2015 Ford Escape

Although 2015 model year didn’t brought much changes, and although those changes are mostly cosmetics, new Escape is still one of the most desirable compact SUVs on the market. Its, by far, biggest advantage among competition is its performance. If you research a little bit, you will notice instantly that all experts praise Escape’s sporty drive, performance and handling like very SUVs.2015 Ford Escape Front

2015 Ford Escape: Interior and Exterior

Exterior changes include only few color choices, which is just enough due to the fact that Escape looks amazing. Its previous boxy look was recently changed, and it now looks elegant and stylish. 2015 Escape is available in three trim levels the S, The SE and Titanium, with every one of them providing broad spectrum of features. Trim will make a difference on the outside as well as n the inside. Ford make sure to make its Escape most competitive as possible providing features like panoramic moonroof and Sony audio system. Interior materials will delight you with its quality.

2015 Ford Escape Interior

2015 Ford Escape: Engines, MPG

2015 Ford Escape comes with three engine choices. The base engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that pumps out 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, which is found under the hood of the entry level S. Second engine option is a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost capable to deliver up to 178 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Second engine will be placed under the hood of middle SE trim, while top trim, Titanium will have the strongest one. Its EcoBoost 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder power unit will be able to produce 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel-drive is standard on all trims, while all-wheel-drive option will be available for middle and top trims, powered with Eco Boost engines. 2015 Escape is one of the most efficient SUVs on the market, and its EPA estimated ratings are great even for the Escape combined with most powerful engine. The S variant fuel economy checks in at 22/31 mpg city/hwy, the SE FWD variant provides 23/32 mpg, while AWD is good for 22/30 mpg. Titanium variant is rated 22/30 mpg (FWD), 21/28 mpg (AWD).

2015 Ford Escape: Competition

2015 Ford Escape already found its place on the global markets, and its numerous features, great performance and stylish look is hard to compete. Its potential rivals are Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, due to the fact that they offer more space than Escape. The fact is that in its price range, Escape is probably the best solution for families that don’t need much space, but enjoy luxury feel and high-tech equipment. Beside Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, 2015 Escape could also face Hyundai Tucson and Volkswagen Tiguan in its fight for customers and popularity.

2015 Ford Escape Rear

2015 Ford Escape: Price and Release Date

Starting price for 2015 Ford Escape is $23 100, which is the price tag for S version, while upper SE variant has a price tag of $25 550 with FWD and $27 300 with AWD. The highest and most equipped trim Titanium price is $29 510 with FWD and $31 260 with AWD. 2015 Ford Escape will appear in showrooms around the world during the summer, but exact date of its US premier is not available yet.

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