The Ford Escape at Ruxer Ford Inc. in Jasper, IN

Folks who are looking for a great family vehicle have a gem in the Ford Escape. With standard seating for five, you've got room for your kids and room for your stuff, because the Escape doesn't sacrifice cargo space for people space-it gets both right. If you're interested in a compact SUV for your next new Ford, we suggest spending a little time with the  Ford Escape.

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The Ford Escape-Getting Into the Details

With three trims available (Escape Sm SE, & Titanium trims), families from Jasper, Washington, French Lick, Huntingburg, and Petersburg, IN have a lot of ways to personalize and customize their Ford Escape to get the perfect family SUV. Take a moment to dive a little deeper into the Escape, and if you like what you see here, we guarantee you'll enjoy the test drive, so don't hesitate to reach out to us at (877) 876-6294 to get one set up!

Compact & Capable: Powertrain Options in the 2017 Ford Escape

  • The base engine for the 2017 Ford Escape is certainly no slouch: arriving standard is a 2.5-liter iVCT mated to a six-speed SelectShift® Automatic. This front-wheel drive (FWD) configuration offers up 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. It also gives you a max-tow rating of 1,500 pounds.
  • Of course, there are two other engines-available. One is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® engine with Start-Stop technology. This powerplant also mates to the six-speed automatic, but it's available as a FWD or optional four-wheel drive (4WD) configurations. This setup is rated at 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. The FWD and 4WD setups both offer a max-tow rating of 2,000 pounds.
  • The final engine option is also the most powerful, an available 2.0-liter Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop. This is available as a FWD or optional 4WD configurations. Mated to the same six-speed automatic SelectShift® transmission as the other engines, this combination metes out a robust 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. Both the FWD and 4WD setups offer up a max-tow rating of 3,500 pounds.

Interior Passenger & Cargo Capacity

  • The 2017 Ford Escape offers comfortable seating for five, with a max passenger volume of 98.7 cubic-feet. Spacious and comfortable doesn't come at the cost of cargo room, however. Behind the second row of seats, the 2017 Escape sees 34 cubic-feet of cargo volume, and when the seats are folded flat, behind the first row of seats, the 2017 Escape sees 68 cubic-feet of cargo volume.
  • You'll see standard cloth bucket seats, but leather makes an appearance higher in the trims.
  • The rear seats enjoy a 60/40-split fold-flat seat backs

Awesome Convenience Features & Spectacular Tech

  • In terms of entertainment, you'll see a standard 10-speaker Sony® audio system, SYNC® 3 and SYNC® Connect. Convenience doesn't get forgotten, either. Here are some standard conveniences you're sure to appreciate in your 2017 Escape: Remote Start System and Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, heated steering wheel.
  • Of course, technology doesn't just help with entertainment and navigation, sometimes it keeps us safer. Ford offers plenty of available driver-assist features, such as Enhanced Active Park Assist with Parallel Parking, Park Out Assist, Reverse Perpendicular Parking, and Forward & Side Sensing Systems.

Don't Just Get Away, Find Your Escape at Ruxer Ford Inc., Your Local Jasper, IN Ford Dealership

If you find that your interest has been piqued by the handsome, convenient, and capable 2017 Ford Escape, take a moment to look at our new Ford deals and incentives to see if you can snag a sweet deal on a very sweet compact SUV.


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Ruxer Ford
123 Place Road - HWY 213 S.
Jasper, IN 47546

Ford Sales: (877) 876-6394