2020 Ford Escape Price and Release Date – Rumor has it that the new upcoming Escape will be coming with the new redesign plan, so people have been curious about the launching of 2020 Ford Escape. The introduction of the current ride took place in 2013 although the refreshed 2017 model has added a new powertrain and front end option. 2020 Ford Escape redesign.
The new 2020 Ford Escape hybrid is said to be coming with 3-cylinder EcoBoost 1.5 liter turbo machine although there hasn’t been any confirmation about it. Besides the regular trim, there will be an EcoSport model. There will be a significant increase within the cargo capacity. Improved safety features will be added, along with Co-Pilot360 that is delivering better driving assistance and features. The technologies include lane departure warning, blind spot technology, and automatic emergency brake – among other technologies that you can expect from the Escape.
The new 2020 Ford Escape will be coming with a compact crossover design. From some leaked images, the Escape seems to come with a new trapezoidal headlights, better front grille with catfish-like structure, horizontal taillights, rear diffusers with dual exhaust tips, sleek big windows (complete with the thick and stylish chrome trim), and also refreshing design.
Ford claims that most cars are seeing the end. In the future, it will be the trucks and crossovers that dominate the streets and the markets. Because of this, Ford has targeted their future production with around 86% of the future production volume to dominate those vehicles. In the future, most of Ford hatchbacks and sedans would be dropped – and Ford focuses on the trucks and crossover models.
The new Escape is said to have an improved refreshed look although the 2017 model has undergone a refreshed look. For the new upgrade, it would include additional stiffening structure. Ford will do more improvement from the current model, considering that this model can’t be used to accommodate plug-in or hybrid power. In short, Ford will do their best to target some of the current downsides and then come up with the solutions.
Engine and Performance
For this new model, Ford won’t be coming with electric/gas powertrain. It is most likely that they will be coming with a hybrid model for the 2020 variant, along with the plug-in types. Both of these plug-in and hybrid models will be coming with 48V secondary electrical engine with a belt-driven starter or alternator for the improved efficiency.
The inline four 2.5 liter engine won’t be used anymore. Instead, Ford will be using the four cylinder turbocharged 1.5 liter engine that is delivering 179 hp of power. For the turbo engine with 2.0 liter capacity, the output will be around 245 hp of power. To improve EPA ratings, Ford will include the auto 8 speed transmission.
2020 Ford Escape Price and Release Date
This Escape will be competing against Jeep Cherokee, Toyota RAV4, Chevy Equinox, Nissan Rogue, and Honda CR-V. It is likely that the sales price will start from $25,000 with showrooms availability will set in spring time 2019. What do you think about 2020 Ford Escape price and release date?