2017 Ford Escape available near Tampa FL
If you are looking for a 2017 Ford Escape available near Tampa, Florida, Brandon Ford is the place to go. The newest edition of this great crossover is now available in our inventory.
2017 Ford Escape Engine Options
The 2017 Escape offers car shoppers their choice of three engines. Standard equipment on the base Escape is a 168-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine earns an estimated 21 city/29 highway miles per gallon. Two additional engine options are available that maximize power and fuel economy. The first is a 1.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine that produces 179 horsepower and earns an estimated 23 city/30 highway miles per gallon. These are the highest fuel economy numbers available on the Escape. The final engine offered on the 2017 Escape is a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder. This engine maxes out the Escape’s horsepower at 245. Fuel economy ratings for the larger engine check in at an estimated 22 city/29 highway miles per gallon.
New Ford Escape Technology and Safety Features
Like with every new model year, the 2017 Ford Escape will include several new technology and feature updates. The highlight of the additions are a slew of new safety features. For 2017, the Escape will be offering adaptive cruise control with forward collision warnings and automatic braking and lane keeping assist with driver alerts for the first time. In addition to these new safety features, the Escape will continue to offer the automatic high-beam headlights and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert systems that were available on previous Escape models.
Ford will be making a substantial addition to the Sync 3 system that was introduced for the 2016 model year. The 2017 Escape will offer the Sync Connect smartphone app, which will allow owners to remotely start the crossover as well as lock and unlock the doors.
The Escape has become one of Ford’s most successful vehicles for a reason, and the 2017 model is set to continue this trend. If you are a Florida car shopper looking to get your hands on a great new crossover, come on down to Brandon Ford and check out the 2017 Ford Escape.