Frequently Asked Questions: The Ford Escape

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Frequently Asked Questions of the Ford Escape

If you're in the market for a compact crossover that delivers an ideal mix of performance and versatility, the Ford Escape should be at the top of your research list. With its peppy engine, lengthy features list, large flexible cargo area, and available all-wheel drive, it's a great choice for small families and weekend adventurers, alike.

At Ashe County Ford, we strive to make the car shopping process as hassle free as possible, so we've compiled this list of frequently asked questions of the Ford Escape to assist you on your journey to a new ride.

  • Is the Ford Escape AWD? It depends on the configuration. All-wheel drive is available as an option on SE, SEL, and Titanium trim levels.

  • Can the Ford Escape tow? You bet it can! When equipped with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine and Class II Trailer Tow Package, Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

  • Where is the Ford Escape made? The Escape is proudly put together in America at the Louisville Assembly Plant in Louisville, Kentucky.

  • What are the Ford Escape trim packages? The Escape is offered in S, SE, SEL, and Titanium trim levels. The S trim level is targeted more at fleet buyers, so availability may be limited, but the well-equipped SE is a great place to start!

  • What type of battery is in the Ford Escape? An Escape battery provides 760 Cold Cranking Amps (950 Cranking Amps), 12 volts, and a reserve capacity of 120 minutes. Dimensions are 190mm x 278mm x 175mm.

  • Is the Ford Escape a hybrid? Ford stopped producing the hybrid Escape in 2013, but the hybrid powertrain is set to return for the 2020 model year. 2020 SE Sport and Titanium trims will feature a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine paired with two electric motors.


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  • Is it easy to update the Ford Escape software? You can update the Escape's SYNC software here.

  • Does the Ford Escape require a special coolant? Ford recommends Motorcraft brand coolant.

  • Does the Ford Escape come with a remote start? The remote start feature is included on the Titanium trim level.

  • Does the Ford Escape have Apple CarPlay? Yes, and Android Auto! The SYNC 3 tech package is available on trims SE and above.

  • Does the Ford Escape require premium gas? No. Ford recommends standard 87 octane regular unleaded fuel.

  • Does the Ford Escape come with a moonroof? A panoramic sunroof comes on SEL and Titanium Escape models.

  • How many seats does the Ford Escape have? The Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV with comfortable seating for five people.
  • Test Drive a Ford Escape near Boone, NC

    If you'd like more information about the Ford Escape, the team at Ashe County Ford has you covered. Feel free to reach out to us at your convenience with any questions. Of course, if you'd like an up close and personal look at what Escape has to offer you and your family, you're invited to visit us our West Jefferson Ford dealership for a test drive. We'll be happy to show you around.

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    Ashe County Ford

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    Directions West Jefferson, NC 28694

    • Sales: (336) 246-7183
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      409 East Second Street
      West Jefferson, NC 28694

      • Sales: (336) 246-7183
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