As Ford rolls out 2015 SUV models, the vehicles all feature a luxury and comfort that surpasses its predecessors. The 2015 Ford Escape is one such vehicle. Although the new model won’t have any major changes, it will have classy handling, an innovative design both on the interior and exterior and pretty impressive features across all trims. The SUV will come with different models and will be available as an all-wheel drive or front wheel drive.
2015 Ford Escape Redesign
The 2015 Ford escape will have three models. The names of the models are S, SE and Titanium. There are a few features that come standard across all three models, while other features are added the higher you go up the trim levels.
The exterior design of the SUV matches that of the Ford Focus. The 2015 escape is set apart by its attractive looks. The platform of the Ford Focus is a very solid and versatile design. The body has a sporty feel to it. A set of two new exterior colors can be expected as well as wheels that take on a new design.
The interior is a lot more exciting than the exterior. Design of the interior of the 2015 Ford Escape is striking as it has been made with high grade quality materials. There is lots of room to be had on the inside of the 2015 Escape. Leg and head room is plentiful for all five passengers. Cargo also sits comfortably as the seats are foldable and when folded they open up 68.1 cubic feet of space.
2015 Ford Escape Engine Specs
The 2015 Ford Escape has three engine options. The first is a 2.5 litre 4 cylinder engine that produces 168 horsepower and 170 pound – feet of torque. This engine is standard on the base S model but comes optional on the SE model as a front wheel drive. Fuel rating of the 2.5 litre engine is 22 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. There’s also the 1.6 litre 4 cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 178 horsepower with 184 pound – feet of torque. This engine comes standard for the SE and Titanium models. When using the engine in a front wheel drive model, its fuel rating is 23 in the city and 32 on the highway. The third engine is optional on the SE and Titanium models. It is a 2.0 litre turbocharged four cylinder engine that has an output of 240 horsepower and 270 pound – feet of torque. Fuel rating is 22 in the city and 30 on the highway.
A 6 speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive are standard across all models. But the S model is available with all-wheel drive.
Some technological and driver friendly features are; a power adjustable driver’s seat, rear privacy glass, heated front seats and more.
2015 Ford Escape Release Date and Price
Its expected debut was meant to be in late 2014 or early 2015. Depending on what the buyer is looking for, the price of the 2015 Ford Escape will vary. The base model, however, will sell for around $23,000. Buyers are welcome to have extras added to their cars but they will have to pay add a couple of hundred dollars to the original price. For instance, an optional sunroof or navigation system can cost between $800 and $1500.