The all-new Escape. The smarter way to get there.....
All new Ford Escape is more than a sport utility vehicle. It’s a smart utility vehicle- efficient, confident, savvy and ready to take on the world.The 2013 Escape has an eco-friendly side. For example, there are two available EcoBoost engines that provide more power per every drop of fuel. Seat cushion and head restraint foam is derived from plant seeds. Carpet in all the models is produced using post-industrial fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. Even the shape of the Escape and the use of the active grille shutters helps make the vehicle more aerodynamic.
Escape features an aerodynamic design and active grille shutters to help cut through the wind.Escape wasn’t designed just to look great – it was also styled to reduce air resistance. Active grille shutters also help by cheating the wind. When closed, they help to reduce vehicle aerodynamic drag caused by air traveling through the radiator.
The 2013 Escape offers two available EcoBoost engines.Available EcoBoost technology helps produce a cooler, denser fuel injection charge that generates more power per every drop of fuel. Twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) maximizes performance, while two different technologies – turbocharging and direct injection – combine to deliver the performance of a much larger engine with the efficiency of a smaller one. Take your choice of the available 1.6L EcoBoost I-4 engine or the available 2.0L EcoBoost engine with Front wheel drive or optional intelligent 4 Wheel Drive. A 2.5L I-4 engine is standard.
Standard Six-Speed SelectShift™ Transmission
For efficient performance,A six-speed automatic transmission is standard on all Escape models. To add a little fun, standard SelectShift capability delivers the performance feel of a manual transmission without the clutch. Using a switch on the gearshift knob, you can easily and quickly shift your own gears.
In addition to stylish good looks, the interior of the 2013 Escape features earth-friendly materials.The cushions and head restraints use a bio-based polyurethane foam derived from the oils of various plant seeds such as soybeans. The carpet in all models is produced using post-industrial fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. So no matter what color your Escape is, it will always be green.
The 2013 Escape features an interior that is spacious and sophisticated. Designers have created an environment that is clean and contemporary and communicates a “visually calm ambience.” Interior color choices include Charcoal Black on Charcoal Black or Charcoal Black on Medium Light Stone or Medium Dark Stone.
All-New Exterior Design
Escape sports a kinetic design. That means even when you see it in a parking lot or waiting for a green light, its sleek shape conveys motion. Adding to this look are several design cues, including a prominent trapezoidal-shaped lower grille and sculpted wheel arches. The elongated headlamps and taillamps, along with subtle Z-shaped lines, sporty spoiler and bright dual exhaust tips (standard on the SE, SEL and Titanium models) complete the look.
So smart. So simple.
The technology features in Escape don’t merely elevate your driving experience – they take it to a new level. There’s the available hands-free liftgate you open by simply placing your foot under the bumper. With hands on the wheel and eyes on the road, available SYNC® with MyFord Touch® lets you make calls and control your music with simple voice commands.
Standard AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) helps keep you out of harm’s way through a series of corrective actions when you swerve or corner too quickly.When a vehicle enters your blind spot zone, available BLIS® with Cross Traffic Alert will alert you. There’s even an available feature, active park assist, that parallel parks Escape for you. The technology in Ford Escape – literally changing the way you drive.
Available HID Headlamps
The Escape Titanium can be equipped with available high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps (included in Titanium Technology Package). These headlamps last longer and use less energy than conventional halogen bulbs. Complementing the headlamps are signature light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
2013 Escape offers a range of attractive wheel designs, capped off by these 19" luster nickel-painted alloys that are standard on Titanium.