Find Impressive Power and Technology in the New Ford Escape

When the time comes once again to find the right vehicle for your daily commute to Jesup, you may want to consider a crossover SUV. This type of vehicle allows you to enjoy the ride of a car with the benefits that come with owning an SUV as you navigate the streets of Waycross and beyond. Among this class, the new Ford Escape provides a level of versatility, flexibility, and function that you can appreciate. Let's take a look at what this crossover SUV has to offer.


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Performance and Handling

Though compact in size, the new Ford Escape comes with several features that add to its performance. If you value effectiveness, then the base S trim of the Escape, powered by a 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine outputting 168 horsepower, is for you. The SE or SEL, powered by a 2.5-liter engine, will give you a driving experience that strikes a balance between power and efficiency.

If you want the most power in the Ford Escape, then the Titanium is your best option with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine outputting 250 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. All of these options come paired to a six-speed transmission.

Other features that make the new Escape a well-performing SUV include an available Intelligent AWD system that maximizes traction and handling at all times. The standard AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control keeps you steady and in control whenever you encounter wheel slip, oversteer/understeer, or roll motion. Curve and Torque Vectoring Control are two features designed to aid you while taking curves also come standard with the Escape.


Technology features make driving more enjoyable and the new Escape is here to help. With the available SYNC 3 Applink system installed, you can take Amazon's Alexa with you on the road. Alexa gives you the chance to go handsfree with voice-activated access to Navigation, Traffic Information, Music, and a vast array of other features including controlling Smart Home devices while you're away.

The Escape also has available FordPass Connect with WiFi Hotspot. When equipped, this feature allows you to find and remotely control certain aspects of the vehicle, including being able to lock and unlock the Escape and remotely start it. The WiFi hotspot provides a connection for up to 10 devices allowing you and your passengers to stay connected wherever you go.

Safety Features

The Ford Escape comes with several driver-assisted features designed to keep you safe while on the road. Collectively, this suite is known as the Ford Safe and Smart Package. Some of the benefits that this package will provide you is front rain-sensing windshield wipers and auto high-beam headlamps. The BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert detects and alerts you to vehicles that have entered your blindspot. The Cross-Traffic Alert component of this feature signals you to lateral traffic when backing up slowly.

The Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning system serve two functions. The first is slow and return the vehicle to the set cruise control speed as traffic ahead dictates. The second is to warn you when a forward collision is possible and will automatically apply the brakes if you don't have a fast enough reaction.

The safety features of the new Escape also include a Lane-Keeping System that alerts you when you begin to drift along with with an available Enhanced Active Park Assist. With this parking assist system, the Ford Escape can help you scan for appropriate parallel parking spaces, and will give you instructions when parking in a tight space, and will warn you if you're getting to close to something.

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Visit Mike Burch Ford to Test Drive the Ford Escape Today!

When you are ready to learn more about the new Ford Escape, contact or visit us at Mike Burch Ford near Folkston. We can set you up with a test drive of any of our available models so you can know whether the Ford Escape is for you.