2020 Ford Escape Model Review

27/33  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.1  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
30.7-65.4  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New For the 2020 Ford Escape?

In 2020, the Ford Escape makes a bold first impression. This year, it is completely redesigned. Furthermore, you have a choice of engines. For the first time in a long time, you can choose between a gasoline and hybrid engine for your Ford Escape. Regardless of the engine, you select, the Escape offers more power, acceleration, and an overall more exciting driving experience than before. This year marks the start of the fourth generation of the Escape.

The interior gets an updated design this year, much to the delight of many consumers, and its exterior gets a bold new look as well. The Escape also has a versatile seating configuration with second-row seats that slide and fold to maximize passenger space and cargo area. A new liftgate design makes loading and unloading safer and more manageable when you have your hands full. With several trims to choose from, you can't go wrong with the 2020 Ford Escape.


2020 Ford Escape Interior

The Ford Escape Has Many Features Across Several Trims

The 2020 Ford Escape is produced in five trim levels. The base is the Escape S. The Escape S comes standard with front-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. It comes standard with a FordPass Connect infotainment system that puts all the amenities and accessibility you need at your fingertips. The sound system is a solid AM/FM stereo that has six speakers. Innovative safety comes in the form of the Ford Co-Pilot360. It has curve control, traction control, post-crash alert, and more.

The second trim is the SLE. It comes standard with a higher-grade Sync 3 infotainment system. Heated seats are standard in the front row, and the driver's seat moves in 10 ways. The front seats have a bucket-style design. Along with the infotainment system, a 4.2-inch driver display is standard. The hybrid edition of the SLE offers many of the same amenities. However, it upgrades to a 12.3 digital driver's information display screen.

Naturally, its engine differs, too. Memory settings are standard for the driver's and passenger's front seats on the SEL. It also has special element-resistant seating material. Dual-zone climate control, a heated and leather-wrapped wheel, and cruise control are standard. The Platinum gets a high-end Bang & Olufsen sound system. A head-up display and instrument cluster lighting is available.

2020 Escape Power & Performance

2020 Ford EscapeThere are three engines available on the 2020 Ford Escape. Two are gasoline, while the third is a hybrid. The base gasoline engine is a 1.5L with three cylinders and a turbocharge. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The second gasoline engine is a 2.0L with four cylinders and a turbo charge for more power and speed. The fuel-conscious hybrid engine combines a regular gasoline engine with an 88 kW electric motor for optimal power, performance, and efficiency.

Which Safety Features are Available on the Ford Escape?

2020 Ford EscapeAs you'd expect from a Ford, there are many safety features to look forward to in the 2020 Escape. The Escape is equipped with an array of passive and active features. Some vary by trim level, but others are standard. Head restraints, an SOS post-crash response, and airbags are standard on the base trim. Lane-centering, forward collision avoidance, and lane-keep assist are standard on the higher trims.


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