2019 Ford Escape SEL Atlanta GA

2019 Ford Escape on street by restaurant

Nowadays, more and more drivers are seeking compact SUVs for their ability to blend nimble handling, practicality and efficiency. Among the herd of models that have risen to meet this demand, the Ford Escape has emerged as a favorite. Within the Escape lineup, the SEL trim level has become a popular pick for its upscale design and diverse feature set. Read on to learn more about what the 2019 Ford Escape SEL at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA has to offer.

The Escape SEL uses a 1.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged engine, producing up to 179 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque. The model comes standard with front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is offered as optional. The FWD model scores EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 23 city / 30 highway mpg. With AWD, the model scores 22 city / 28 highway mpg.

2019 Ford Escape SEL Technology, Comfort and Design Features

Embedded in the center stack, the 2019 Escape SEL gets an 8-inch touchscreen SYNC 3 infotainment system with 911 Assist, AppLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 2 smart-charging USB ports and SiriusXM with a 6-month trial subscription.

Passengers can also stay connected with the FordPass Connect 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, which can support up to 10 devices at once. Drivers enjoy a first-class experience with heated front seats, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a 10-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar support and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

Now standard on the 2019 Escape SEL is a Remote Start System, Intelligent Access with push-button start and one-touch up/down power windows. Other standard features include a Reverse Sensing System, a power liftgate, heated sideview mirrors, dual chrome exhaust tips, halogen projector-beam headlamps with LED signature lamps and black roof-rack side rails.

In the cabin, Satin Chrome accents pair with one of three color scheme options: Medium Light Stone, Charcoal Black or Medium Light Stone and Charcoal Black. Ideal for families with hectic day-to-day routines, the SEL’s new ActiveX seat trim is easy to maintain and resistant to many stains.