2020 Ford Escape Rumors, Redesign, Release date, Specs. After extensive redevelopment, the 2020 Ford Escape has been spotted doing trial runs. The new car has been observed to share some characteristics with one of the most famous models from the Ford marque, the Focus.
The base trim of this car will be powered by a 1.5 liter EcoBoost, 3 cylinder engine. This power-plant will be available with outputs of 148 and 180 hp.
The higher-end trim option of the 2020 Ford Escape will be available with a 2.0-liter engine producing 245 hp. This engine will propel the car from 0 to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds. It provides the driver with a little more sporty performance.
A 9-speed automatic transmission will transfer engine power to the wheels. These engines deliver an average mileage of 25 mpg (miles per gallon).
Interestingly, the Ford technicians indicate that there will be hybrid and plug-in hybrid engine options available soon after launch.
The SUV is fitted with a collection of advanced safety systems. They include a rearview camera as well as automatic parking thanks to a set of sensors in the front and back. It also has some blind spot monitoring technology as well as lane keeping assist.
The vehicle provides you with adaptive cruise control and automatic high beams. It provides the driver with assisted pre-collision braking capability.
2020 Ford Escape Redesign
Thanks to major updates to the grille and headlights, the car has a brand new front fascia.
The SUV has a low beltline which rises gradually from the A to the C pillar.
The car has dual exhaust pipes which give it a sporty appearance. Not only do they aerate the engine cooling system, they add a sporty appearance to the car.
The 2020 Ford Escape has an updated, brand new interior. It has a tablet-style screen through which you can configure the voice-controlled SYNC infotainment system. Ford Escape– Wikipedia
To provide crisp, clear surround sound, the car is fitted with a 10 speaker SONY audio system. Some other bells and whistles include dual zone automated climate control, a navigation system and also some satellite radio. A row of controls is located right below the main unit while a set of air vents are perched above and below the infotainment system.
Customers can choose between fabric and leather options for the interior upholstery. The leather is available in brown, beige and black colors with contrast stitching as an additional option.
Similar to the Ford Focus, this new model has some controls located on the steering wheel. They allow the driver to manipulate the infotainment system safely and comfortably.
With the rear seats positioned upright, the 2020 Ford Escape has 34 cubic feet of cargo space. Ford Escape Official
This is enough for your luggage during beach travel or camping. Once you fold these seats down, there is up to 70 cubic feet of cargo space. This provides you with enough room to carry furniture or other large items.
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One of these is the main Ford Escape. Smaller and quicker will be the Ford Escape Mini.
Interestingly, a potential name for it will be the Ford Escape Sport. The 2020 Ford Escape is expected to be launched in 2023.