What’s Under the Hood of the New Ford Escape Lineup at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA?

By Admin | Posted in Ford Escape, Powertrain on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 8:00 am
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2018 Ford Escape Powertrain Features and Options

The new Ford Escape lineup has made its triumphant debut here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, and we’re excited to report it’s more capable, more comfortable, more efficient and more fun to drive than ever. We can say that because 2018 Ford Escape models offer you the choice between three powerful and capable engine choices while also featuring a roomy interior, a sporty and stylish exterior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. So, without further ado, let’s check out the powertrain features and options of the 2018 Ford Escape.

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Horsepower and Torque Ratings for the New Engine Choices of the 2018 Ford Escape

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One of the aspects of the 2018 Ford Escape that we love the most here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, is that it lets you choose between three capable and fuel efficient engine options. More specifically, you get to choose between a 2.5-liter I-4 engine providing 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque, a 1.5-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine providing 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque, and a 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine providing 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The new Ford Escape lineup also lets you choose either front-wheel drive or Intelligent four-wheel drive. In terms of transmission, all three engines team up with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

To learn more about the 2018 Ford Escape or any of our other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, please get in touch with our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.