2020 Ford Escape parked on platform by young couple

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid MPG Ratings and Driving Range

How Fuel-Efficient is the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid?

With the debut of the first Escape Hybrid in 2005, Ford offered an early glimpse into the automotive future with the world’s very first hybrid SUV. After a short hiatus, Ford launches the electric-fueled Escape back into the market with the return of the standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. But does the newest Escape have what it takes to compete in today’s hybrid crossover market? Exactly how fuel-efficient is the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid? Get the answers here!

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MPG Ratings and Driving Range of the 2020 Escape Hybrid

The new 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid targets class-leading titles with an exceptional 2.5-liter iVCT Atkinson-Cycle hybrid engine paired with an electronic continuously variable transmission. With FWD, the 2020 Escape Hybrid achieves up to 44 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway and 41 mpg combined. Opting for AWD will drop those figures ever so slightly to 43 mpg city, 37 mpg highway, 40 mpg combined. These gas mileage readings contribute to a best-in-class EPA-estimated range of over 550 miles.

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Summary
Engine 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle 4-Cylinder
Transmission Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT)
Fuel Economy (FWD) 44 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy / 41 mpg combined
Fuel Economy (AWD) 43 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy / 40 mpg combined
Max Driving Range Over 550 miles
Horsepower 200 horsepower
Torque 152 lb-ft
Tow Rating 3,500 lbs.

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Escape Plug-In Hybrid First Look

More details for the Escape Plug-in Hybrid will be available closer to its Spring 2020 launch, but we do know that the plug-in is expected to achieve a best-in-class pure-electric range of over 30 miles thanks to its powerful 14.4-kwh battery pack. Keep your eyes peeled for more details on the fuel economy ratings of the new Escape Plug-In Hybrid in our Ford Escape blog feed.


2020 Ford Escape interior front seats

2020 Ford Escape Interior


2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid at charging station

2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid

Test Drive the 2020 Ford Escape near Atlanta, GA!

Looking for a new fuel-efficient crossover in the Atlanta area? Keep your eyes peeled for new arrivals in our new Ford Escape inventory and find the hybrid vehicle of your dreams at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA!