Does the 2020 Ford Escape have drive modes?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Escape, Performance on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at 11:13 am
2020 Ford Escape parked on road

Performance Features on the 2020 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape is a capable, fuel-efficient and stylish SUV. The Escape offers seating for five and is equipped with a host of innovative multimedia and safety technology. The Escape also comes with proficient performance, offering four different engine options and a variety of different performance features. Are you wondering if the 2020 Ford Escape comes with drive modes? Let’s find out and dig into this crossover SUV’s performance capabilities below.

2020 Ford Escape Drive Modes

The 2020 Ford Escape has Selectable Drive Modes that help customize the SUV’s electronic stability control and traction control systems to the terrain it’s driving through. There are five drive modes to choose from, including Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery and Deep Snow/Sand.

Normal Mode balances comfort, capability and practicality, while Eco mode works to maximize fuel efficiency. Sport mode increases the thrill of the drive by providing quick-shifting, athletic steering and increases handling. Slippery mode is ideal for driving in wet and slippery conditions, and Deep Snow/Sand mode provides fine-tuned performance for driving through deep snow and sand.

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Engine Options on the 2020 Ford Escape

The 2020 Ford Escape comes with four engine options, ranging from EcoBoost® and hybrid to plug-in options. Let’s compare the engines below.

Engine Option Horsepower/Torque
1.5L EcoBoost® Engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology 180 hp / 177 lb.-ft. of torque
2.0L EcoBoost® Engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology 250 hp / 275 lb.-ft. of torque
Hybrid 2.5L IVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 engine 198 hp / NA
Plug-In 2.5L IVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 engine 209 hp / NA

Test Drive the Ford Escape in Pine River, MN

If you want to see the capability and technology on the 2020 Ford Escape, schedule a test drive at Kimber Creek Ford! We have several 2020 Ford Escape models on our lot, so check our inventory! Feel free to speak with a member of our sales team to determine if this is the crossover SUV for you!

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