Here’s What You Need to Know about the 2019 Ford Escape. The Ford Escape line is undoubtedly one of the best compact Sports Utility Vehicle. It all thanks to its sporty handling, impressive interior, and tech features. The 2017 model got a mild refresh, while the 2018 model came with some small upgrades. What about the Upcoming Ford Escape? Well, that’s what we are going to talk about. Let’s see the design, engine, price and release date of the soon-to-be-released model.
2019 Ford Escape Redesign
The 2018 model arrived with more or less the same styling as its predecessor. There are differences, of course. For instance, the 2018 model came with SEL model which features leather seats and a larger touchscreen that is compatible with Apple Car Play and Android Auto.
We can expect the same for the Next Generation Ford Escape. According to rumors, the new 2019 model will come with significant upgrades. Including, larger dimensions which will give more comfortable cabin, redesigned front fascia and a new hybrid engine, which is a first for the Ford Escape line.
As with its predecessor, there will be various options for 2019 Ford Escape colors and several trims. The trims that will available are Titanium, SEL, SE, S and the hybrid trim.
Exterior and Interior Changes
The previous and current models of Ford Escape are well-known for their attractive design. We can expect the same applies for the 2019 model. The difference is likely in their size and a few adjustments. The 2019 model is rumored to be a bit larger than the 2018 and will have a few adjustments on its front fascia.
Speaking of the interior, since the 2019 model will be larger, it will have more space inside for the passengers. This, of course, gives more comfort for the passengers. That being said, the seats are said to be upholstered in cloth and a bit firm for the base trim. The cargo space will be decent, providing 34 cubic feet of space which can be enlarged to 68 cubic feet if the rear seats are folded.
Engine Specs & Update
What about the engine? The 2019 model is likely to be powered by the same engines as the 2018 model plus the new hybrid engine. The base trim will come with a 2.5-liter, inline-4 engine capable of generating up to 168 horsepower with 170 lb-ft torque. There is also a 1.5-liter, turbo-4 engine, which is capable of generating up to 179 horsepower with 177 lb-ft torque. The most powerful engine available is the 2.0-liter, turbo-4 engine which can generate up to 245 horsepower.
All of the available engines will come with a six-speed automatic transmission. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive is available. As for the 2019 Ford Escape hybrid, the detail is not yet released so we don’t know about its engine and performance yet.
2019 Ford Escape Release Date and Price
Now, let’s talk about the 2019 Ford Escape release date. Unfortunately, Ford has not yet revealed the exact release date of the 2019 model. That said, you can expect the 2019 model to be released in mid-2018. and Maybe we’ll see this new SUV on Geneva Motor Show. As for the price, it is likely to be higher than the 2018 model.
These are the rumors regarding the New Ford Escape. It is rare to see a new model that drastically changes from its previous model. Which means you can expect the 2019 model to be more or less like the rumors above.