2018 Ford Escape Features
Deciding what type of vehicle is decidedly a difficult decision to make. The market in inundated with a myriad of options to choose from. When buying a new vehicle, you truly need to know exactly what you're looking for. If you're looking for a high-performance vehicle with plenty of interior space, you should take a closer look at the 2018 Ford Escape. The 2018 Ford Escape is a vehicle that can do it all, especially when you take all of the technological features into consideration. There are some available features, like the foot-activated liftgate that can make your life easier by reacting to your foot passing by a sensor under the bumper with your Intelligent Access key in your pocket to open without you having to touch the vehicle. There is also a standard rearview camera, and access to the Ford SYNC® system, allowing you to stay safe and connected with driving the 2018 Ford Escape.
Every choice you make when you're buying a car is an important one, but none are more important than choosing the right engine for your vehicle. The 2018 Ford Escape offers three different engines. The base engine is a 2.5L four-cylinder with 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. You also have to option of the more powerful 1.5L EcoBoost® four-cylinder or the 2.0L EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine, both of which are offered with front-wheel drive or Intelligent 4-wheel drive. If you're looking for phenomenal power, the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine provides245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful engine offered on the 2018 Ford Escape. The 1.5L EcoBoost® is also plenty powerful, with 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque.
No matter what style of vehicle you're looking for, it's likely that you want something that will be able to help you transport whatever, or whoever, you need to carry. With the 2018 Ford Escape, you have the space for five people, including the driver in the comfortable, roomy interior. The overall passenger volume of the 2018 Escape is 98.7 cubic feet, and the space is pretty evenly divided between the first and second rows. Many would say that the most important aspect to look at when it comes to interior space is the leg room in the back row, which is 37.3 inches in the 2018 Ford Escape, around six inches less than the front seat, which clocks in at 43.1 inches.
2018 Ford Escape at Sanders Ford
Normally, when a vehicle has an exceptionally roomy passenger space, you're left with a pittance for your cargo. The 2018 Ford Escape is the exception to that, with 34 cubic feet cargo volume with all five seats still intact. That's enough space to fit whatever your passengers are bringing with them, and then some. If you plan on using your 2018 Ford Escape for transporting large items, you can do so one of two ways. Either fold down the back seat, opening your interior cargo space to 68 cubic feet or tow your items behind a properly equipped Ford Escape. With the right equipment on the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine, the 2018 Ford Escape is able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.
There are plenty of features that make the Ford Escape an excellent choice for those seeking a compact SUV, like the incredible performance and interior space.
You can learn more about what the 2018 Ford Escape can do for you by visiting Sanders Ford in Jacksonville NC.