Boasting sporty looks, a stylish interior, two new EcoBoost engines, and the latest tech touches, the 2017 Ford Escape distinguishes itself in the jam-packed field of small crossover SUVs. Thanks to a mid-cycle revamp, car shoppers receive even more useful cargo space inside this vehicle. Those who want a visual standout have a lot to look forward to with its sleek looks. Finally, its compliant and firm ride should make every trip an enjoyable one.
Inside, almost everything you’ll touch is new, whether in material or design. There’s an enhanced presence of soft-touch materials. Some trims also feature a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel. Seats are incredibly supportive and comfortable for all positions. Detail-wise, you’ll quickly notice that your comfort and convenience was at the forefront of the interior layout. For instance, there are better stow cubbies and cup holders, USB ports with double the charging speed, and even a swing-bin glove box.
While the 2017 Ford Escape may have received significant updates, it still retains its perfect balance of control and compliance. In addition, new drive assist features such as forward collision warning, Active Park Assist, and adaptive cruise control make driving both safer and more efficient. If you need to bring a lot of cargo, there’s 68.0 cubic feet of storage space in this vehicle with the seatbacks dropped, ensuring that you never have to leave anything behind.