2016 Ford Escape

Escape is crossover that Ford launched in 2000 and since then it had major success. Now, third generation of the vehicle is ongoing and 2016 Ford Escape will be another model in the series. It will be almost the same as 2015 year model, with slight changes and visual modifications. However, this generation has started in 2013 and we expect from Ford to keep it for at least 3 or 4 years. That means after this one, next could be slightly more redesigned as a part of mid-cycle refreshment.

2016 Ford Escape front view

2016 Ford Escape engine

Same as for previous model, the 2016 Ford Escape gets various powertrains and trim levels. A 2.5-l inline-four is a option for entry level models. It will offer around 170 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. Higher end model gets 1.6-l turbocharged I-4 unit capable to deliver slightly more power and torque, 180 hp and 185 lb-ft. However, this is not the end of engines which could be found under the hood of the 2016 Escape. The highest trims have 2.0-l I-4 with output of 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission is an only option that sends power from drivetrains to wheels.

2016 Ford Escape side view

2016 Ford Escape redesign

New 2016 Ford Escape is available in three trim levels. Entry models carry the S mark, the SE is mid-class and Titanium is the most luxurious model. However, there are some mutual things that are changed on new Ford Escape. First of all, it is front fascia with new grille and bumpers. Crossover gets lower air intakes and fender layout is slightly changed. Headlights are refreshed. Also, there are few modifications on the back, with new exhaust pipes highlighting the changes. Inside, updates of the existing models make most of the refreshment for 2016 model. Upholstery and most of the features will be the same, with Titanium trim leading the number of systems installed. This model will get leather seats with heating, like current vehicle. MyFord infotainment and SYNC are standard, while dashboard could get a new look. Touch-screen screen is the place from which will be controlled most of the features and could be seen most information about new Escape.

2016 Ford Escape rear view

2016 Ford Escape release date and price

Some experts predicted that 2016 Ford Escape could be unveiled in some foreseeable time, while market appearance should happen later in 2015. When it hits the dealerships, base S models should cost near the 2015 model price tag, and it is around $24,000. Top of the class, Escape Titanium trim will be closer to $30,000.

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