBoost®: Makes up to 179 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.0L EcoBoost Four-Cylinder with Twin-Scroll Technology: Makes up to 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque.

The Ford Escape responds with spirit whether cruising around Granger or changing lanes on your way into South Bend, and performance is further refined via:

  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Curve Control and Torque Vectoring Control
  • Intelligent 4-Wheel-Drive System

2019 Ford Escape MPG

All Ford Escape engines come fitted to a six-speed automatic transmission, and EcoBoost engines feature Auto Start-Stop Technology that turns off the engine at standstill to reduce fuel consumption. As such, MPG ratings are strong across all engines:

  • 2.5L I-4: Up to 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
  • 1.5L EcoBoost: Up to 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
  • 2.0L EcoBoost: Up to 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

2019 escape driving near the water

Ford Escape Towing

The Ford Escape can be equipped for heavy-duty towing by fitting the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine and Class II Trailer Tow Package, which features:

  • Trailer Sway Control Technology
  • Auxiliary Transmission Oil Cooler

Even when you’re towing up to 3,500 lbs., the Ford Escape can detect and correct sway. Whether driving unladen or towing a boat between Osceola and Niles, the vehicle never faults or falters.

The 2019 Ford Escape Delivers a Personality-Packed Drive

One of the safest and most popular new vehicles available at Jordan Ford, the Ford Escape is an SUV that begs for a test drive. Contact us today to arrange yours. In the meantime, compare it to the 2019 Toyota RAV4 or 2019 Chevy Equinox.

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