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2017 Ford Escape Review

2017 Ford Escape | Desirability and Performance

Live life on the wild side in the 2017 Ford Escape as you experience the freedom that comes with intelligent design. A part of Canada’s Best-Selling Automotive Brand Seven Years In A Row, this four-door vehicle brings you seating for up to five people and immeasurable capability for all of life’s adventures. Available trim levels include the S, SE and Titanium.

2017 Ford Escape Exterior Side View

Dedicated to modern innovation, reliable connectivity and smooth comfort, the interior of the 2017 Ford Escape is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Sit back in premium luxury with the leather-trimmed and heated front seats as well as the adjustable 10-way power driver and passenger’s seats, making your comfort a priority. Keep both hands planted firmly on the heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, which combats chilly days and provides access to your settings through mounted cruise and audio controls. Entertainment and connection come forward with the available SYNC 3 system as you access your compatible devices, make phone calls, stream your music and more, without the use of your hands. Through the available power panoramic Vista Roof®, you are able to gain widespread access to a stunning view of the great outdoors, as well as fresh air for any journey. Remarkable design is presented on the exterior as a sporty spoiler and Dual Chrome Exhaust outlets enhance the smooth aerodynamic structure. To further your capacity for cargo, the Optional Black Roof Rails, bring a sporty capability to the design. Experience the difference that the available Fog Lights make to your visibility as you embark in an array of weather conditions without compromise.

2017 Ford Escape Interior Dashboard

Three astonishingly powerful engines present themselves on the 2017 Ford Escape as features such as Torque Vectoring Control work to bring balance and a distribution of engine torque. Take on an impressive towing capacity of 3,500 lbs (1,587 kg), when properly equipped for an increased ability to bring along everything you could want or imagine. Responsive handling is attained with the 6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic Transmission with Steering wheel mounted paddle shifter. Innovation comes through the available Intelligent 4WD System as it continuously monitors traction and cornering for an accurate distribution of torque from the front wheels to the rear.

2017 Ford Escape Engines:

  • 2.5L Duratec® Ti-VCT I-4: 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque
  • 1.6L EcoBoost® Ti-VCT GTDI I-4: 178 horsepower and 183 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0L EcoBoost® Ti-VCT GTDI I-4: 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque

2017 Ford Escape Exterior Rear End

Confidence and capability join forces with the 2017 Ford Escape as you begin each journey from a position of prepared excitement. A reliable structure and a design that combines modern innovation, customizable comfort and smooth connectivity bring you to each destination with ease. You are able to remain in control as a series of advanced safety features work to prevent and protect on the road. Take the available Lane-Keeping System for example. This feature is able to alert the driver through gentle steering wheel vibrations when the vehicle drifts too close to the lane marker. Lane-keeping aid then is able to provide directional steering torque to help guide the vehicle back to the centre of the lane. The great outdoors are calling and the 2017 Ford Escape is prepared to take you on an adventure of a lifetime. Come to your local Vernon Ford Dealer – Fernie Ford today for a test drive of the 2017 Ford Escape.

Ross North
Fernie Ford

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