What Engine Options and Specs Will Be Offered on the 2020 Ford Escape?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Escape on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 5:21 pm
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2020 Ford Escape Engine Options and Power Ratings

With the 2020 Ford Escape models expected to start selling sometime Fall 2019, the all-new model has us itching for more details on what to expect. Check out what we know so far about what this model has to offer for muscle when we pop the hood and take a look at all the 2020 Ford Escape engine options and power ratings.

[ Read More: 2019 Ford Escape Engine Options ]

1.5L EcoBoost

A 1.5-liter turbocharged engine will be featured on 2020 Escape S, SE and SEL models. The standard engine is actually a three-cylinder—a first for a Ford engine. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the engine offers remarkable strength at 180 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque.

2.0L EcoBoost

The 2020 Escape’s second option, a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine maxes out the SUV for power. The hunk of machinery promises the model up to 250 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque. This 2020 Escape engine option will be featured standard on Titanium models. This option will also be available Escape SEL models for an extra charge.

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[ Read More: Gas Mileage Ratings for the 2019 Ford Escape ]

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Engine Options

2020 Escape Hybrid

For 2020, a hybrid Escape model joins the lineup equipped with a 5.0-liter four-cylinder FHEV engine. Suited with a continuously variable transmission, the Escape Hybrid touts power ratings of 198 horsepower and 153 lb.-ft. of torque.

2020 Escape Plug-In Hybrid

Also joining the lineup for 2020, an Escape Plug-In Hybrid will come equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder PHEV engine, also paired with a continuously variable transmission. The plug-in model promises to be the most powerful hybrid option, offering 209 horsepower and 153 lb.-ft. of torque. Though an EPA-estimated range is not yet available, Ford holds that the Escape Plug-In will go about 30 miles on a full charge.


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