2017 Ford Escape Brainerd MN
When the Ford Escape first hit the market back in 2000, it was definitely ahead of its time. Despite that, it continued to perform as one of the Ford brand’s top selling models, even after the SUV boom hit years later. These days, the 2017 Ford Escape is still a top choice for drivers in need of a compact SUV. Not only does it conserve space compared to larger, full sized SUVs, but it still manages to offer a spacious interior, a must for families.
One of the model's main draws is it its interior technology. For the 2017 model year, the Ford Escape has taken a big leap in the technology department, including new features normally only seen in upscale models.
So if you’re looking to get behind the wheel of a new compact SUV, we recommend you consider the 2017 Ford Escape near Brainerd available here at Houston Ford of Pine River. We currently have a selection of models available here on our lot for you to choose from – just give us a call!
You’ll have plenty of options to choose from, with a total of three trim levels available for the 2017 Escape including the S, SE and Titanium. While each trim offers its own features and options, they all come standard with the Escape’s sporty exterior styling. Engine options include all new options like the standard 2.5-liter EcoBoost engine or the 1.5-liter Ecoboost 4-cylinder or 2.0-liter 4-cylinder option.
Thanks to the 2017 Ford Escapes’ new Ecoboost engine options, it sees some big improvement in the performance department. For example, the maximum towing capacity of the Escape is increased to 3,500 lbs. thanks to the SUV’s direct injection and turbocharger.
Three engine options are available for the new Escape including a standard 2.5-liter IVCT I-4, as well as a 1.5-liter EcoBoost I-4 and a 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4. Whichever option you choose, you can expect it to come with not only impressive power, but great savings as well.
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Great savings is another standard feature in the new Escape which comes with Start-Stop technology, which improves its fuel economy by up to six percent. That means the Escape is capable of achieving 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, great for everyday driving.
2017 Ford Escape SYNC Connect
Like we said earlier, the 2017 Ford Escape offers plenty of new technology to take it to the top of its segment. This includes the new SYNC Connect feature, which gives the driver control over their vehicle remotely from anywhere in the world. The app is able to lock and unlock doors, start the engine and even locate your vehicle if you forget where you parked it. Despite being a luxury feature for most other brands, it can be found in almost every Ford vehicle including the 2017 Ford Escape in Brainerd, MN.
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