Not only does your choice of trim-level get you more features on the 2018 Escape, but it also gets you the engine that best fits your driving style. On the Escape S, you get a 2.5L Ti-VCT 1-4 engine that’s capable of 165-hp. Meanwhile, the SE and SEL models are both equipped with the 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine that can push out 179 horsepower for a more balanced power and fuel-efficient drive. If you want the best power on the Escape the Titanium trim offers the 2.0L EcoBoost engine with an exceptional 245-hp and Twin-Scroll technology.
Available for the 2018 Escape, an Intelligent 4WD System gives you dominance over any terrain. It continuously monitors traction and road conditions every 16 milliseconds and transfers torque from the front wheels to the rear when needed for better handling. The 2018 Escape is also capable of delivering a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs with the 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine. However, when equipped with the 2.0-litre EcoBoost engine, the 2018 Escape can give a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs! Trailer sway control technology is also available for you to keep your precious cargo from imbalance while driving on the road.
|Escape S||Escape SE||Escape SEL||Escape Titanium|
|Standard Engine||2.5L Ti-VCT Engine||1.5L EcoBoost Engine||1.5L EcoBoost Engine||2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost Engine|
|SYNC||Standard||SYNC 3 with SYNC Connect (optional)||SYNC 3 with SYNC Connect||SYNC 3 with SYNC Connect|
|Towing Capacity||N/A||2,000 lbs||2,000 lbs||3,500 lbs|
|Voice-activated navigation System||N/A||Optional||Optional||Standard|
You won’t be disappointed by what kind of perks you get with the 2018 Ford Escape. Standard on the Escape is the Ford SYNC that lets you use your voice to make a call, listen to music, and more. Available for an upgrade is the even better SYNC 3 system that’s easier to use with a new design as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Also available with SYNC 3 is the wifi-powered FordPass app that lets you monitor your fuel, lock/unlock your car, and even start your engine on a scheduled time!
The 2018 Ford Escape is built intelligently to keep you safe on the road and also to allow you and your passengers to enjoy the entire drive. The available Intelligent 4WD system is in charge of monitoring your traction on the road at all times. This system helps keep you safe on the road by transferring torque from the front wheels to the rear wheels as needed. Other innovative technology features in the 2018 Ford Escape include the SYNC ® 3 with Apple CarPlay ™ and Android Auto ™ and the Available FordPass Connect ™ with Wi-Fi Hotspot. These systems make sure you stay connected whenever you are on the road.
Here is a brief summary of the different trim levels available for the 2018 Ford Escape:
S: this is the base level of the 2018 Ford Escape. This trim level is built with ha 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 168 of horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. Some of the standard features include automatic headlights and cruise control.
SE: the SE comes with a 1.5 L engine that produces 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. With this model, you’ll enjoy heated front seats and an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat.
SEL: the level of power you want to drive in with the Ford Escape SEL is up to you. You have choice between multiple different engines available. Additionally, you can drive comfortably on the leather upholstery and confidently with the rear parking sensors.
Titanium: The highest trim level of the Ford Escape is the Titanium, with this model you get a highly powerful 2.0 L 4-cylinder engine capable of delivering 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. A remotes starter, driver-seat memory settings and front and rear parking sensors all come standard with this trim level.