2018 Ford Escape Review in Washougal, WA

A 2018 Ford Escape driving through the city at night  

Are you looking for a new SUV to upgrade your daily drive? The 2018 Ford Escape is an excellent SUV worth your consideration. Providing a fun drive, a versatile cabin, and more technology than you thought possible, the Escape will have you looking forward to every drive. Continue reading to learn exactly how.

If you have any initial questions, feel free to give the team at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA a call at (877) 299-1138.

 

2018 Ford Escape: Performance and Towing

Torque Vectoring Control enhances traction, helping you feel confident behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Escape. If you're in the mood for a sporty drive, you can shift gears on demand thanks to the dynamic six-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission. On your next adventure, trailer sway control and transmission oil coolers will help you safely tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Engine specs include:

Engine

2.5L Duratec I4

1.5L EcoBoost® I4

2.0L EcoBoost® I4

Horsepower

168 HP @ 6,000 RPM

179 HP @ 6,000 RPM

245 HP @ 5,500 RPM

Torque

170 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM

177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500 RPM

275 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM

City/Hwy MPG

21/29 MPG

23/30 MPG FWD

22/28 MPG AWD

21/28 MPG FWD

20/27 MPG AWD

Max. Towing Capacity*

1,500 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

3,500 lbs.

*When properly equipped

 

2018 Ford Escape: Safety

Receiving a 5-Star rating for overall safety from the NHTSA, the 2018 Escape is the safe SUV your daily drive needs. You'll really appreciate the available driver assistance features. For example, so you don't rear-end a vehicle because of sudden changes in traffic flow, Adaptive Cruise Control maintains a preset follow-distance by adjusting your speed.

Additional safety feature include:

  • Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Rear view camera
  • Reverse Sensing System
A blue 2018 Ford Escape driving through the snow 
 

2018 Ford Escape: Interior and Cargo Capacity

There's a place for everything in the 2018 Ford Escape. Small item storage will feel limitless thanks to the center console compartments, seat-back map pockets, overhead console with sunglasses storage, and eight cup holders. If your hands are full, use the foot-activated liftgate to access up to 68 cu. ft. of cargo volume.

Additional interior features include:

  • Leather-trimmed front bucket seats, steering wheel, and shift knob
  • 60/40-split fold-flat rear seat backs
  • Ambient lighting
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • Driver's side footrest
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 10-way power front seats
  • 10-speaker Sony® premium audio system
  • Panoramic Vista Roof®
The interior features of the 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape: Technology

Using the FordPass App, you can remotely start your Ford Escape. When you're ready to go, Intelligent Access allows you to unlock and enter your SUV with the key fob still in your pocket just by touching the door handle. An available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system will get you to your destination with ease.

Additional high-tech features include:

  • Push-button start
  • Touchscreen with pinch-to-zoom capability
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • SiriusXM® Traffic with Travel Link®
Technology features on the 2018 Ford Escape 

Schedule a Test Drive at Westlie Ford!

Now that you know about the features that make the 2018 Ford Escape the perfect family SUV, you're ready to browse our new Escape inventory. When you find an SUV that interests you, bring the gang in for a test drive! Schedule an appointment through our online form or by calling Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA at (877) 299-1138.

 A couple on a camping trip in their 2018 Ford Escape

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