Friendly and unpretentious appearance, a diverse choice of possible powertrains, and driver-assistance systems as standard.
Entry-level versions are fairly basic, with an unrefined base engine; hybrid powertrains are expensive.
Aside from the addition of three additional blue hues to the choices sheet Atlas Blue, Flight Blue, and Iced Blue.
Featuring a 181-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine and the option of front- or all-wheel drive
At our test track, we were able to urge an all-wheel-drive Escape SE to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds.
It's rated for 27 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 30 mpg combined
The cabin of the Escape, while attractively designed and capacious for both front- and rear-seat occupants, is marred by various low-cost plastic panels.
The Escape, while pleasantly proportioned and quite functional, lacks the polish of class-leading small SUVs.