The 2016 Ford Escape will be presented slightly redesigned, both exterior and interior, comparing to the current model. This remarkable compact SUV will have some changes on front facials and the interior will be upgraded with some new features. It will also come with new lightweight materials to improve its fuel economy.
2016 Ford Escape Interior
Inside the new 2016 Ford Escape will be incorporated new technology features. The interior will be made only with high quality materials and it’ll have room for five passengers as standard. The third row of seats will be an optional.
There is a lot security features such as front and side airbags, ABS, hill climb assistant, traction control. The standard equipment for this SUV will be satellite navigation, satellite radio, sound system with six speakers, rearview camera with parking assistant and leather upholstery.
If we compare the new 2016 Ford Escape with the current model, we won’t find any drastic changes, only a little touch for a more elegant line and for better aerodynamics. This new SUV will use Ford’s Global C Platform. Also, it’ll come with redesigned taillights, headlights, bigger front grille and bigger bumper. Headlights should go with LED light and new grille will come in three parts. In new big front bumper will be incorporated adaptive daytime lights and fog lights. For more luxury look there will be more chrome details. The new 2016 Ford Escape will come with more lightweight materials, such as aluminum, to increase fuel economy and have better gas mileage than previous models. The Xenon lights, larger alloy wheels and roof rack will be optional.
Engine wise, the new 2016 Ford Escape will come with three types of engine. The base engine will be a 2,5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine with power to deliver 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The higher trim will have a 1,6-liter four-cylinder engine with turbocharger with capability to produce 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. A third type of engine is also the most powerful and it’s a 2,0-liter turbocharged engine with ability to produce up to 240 hp and 270 lb -ft of torque. All three types of engine will probably come with 6-speed automatic transmission.
Release date and price
We can expect that the 2016 Ford Escape will be presented in showrooms in 2015 as the model for 2016. The price of this Ford’s SUV will be around the price of the current model, which means that the price for the new Ford Escape will be around $24,000 for the base model.