Record sales for the model previous 2013 are 261,008, and it was realized last year. Ford Escape has achieved excellent sales results primarily thanks to its brilliant design and superior fuel economy. Ford has announced that in the first six months of this year Escape surpassed in terms of sales of the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, which are the main competitors of this model in the segment to which it belongs. We read a lot about Ford escape that has problems with wired installations affected by the termination of the engine caused even to recalled 160,000 cars from distribution. Ford has so far delayed new Escape eleven times. True, these were models with the 1.6 EcoBoost engine on which emanated fire, but the problem does not look mandrel smaller than it is. According to the company, no one was hurt because of these problems. Let’s take a look what we know about new upcoming model 2016 Ford Escape.
2016 Ford Escape – Exterior and Interior
The Ford Company has devoted much attention to the suspension that can be switched between 35-80% of torque to the rear wheels and said number changes automatically depending on driving conditions. It is expected that the new model of 2016 Ford Escape will be the most comfortable model in its class, with new material like aluminum, chrome and steel, and the weights of the car will be reduced. At the end, we mention the interior which is certainly one of the best in its class. The quality is very high, and many will certainly be pleased to hear that Ford made MyFordTouch system a lot easier. Ford is going to risk a lot with the new model of 2016 Ford Escape since history has shown that big changes can drive the customers to the competition, but the US giant is confident in this model. From rumor, we found that the interior of the new model will be refreshed with new navigation system paired with Bluetooth, NFC, and a lot of palette color in the interior will be included. That is all information for now about exterior and interior.
2016 Ford Escape – Engine and Performance
The new model 2016 Ford Escape will have under the hood 3 type of engine. The first one will be 2, 5 liters 4 cylinder EcoBoost that will deliver 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The second one will have 1, 6 liters 4 cylinder engine with a turbocharger that will deliver 180 hp and 184 lb-ft. And the final and most powerful engine 2, 0 liters turbocharged engine with 240 hp and 270 lb-ft. All engine will have 6- speed automatic transmission.
2016 Ford Escape – Price and Release Date
The new model Ford Escape is going to be release in 2016 for sure, but the exact month of release we don’t know, because the few times so far the car is postponed. We found that will price be in a range from $22,000 for a base model and for $25,000 with equipment.