2021 Ford Escape Review

2021 Ford Escape

Looking for a sporty SUV that balances comfort with convenience and efficiency with performance? If so, then we at Sheridan Ford recommend you explore the Ford Escape. From heading across town with the family to venturing out to the countryside with friends, in the 2021 Ford Escape, you can experience Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark, DE, to the fullest.

Ford Escape Interior

Home Away From Home

Inside the Ford Escape cabin, you’ll find seating for up to five passengers and 104 cubic feet of passenger volume. Riders in the back seats will have plenty of space to stretch out thanks to its 40.7 inches of rear legroom.

For a dash of luxury, you can upgrade the 2021 Ford Escape with available features like leather-trimmed seats with perforated inserts and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

During the day, you can open the optional panoramic Vista Roof® for an open-air ride with expansive sky views. On nighttime drives, you can turn on the available ambient lighting for a personal light show to pair with your playlist.

Ford Escape Technology Features

Entertaining & Safety-Enhancing Technology

When traveling in the Ford Escape, you can stay effortlessly connected through the optional SYNC® 3 touchscreen display with voice-controlled technology. While keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road, you can change the song, make a phone call, and more.

To boost your senses on the road and provide extra backup when you need it most, the Ford Escape comes standard with the following driver-assist Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology features. A few of these include:

  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert

The Lane-Keeping System alerts you through steering wheel vibrations if you begin to swerve out of your lane and can even provide corrective steering. Similarly, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking warns you of an oncoming collision and applies the brakes, if necessary, to help avoid or mitigate an impact.

Ford Escape Safety Ford Escape Safety Technology Ford Escape Safety Features

With the BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert on board, you’ll have an extra pair of eyes watching your blind spot and the area behind your Ford Escape when in Reverse.

Efficient, Capable, & Fun to Drive

To help you continually enjoy all its interior amenities on stop-free trips both near and far, the 2021 Ford Escape offers a variety of engine options, including a plug-in hybrid. The 2.5L plug-in hybrid with front-wheel drive (FWD) achieves an impressive EPA-estimated 582 miles of range, so you can explore without looking for the next charging station.

Ford Escape Engine Specs Ford Escape Performance Specs

The rest of the lineup includes:

Engines & Powertrains

Fuel Economy

1.5L EcoBoost® with front-wheel drive (FWD)

EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG

2.0L EcoBoost® with all-wheel drive (AWD)

EPA-estimated 23 city/31 highway MPG

2.5L Hybrid with front-wheel drive (FWD)

EPA-estimated 44 city/37 highway MPGe

Ford Escape TowingIn addition to its array of peppy yet efficient engines, the Ford Escape comes with standard Selectable Drive Modes. Using the low-profile rotary gear shift dial, you can instantly tailor this SUV’s performance to meet your needs. The available drive modes include Eco, Sport, Normal, Slippery, and Deep Snow/Sand.

When properly equipped with the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine and the available Class II Trailer Tow Package, the Ford Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds. So, whether you’re heading to the beach for the week or venturing into the mountains, you can upgrade your vacations and getaways with oversized outdoor recreational toys, like:

  • Jet skis
  • Lightweight camper
  • Snowmobiles
  • And more!

Embrace the Open Road in the 2021 Ford Escape

Ready to seize the day with the help of the adaptable Ford Escape? If so, then contact us at Sheridan Ford to discover how this SUV can support both your daily routine and spontaneous adventures. Schedule your 2021 Ford Escape test drive near Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark, DE, today!

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