2013 Ford Escape- A Review

May 10, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The luxury 2013 Ford Escape is the upcoming SUV that not only let you to “Drive Smart” but also you can “Drive Green”. The exterior is eye catching and the interior is lavish. The safety is enhanced with advanced safety features. The powerful EcoBoost engine can give more miles and is fuel efficient. Let’s have a look at its trims and other features.

Assorted Trims

The new vehicle comes in the following assorted models.

  • S
  • SE
  • SEL
  • Titanium

Spectacular Exterior

The new SUV exhibits a spectacular exterior with aerodynamic design. The active grille shutters and high-intensity discharge headlamps add elegance to the exterior. A prominent trapezoidal-shaped lower grille and sculpted wheel arches makes the exterior more exotic. The 19″ Luster Nickel-painted alloy wheels are incorporated beautifully into the sides of the chassis and are standard on Titanium model. The other choices available for wheels are

  • 17” Steel Wheel with Sparkle Silver Cov
  • 17” Painted Sparkle Silver-Painted Alloy
  • 18” Polished Alloy
  • 18” Painted Sparkle Nickel-Painted Alloy
  • 18” Chrome Alloy

Stylish Interior

The interior is stylish and sophisticated. The seats are comfortable and the cabin is spacious. The seating space of 5 peolple let you easily accommodate your family. The interior color choices include Charcoal Black on Medium Light Stone or Charcoal Black on Charcoal Black. The rear seats can fold down to create a cargo capacity of 68.1 cu. ft. of space. It can also tow a luggage of up to 3,500 lbs.

Robust Engine

The new vehicle offers three choices for engine i-e 1.6L

EcoBoost I-4 engine, 2.5L Duratec I-4 engine and 2.0 L EcoBoost I-4 engine. An impressive output power of 168HP, 178 HP and 24HP respectively is achieved. The 6-speed transmission can give fastest acceleration. The turbo charging and direct injection technology combine to give a powerful performance. The available Intelligent 4WD System and Torque Vectoring Control give the car more boost.

Advanced Safety

Ford is concerned about your safety and so it has added advanced safety features to the new vehicle. They include

  • AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Personal Safety System
  • Dual-stage driver and front-passenger airbags
  • A driver’s knee airbag and front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Safety Canopy System with two-row side-curtain airbags

Innovative Technology

The new Escape will come with the innovative technology features. They include

  • SYNC with MyFord Touch- keeps you connected
  • Class-exclusive active park assist- helps in parking
  • BLIS with cross-traffic alert- alerts you about the vehicles in the blind spot
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start- push starts your car
  • Audio System from Sony—gives you an ultimate entertainment

Environment Friendly

The 2013 Escape is designed on Green technology that makes it environment friendly. The cushions and head restraints use bio-based polyurethane foam derived from the oils of plant seeds such as soybeans. The carpet is made up of post-consumer and post-industrial polyester fibers. More than 25 recycled 20-ounce bottles are used in manufacturing the vehicle carpets. About 10 lbs. of scrap cotton from T-shirts, jeans, sweaters, and other stuff is used in sound-absorption material.

So, look out for the upcoming 2013 Ford Escape and experience the driving power of this new SUV.

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