2017 Ford Escape Athens GA

2017 Ford Escape Athens GA

Versatility and fun are key in the compact crossover class. These sporty small SUVs deliver capable performance and practicality while earning excellent fuel economy ratings. The 2017 Ford Escape in Athens GA has fought its way to the top of the compact crossover class. The latest model ensures the Escape is not going anywhere anytime soon.

The three engines offered on the Escape deliver both impressive power and fuel economy ratings. Ford utilizes the EcoBoost technology to provide an ample collection of turbocharged power sources. Adding to the practicality of the Escape is the crossover’s variety of standard and available technologies features spread out over three trim levels.

Engine Options

Three total engines are offered on the 2017 Escape. Base models come equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 168 horsepower. Two EcoBoost engine options are also offered on the crossover. First up is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder offer 179 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. The crossover’s best performance numbers come via the third engine, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that delivers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque.


Fuel Economy

Part of the draw of a compact crossover comes from the competitive fuel economy ratings that come with these vehicles. The Escape is able to deliver in this category. The base engine is able to earn an estimated 21 miles per gallon in the cities and 29 miles per gallon on the highways. The best fuel economy numbers offered on the Escape come via the 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine, which earns and 23 city 30 highway mpg. The powerful 2.0-liter EcoBoost checks in at 22 city/29 highway.



Every Escape model comes equipped with a healthy collection of safety features. Standard equipment includes antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, driver knee airbag, full-length side curtain airbags, the Ford MyKey system, blind-spot mirrors and a rearview camera. Additional available safety systems and features include blind-spot warnings with cross-traffic alerts, forward collision warnings system with brake priming and lane departure warning and intervention system.

2017 Ford Escape interior
2017 Ford Escape wheel
2017 Ford Escape side
2017 Ford Escape dash and display

2017 Ford Escape Models and Features

Ford will be offering the 2017 Escape in three total trim levels: S, SE and Titanium. Each trim level comes equipped with a different collection of standard and available features, starting with the base, workhorse S model and ending with the near-luxury Escape Titanium. Some feature highlights include:

  • Automatic headlights

  • LED taillights

  • Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity

  • SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system

  • 110-volt power outlet

  • Heated seats

  • Heated mirrors

  • Heated steering wheel

  • Power liftgate

  • Remote start

  • Leather upholstery

  • 10-speaker Sony sound system with HD radio

  • LED daytime running lights

  • Automated parallel parking system

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