Capability to Explore
It’s a big world out there. Escape lets you hit the road and explore it with the choice of four different powertrains. To help you stay in control, there’s also the available All-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Disconnect and standard Selectable Drive Modes. ...less
Four Powertrain Lineup
Hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 EngineThe 2.5L I-4 Atkinson-cycle powertrain features an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT) and an 96 kW electric motor. Standard on all Escape Hybrid models.
Plug-In 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 EngineThe 2021 Escape Plug-In Hybrid has a Level 1/Level 2 AC Charging Port. Using a 110-volt Level 1 charger, the estimated time to fully charge the battery is 10 to 11 hours. Using a 240-volt Level 2 charger, charge time drops to roughly 3.5 hours. ...less
1.5L EcoBoost® Engine
The standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology is coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Auto Start-Stop Technology can help lower fuel consumption and vehicle emissions during city driving. When your vehicle comes to a stop, the engine shuts off and then seamlessly restarts when you step on the accelerator or when your foot leaves the brake pedal. ...less
Available 2.0L EcoBoost® Engine With Auto Start-Stop TechnologyThe available 2.0L EcoBoost® engine comes with Auto Start-Stop Technology. The 8-speed transmission offers the convenience of an automatic or the sporty feel of a manual. What’s more, with the Class II Trailer Tow Package (standard with the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine), this engine can support a maximum towing capacity of 1,587 kg (3,498 lbs.).20 ...less
Available All-Wheel Drive with AWD Disconnect
Designed to help save fuel, available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Disconnect lets you disconnect the rear driveline when the system detects AWD is not needed. This allows only the front wheels to propel the vehicle, therefore reducing drag and the overall energy demands of the drivetrain. ...less
Selectable Drive Modes
Designed to help improve your driving experience and handling on varying road surfaces. The different modes are Normal, Eco, Slippery, Sport and Deep Snow/Sand.10 Once selected, each of these driving modes can modify the electronic stability control system and traction control system without you having to do anything. ...less
Escape Titanium with its 2.0L EcoBoost® engine has a maximum towing capacity of 1,587 kg. (3,498 lbs.) when equipped with the Class II Trailer Tow Package. The standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine, when properly equipped, can tow up to 907 kg. And don’t forget about hybrid capability, because when properly equipped, the Hybrid is powered by the 2.5L I-4 and can each tow up to 680 kg (1,499 lbs.).