Ford’s mid-sized (by American standards) sports utility continues to be completely redesigned.
The V6 engine is joined in the line-up with a 2.3 litre four, which although short on absolute grunt, is a surprisingly torque-rich engine that integrates neatly with Escape’s automatic four wheel drive system (meaning it switches from front drive to 4×4 since the situation demands) use a reasonable degree of performance and good economy.
A hybrid, with electrical assistance, can also be on the way. Your body is cleanly styled and provides an adequate impression of tough, and also the interior similarly appealing.
Don’t expect startling performance – just solid, reliable transport once the going gets tough.