The 2018 Escape

October 26th, 2017 by

The 2018 Escape in a "No Parking" zone.

The 2018 Escape

Not much has changed for the 2018 Escape, and that’s not a bad thing. The Ford Escape is consistently in the top three best-selling SUVs in Canada. Its combination of utility, style, and safety clearly resonates with Canadian buyers. And it looks like that will continue for the 2018 model year.

The 2018 Escape comes with a standard 2.5L i-VCT engine that delivers an impressive 168 horsepower and 170 lb.-ft. of torque. A Rear View Camera is now standard, too, making reversing and navigating parking lots easy. And, when you fold down the rear seats, you get 1925 litres of cargo space, so you can haul whatever you need. But those features are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what makes the 2018 Escape special.

Modern Escapes

Ford has one of the best infotainment systems in the industry. And it works exceptionally in the 2018 Escape. The SYNC, or SYNC 3 system, provides exceptional visual clarity, touch controls, and user interface. With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can easily control the music and applications on your smartphone. But that’s just the beginning of the 2018 Ford Escapes smart feature suite.

The 2018 Ford Escape also has available Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support. The cruising speed you set on the highway will automatically reduce when you encounter traffic. When the traffic clears, your speed automatically returns to the preset. And, when you don’t have Adaptive Cruise enabled, your Escape will still alert you about imminent collisions, preparing the brakes so that you can immediately apply full stopping power.

Escape Power

Speaking of power, the 2018 Escape comes with a choice of three outstanding engines. Their salient features are detailed in the table below. Each comes with a fair degree of both power and fuel economy.

2.5L iVCT 1.5L EcoBoost 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost
Horsepower 168 179 245
Torque (lb.-ft.) 170 177 275
Fuel Consumption (L/100km) 11.1 City, 8.1 Hwy, 9.7 Comb. 10.2 City, 7.7 Hwy, 9.1 Comb. 11.5 City, 8.8 Hwy, 10.3 Comb.
Drive Type FWD FWD or Intelligent AWS FWD or Intelligent AWS

Escape Titanium

The 2018 Ford Escape Titanium quite simply offers the best performance, comfort, and convenience features available. That means, for a start, that it comes with the 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost engine. You also get stunning 18” Sparkle Silver-Painted aluminum wheels. Inside, for concert-like music quality, and crystal clear voice navigation, Ford offers a Sony Audio System with 10 speakers. Finally, the 2018 Ford Escape Titanium comes with Enhanced Active Park Assist which takes care of parallel parking for you. Other standard Titanium features include:

  • Power Heated Mirrors
  • Foot-Activated Liftgate
  • Forward Sensing System

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