Why the 2017 Ford Escape Is Perfect for Virginia Families

2017 Ford Escape Titanium Berglund FordNo matter what you are looking for in your next family vehicle, the 2017 Ford Escape can provide it for you. The Escape is stylish, spacious, efficient, versatile, and packed with the latest features that you need and want.

Ford Escape Style

Both the interior and exterior have been redesigned, making the Escape even more stylish at just a glance. The athletic stance combines with a dynamic grille, sleek side-view mirrors, and a sculpted hood on the exterior. Inside, the new center console is eye-catching and convenient. The three-spoke steering wheel enhances the SUV’s appearance.

2017 Ford Escape MPG                                                      

Fuel economy in the Escape is great regardless of the EcoBoost engine you choose or even if you stick to the base engine. Both EcoBoost engines have Auto Start-Stop technology to enhance the fuel economy by automatically turning off the engine when you stop before seamlessly restarting as soon as you hit the accelerator. Thanks to this feature, you can enjoy up to 23 mpg* in the city, 30* on the highway, and 26* combined. Most configurations are within 1 mpg of these figures.

Escape Power

With three powerful engines to choose from, the 2017 Escape can be packed with power. The base 2.5-liter gives you 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet. The 1.5-liter EcoBoost increases this to 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet. Opting for the top-of-the-line 2-liter Twin Scroll EcoBoost puts you in control of a truly powerful 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet.

Ford Escape Towing

When configured with the 2-liter EcoBoost engine and the Class II Tow Package, your 2017 Escape can handle a towing load of 3,500 pounds. You even remain firmly in charge thanks to the trailer sway control.

Escape Versatility

As an SUV, you can expect versatility from the Escape, as well, and it doesn’t disappoint. The rear seats split and fold, so you can optimize cargo and passenger room. Even with the second row upright, you have access to 34 cubic feet. This figure doubles to 68 cubic feet just by folding the second row.

2017 Ford Escape Comfort

Everyone in the Escape is comfortable thanks to the standard and available features. Enjoy cloth or leather upholstery and front seat adjustment on all models, with multiway power on the higher trims.

Ford Technology

Whether you are looking for entertainment, connectivity, or safety, the Ford Escape has the technology you need. The Sync 3 System has voice commands. Sync Connect makes it a breeze to connect your smartphone to your vehicle and even use FordPass to keep track of your vehicle’s location or remotely access the locks, starting, and more. Safety technology includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning featuring Brake Support, Enhanced Active Park Assist, Lane Keeping System, and BLIS featuring Cross-Traffic Alert.

Find out even more about the 2017 Ford Escape at Berglund Ford. While there, you can even take this new SUV for a test drive around Salem, Virginia.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.