The 2017 Ford Escape some expect, already in Los Angeles in November, others believe that the refreshed 2017 Escape will debut in Detroit in early 2016. None of these sources is not wrong, in the sense that Ford company needs to speed up the launch of a new model . The reason is more than obvious. All competing models, the Mazda CX-5, the Chevrolet Equinox, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V, if not yet, will soon expand offer on the market.
Regardless of the constant growth of sales of Escape models, face-lifted version is needed to keep it fresh. Only in the year 2012, Ford has sold 261,008 copies of this crossover SUV. This model is two years later reached a sales volume of 306.212 copies. Does Ford really need to hurry to change the Escape model? It can not hurt him, just like the carmaker, because it does not require additional costs.
2017 Ford Escape Changes
Masked prototype 2017 Ford Escape is enabled, an insight into the changes in mid-cycle model. The interior and final range of powertrains, for now will remain a secret! Still set to front-wheel drive platform, everything in it is very subject to change. Great influence on promotion within the exterior design changes had updated Edge and current Fusion. The 2017 Ford Escape got a new grille, updated HID headlights with LED daytime running lights, lower air intakes. The fog lights are remained, covered with camouflage, so it is expected the change in their appearance. The last portion of the vehicle has passed through the redesign process in terms of a different-looking taillights. The prototype still has a dual exhaust outlets, which points to the selection power units, but not on the final appearance of the exhaust system.
The new 2017 Escape should continue with the same three trim packages: S, SE and Titanium. The Escape compact SUV has two rows of seats. The interior is spacious and meets the needs of transport up to five passengers. Although the interior is to remain undetected, is expected to Ford’s latest Sync 3 infotainment setup. With the same debuted 2016 Ford Escape. The new look gives the Escape more premium feel thanks to more modern, grown-up style.
2017 Escape Engines
Changes in the bid, the drive unit is not expected, but still possible. In the case of Escape models, it was shown that the optional engine could be better than that offered in the standard package. The 1.6-liter turbocharged engine there as an optional engine, but was in regular offer of the Fusion sedan models. This engine was so impressive and was claimed that Ford replaced the same, at Fusion with 1.5 L turbocharged engine. Now rumors suggest that a 1.5 L turbocharged EcoBoost engine actually become part of the offer with the 2017 Ford Escape. This engine develops 181 hp and 185 pound-feet of torque. It is a 3 hp and 1 pound-feet more than 1.6 L engine. The current model has so far been offered with a standard 2.5 L four-cylinder engine that making 168 horsepower. The strongest engine in the Escape model’s optional 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine which produces 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. The engines so far were paired with six-speed automatic transmission. Changes in the form of a 9-speed automatic and a 10-speed automatic transmission are possible, but not yet confirmed for the 2017 Ford Escape.
2017 Ford Escape Price
This model is extremely favorable in the Ford range. The current model is sold at a price of 22.960 US dollars what it costs 2016 Ford Escape S. Best equipped 2017 Ford Escape Titanium model would have a price of $ 30,000. Notwithstanding the improvements, it does not expect a drastic increase in prices. The eventual $ 500 to $ 900, will be increased MSRP of each trim level.