21/29  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.1  Sec.
0-60 MPH
34  cu ft
Cargo Space

2018 Ford Escape Overview

If you're on the hunt for a new SUV near me, 2018 Ford Escape reviews say the best-selling crossover should be at the top of your list. Featuring loads of creature comforts, top-notch safety gear and several peppy powerplants to pick from, the new Escape has something for everyone.

See if it is the right fit for you in our in-depth 2018 Ford Escape review below.

Trims & Features

The 2018 Ford Escape in Mesquite is available in S, SE, SEL and Titanium trims. The SEL is new for this year, and it comes with a wide range of creature comforts that you are sure to love. Highlights include a power liftgate, premium leather upholstery and Ford's Sync 3 interface for added convenience.

The entry-level S dons 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, a height-adjustable driver seat, 4.2-inch central display, Bluetooth, six-speaker sound system, USB port and a 60/40-split folding and reclining rear seat for perfect positioning.

Stepping up to the SE will get you black-finished 19-inch wheels, leather-wrapped steering and LED daytime running lights for easier visibility no matter the time of day. Buyers who opt for the available Sync 3 tech package will be able to enjoy upgraded voice controls, and an 8-inch touchscreen, nine-speaker sound system with dual USB ports.

Under-the-Hood Mechanics

Buyers of the 2018 Ford Escape near Dallas will have plenty of engine options. For starters, there's a 168-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder that puts out 170 pound-feet. It comes matched to a smooth six-speed automatic that transfers power to the vehicles front wheels. A little more power can be had with the SE trims, which employs a 179-hp, 1.5-liter turbocharger that is good for 177 pound-feet.

At the top of the power pyramid, there's a 245-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 275 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, the Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Safety First

No matter which trim you choose, they all come standard with high-quality airbags, antilock brakes, blind-spot mirrors and a rearview camera for added safety. A wide range of advanced driver aides are also offered, including forward collision alert, lane-departure warning and blind-spot warning with cross-traffic alert.

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