2018 Ford Escape S vs 2018 Ford Escape SE vs 2018 Ford Escape SEL

2018 Ford Escape S vs 2018 Ford Escape SE vs 2018 Ford Escape SEL

If you’re shopping for a new SUV around the Atlanta area, there’s no better place to start and stop your search than with a new Ford Escape from Akins Ford in Winder, GA. That’s because the 2018 Ford Escape lineup has everything SUV shoppers are looking for thanks to its impressive trim levels, powerful and efficient engine options, roomy and spacious interior, and comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.

The only question that remains is – which 2018 Ford Escape trim level will you choose? The 2018 Escape lineup boasts four trim levels – the 2018 Escape S, the 2018 Escape SE, the 2018 Escape SEL and the 2018 Escape Titanium. The 2018 Escape Titanium is the most luxurious and expensive of the new Escape trim levels, which should tell you all you need to know about the top-of-the-line features and performance capabilities you’re going to get with it. So, we’re now going to take some time to check out the other three new Escape trim levels with this 2018 Ford Escape S versus 2018 Ford Escape SE versus 2018 Ford Escape SEL comparison.


2018 Ford Escape S

2018 Ford Escape SE

2018 Ford Escape SEL

Standard Engine 2.5-liter I-4 Engine 1.5-liter EcoBoost Engine 1.5-liter EcoBoost Engine
Standard Power Ratings 168 HP & 170 lb-ft. 179 HP & 177 lb-ft. 179 HP & 177 lb-ft.
Standard Gas Mileage 21/29 MPG 23/30 MPG 23/30 MPG
Standard Infotainment System SYNC SYNC SYNC 3

Comparing the 2018 Ford Escape Trim Levels at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

Since power ratings, performance capabilities and gas mileage are all important to our customers here at Akins Ford, we decided to pay close attention to those while doing this comparison. As you can see in the table above, the standard engine of the 2018 Escape S is sufficiently powerful and fuel efficient, but if you want even more power and higher gas mileage, you’re going to want to go with the 2018 Escape SE or SEL. And, just so you know, the 2018 Escape Titanium is even more powerful, though its gas mileage does take a bit of a dip.

The main difference between the 2018 Escape trim levels is the features that come with it. As expected, the higher up the trim level ladder you go, the better the standard and available features are. That goes for the infotainment system, as noted in the table, but it goes well beyond that, as well. The higher up the ladder you go, the more advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features you get.

For more on the 2018 Ford Escape lineup, please contact our friendly staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.