Three Engine Options
The 2019 Ford Escape is a powerful alternative to most crossover SUVs. You’ll be absolutely astounded by the handling of this vehicle, especially because you have the option to upgrade to four-wheel drive.
Furthermore, you have three engines available depending on the trim and options you chose. The 2019 Ford Escape starts with a 2.5L Duratec iVCT I-4 engine. This engine only comes in front-wheel drive, but it is paired with a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. It will put out 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque as well.
The second engine offering is a 1.5L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 engine, which gets 179 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. This is also paired with the same 6-speed transmission as the 2.5L engine. You'll get an astounding 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway with this engine if it is equipped with front-wheel drive. In four-wheel drive this engine delivers 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, not bad for an SUV.
The third engine is a 2.0L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 engine that delivers an impressive 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Fuel efficiency on this engine is similar to the 1.5L engine and gets 22 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway for the front-wheel drive engine. For the four-wheel drive engine, it gets 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
Best of Both Worlds
Ultimately, you need a vehicle that is safe and dependable. Luckily for you, this can be found in a variety of vehicles. However, it’s not very typical that you’ll find a vehicle that is safe, reliable, and powerful like the 2019 Ford Escape is. Safety and reliability should definitely be at the top of any car-buyers list. That being said, that doesn’t mean that you have to compromise on power. The 2019 Ford Escape challenges that way of thinking and offers you the best of both worlds. This vehicle revolutionizes what it means to be a car-owner and will be a family keepsake for years to come.