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Ford Escape

Price $26,199 – $37,299
Fuel consumption 7.8 – 11.5 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The compact Escape is among the best-selling SUVs in Canada year after year, which says a lot about its versatility. With several powertrains available, including a turbocharged, 1.5-litre four cylinder with 179 horsepower as well as a turbocharged, 2.0-litre four cylinder producing 245 horsepower. All-wheel drive, SYNC 3 infotainment system, panoramic sunroof and leather upholstery are all available. Properly equipped, the Escape’s towing capacity can reach 1588 kilograms.

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First Drives2020 Ford Escape: Trying to Regain the Lead
Twenty years ago, Ford introduced the Escape to take on the popular Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 . It quickly made a name for itself and became the sales leader after a few short years, despite some quality issues. Following an update in 2005 and another one in 2009, the …
Spotlight onThe 2020 Ford Escape is About to Hit the Road
The Ford Escape is no longer the best-selling compact SUV in Canada, but the new generation introduced for 2020 aims to regain that title. With the recent problems suffered by the Honda CR-V and its 1.5-litre turbo engine, plus the shortage of Toyota RAV4 Hybrid units, it’s not impossible. The …
PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2020 Ford Escape
Best-selling SUV in Canada for many years, the Ford Escape was aging and the number of competitors in its segment has grown substantially. It was time for the American manufacturer to give the Escape a major redesign. The 2020 model year will bring many changes to the popular compact SUV, …
Special Events2020 Ford Escape: Striking Back
DEARBORN, Michigan – After a very successful run, the current Escape is about to be replaced by the fourth-generation model, which will go on sale in the fall of 2019. Seeking to regain its throne as the best-selling SUV in Canada, the new Escape is getting a major overhaul. And …
Spotlight onWhat Will Ford Reveal in Escapeville?
This week, Ford is inviting us to Escapeville, in Greefield Village, Michigan, for “an immersive and memorable experience” surrounding the launch of a new SUV. We’re scratching our heads here as to exactly what vehicle will be unveiled. But we love surprises! Seriously, although the automaker has been teasing us …
Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Small Utility Vehicle Category
Last week, more than 65 journalists from across Canada gathered at TestFest, the annual intensive vehicle-testing even organized by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Amongst the eight categories this year, a very important one is Small Utility Vehicle, which rounds up new or significantly redesigned models in popular …

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NewsFord unveils facelifted 2017 Fusion, Escape in Detroit
Ford unveiled facelifted versions of its Fusion sedan and Escape crossover at the Detroit auto show, bringing the design of the two more in line with the likes of the latest Mustang , Edge and Focus. While the Fusion's look is largely unchanged from the second generation car unveiled four …
Los Angeles2017 Ford Escape: Building On Its Success
The SUV market segment is one of the most important ones, currently representing a third of Canada’s light-vehicle sales. In addition, experts predict that by 2020, 40% of the market will consist of SUVs, so it’s essential for every automaker to stay competitive. In Ford’s case, its situation in the …
RecallsAnother 1.3 Million Recalls for Ford
Another recall landed on my desk this morning, this time targeting Ford. More than 1.3 million vehicles have to be repaired for various problems. The biggest part of this huge number comes from the 2011-2013 Explorer and 2008-2011 Escape. These vehicles were found to present various power steering problems that …
RecallsFord Recalls the Escape Over Door Problems
There are very few things that could potentially be worse than a door opening while you drive. If you own a 2013-2014 Ford Escape, this may happen to you. On these SUVs, a misalignment between the door panels and the exterior handle may cause the rod connecting the two pieces …
RecallsThe Great Spring of Recalls: it’s Ford’s Turn!
After GM and Chrysler, it is now Ford’s turn to initiate a couple of recalls for their vehicles. They announced two at the same time, but according to the manufacturer, they are not related. The first one targets about 386,000 Ford Escapes built between 2001 and 2004. These cars were …
Recalls2013 Ford Escape Recalled for a Seventh Time
Ford has announced two more recalls affecting the 2013 Escape, making a total of seven for the most popular compact SUV in North America. This time, the recall affects more than 161,334 Escapes worldwide, including 139,228 registered in the U.S. and 18,917 in Canada. Recall # 1 This is by …

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MOTORING TV: Compact Crossover of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held its 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner in the Compact Crossover category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
Los Angeles
2017 Ford Escape Unveiled at LA Auto Show
2017 Ford Escape Unveiled at LA Auto Show. The Escape gets refinements and stylistic updates to draw it closer to the other models in Ford’s family of SUVs. More on http://www.guideautoweb.com/en/articles/36183/ …