Ford "Escape" is a restyled American car that was presented in 2012 at an international SUV show held in Los Angeles. The updated crossover model has a monolithic style, which has a positive effect on its dynamic characteristics, and combines certain features of the SUV with a fairly compact size.
" Ford-Escape" 2013 release: a series of updates
Features of the new "Ford-Escape":
1) the volumetric trunk;
2) fuel economy;
3) all-wheel drive system;
4) new exterior design;
5) modernizing the interior;
6) introduction of new technologies.
Ford Escape: specifications
The new model "Escape" was created on the platform of Ford C1. The total weight of the car is 1986 kg. The length is 4524 mm, the height is 1684, the width is 1839 mm, the length of the wheelbase is 2690 mm and the clearance is 210 mm. The fuel tank is designed for 61 liters, it is recommended to fill with 92-m fuel. The maximum speed of the car is 160 km / h. The number of doors and seats - 5. The new generation of "Ford-Escape" more sporty and attractive. The headlights were slightly modified, the front steel already. Wings are more prominent.
Interior also underwent some changes. The main feature of "Escape" is the availability of hands-free technology, that is, if the key ring is in your pocket, you just need to put your foot on the rear bumper and the door will automatically open. The same actions close it. Seat seating behind the wheel became more elevated with a circular view. The seats are adjustable in four directions: backward, forward, down, up. Updated instrument panel, armrest doors. The luggage compartment is now 970 liters, if the rear seats are folded, it is increased to 1930 liters.
"Ford-Escape" is equipped with intelligent system 4WD. This software analyzes information collected from 25 sensors. This includes wheel speed, pedal position and steering angle, which help the driver to assess road conditions and provide protection from unwanted situations. The car has an automatic transmission and is optionally equipped with several types of engine. The 1.6-liter EcoBoost turbo engine has a power output of 178 horsepower. According to the dealer, "Ford-Escape" in urban mode will use fuel at the rate of 10 liters per 100 km / h, and on the highway - 7 liters. For motorists who prefer a good dynamics of the car and the return on the engine, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbo engine will be introduced. Its power is 237 horsepower. The 2.5-liter Duratec engine will also be available to buyers. Power: 168 horsepower.
All types of engines meet the requirements of environmental protection. The updated model "Escape" is 10% more aerodynamic than its predecessors. The all-wheel-drive system provides excellent controllability of the car on the crossed terrain under adverse weather conditions. In the new car, new technological achievements are noticeable. As described above, the trunk doors open automatically, there is a parking system such as Active Park Assist, a touchscreen with the option of My Ford Touch. Control over the "dead" zones is carried out by the information system BLIS. Maneuvering on the roads and in the car park has become safer.
The new "Ford Escape" is sold only in the US, for sale in Europe dealers have presented a cloned model of the car - Ford-Kuga. This model has the same characteristics, you can buy it from Ford dealers.