2020 Ford Escape Trim Level Comparison 

2020 Ford Escape parked on roadside

With a complete redesign for MY 2020, the Ford Escape launches back into the cutthroat crossover segment with incredible momentum, offering a new aerodynamic design and the revival of the Escape Hybrid, among other enhancements. Join us as we unwrap this revamped crossover lineup in our 2020 Ford Escape trim level comparison.

Drivers shopping the 2020 Ford Escape lineup are given five trim levels to choose from – S, SE, SE Sport, SEL and Titanium. The Titanium offers gas-powered or hybrid variants, while the SE Sport is offered as hybrid-only. All remaining models – S, SE, and SEL – are exclusively gas-powered.



Escape S 

Escape SE

Escape SE Sport 

Escape SEL 

Escape Titanium 

1.5L EcoBoost  1.5L EcoBoost 

Hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle 

(or 2.0L EcoBoost)

1.5L EcoBoost (or 2.0L EcoBoost) 

Hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle

Cloth seat trim  Cloth seat trim  Cloth seat trim  ActiveX™ seat trim  Leather seat trim 
Manual Climate Control  Automatic Temperature Control  Automatic Temperature Control  Automatic Temperature Control  Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control 
SYNC with 4.2” LCD display  SYNC 3 with 8” touchscreen  SYNC 3 with 8” touchscreen  SYNC 3 with 8” touchscreen  SYNC 3 with 8” touchscreen 
4.2'' instrument cluster display   4.2'' instrument cluster display   12.3'' Full Digital Instrument Cluster  4.2'' instrument cluster display   12.3'' Full Digital Instrument Cluster 

Exploring the Five Trim Grades of the 2020 Ford Escape  

Escape S: 6-way Manual Driver Seat, 4-way Manual Passenger Seat, Urethane steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, 6-speaker sound system, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Belt-Minder.

Ford Co-Pilot360™ Standard Features: Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane-Keeping System, Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert, Auto High-Beam Headlamps, Rear View Camera.

Escape SE: 10-way Power Driver Seat with Front Row Heat, 4-way Manual Passenger Seat, Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, LED Signature Lighting, heated sideview mirrors, SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio.

Escape SE Sport: Leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Escape SEL: Heated steering wheel, Remote Start System, Sirius XM™ Traffic with Travel Link, Reverse Sensing System, Foot-Activated Liftgate.

Escape Titanium: 6-way Power Passenger Seat, 10-speaker B&O Sound System, ambient lighting, Active Park Assist 2.0.