2016 Ford Escape is one of the many cars that will use the Global C-Platform. Hence, you can expect the vehicle to follow the ideals of the Platform, which includes better fuel economy and driving experience.
Exterior and Interior Design of the 2016 Ford Escape
Not much modification is promised but you will be able to distinguish this new model from the previous one. The grill will get a makeover and will appear in a bigger avatar. It will be demarcated in three parts and thus, will give a sturdy look to the front. Moreover, both the taillights and the headlamps will be LED. LED lights not only look many times better with their clear illumination but also promise less power usage by 70-80%. The hood will lose some of its width and will gain a slender appearance. The rear will sport two exhaust pipes and the wheels will be in aluminum. The company promises that this model will be not as weighty as its predecessor was. As a way of customization, you could get alloy wheels, xenon lights, and a roof rack.
Upto 5 passengers can travel in this car and the space seems just appropriate for all of them. In case, you travel with more people, you can opt for a 3rd row. Ford is well known for its comfortable seating. In this model, the seats will be upholstered in leather with fine seams.
Engine and Mileage of the 2016 Ford Escape
Make a selection from 3 types of engines: 2.4 liter Ecoboost promising 168hp with 170lb.-ft. torque, 1.6 liter turbocharged engine with 178 horsepower and 184 pound ft. of torque and lastly, 2.0 liter turbocharged engine with an impressive 240 hp with a torque of 270 pound ft. 6-speed automatic transmission will be a common feature in all engines. As the name suggests, Ecoboost engine uses direct inject technology that supplies tremendous power but steers clear of eating up fuel as much. Similarly, the turbocharged engines supply a huge amount of air into the cylinder. Consequently, fuel burns readily and gives maximum output, which the driver immediately feels when the vehicle achieves acceleration quickly. Of course, less time spent in driving a vehicle automatically encourages fuel saving. The mpg for the Ecoboost and 1.6 liter engine is 23 for city and 33 for highways and for the 2.0 liter it is 22 for city and 30 for highways.
Price and Release Date
It is expected to cost between $23,000 and $34,000. Watch out for this model in the latter half of 2015.
The vehicle is highly anticipated because of its exceptional fuel-saving ability. A useful option, this 2016 Ford Escape would not disappoint you if you trusted it for regular traveling.