2021 Ford Escape

What's New For the 2021 Ford Escape?

While the exterior of the Ford Escape doesn't appear to have changed significantly, there are many features that will be different for the 2021 model year. There is a hybrid powertrain that will be included for the SE and SEL trim levels. To date, it's only been a feature for the Titanium trim level. If you're interested in the Co-Pilot 360 package, Ford has added traffic sign recognition technology to the mix as well as adaptive cruise control as a safety feature. Among the other trims, new features include a 10-way power driver's seat, mirror, and seat memory settings, a power liftgate, LED headlights, and 19-inch wheels.

2021 Escape Trims and Features

Currently, there are five main trims with a total of eight variations for the 2021 Escape. There's the S, SE, SE Sport Hybrid, SEL, SE PHEV, SEL PHEV, Titanium, and Titanium PHEV. The S trim includes the Ford Sync 3 infotainment system, a six-speaker audio system, two USB charging ports, and an onboard Wi-Fi hotspot. The SE trim gets 17-inch alloy wheels, a more advanced infotainment system with an eight-inch display screen, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Heated front seats and a power-adjustable driver's seat are standard.

The SE Sport gets a digital gauge cluster display allowing you to keep track of the car's performance, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. SE Sport also has the option of getting the hybrid powertrain. The next trim, the SEL, includes a remote engine start, 18-inch wheels, a heated steering wheel, and parking sensors. The Titanium brings dual-zone climate control, more safety technology features, a premium 10-speaker audio system, LED headlights, and leather upholstery. The plug-in hybrid powertrain is available on the Titanium.

2021 Ford Escape Interior

2021 Ford Escape Horsepower

The great thing about shopping for a Ford is that they provide you with a lot of options. There are a few engine options to choose from if you're interested in the Escape. The standard engine is a 1.5 liter, three-cylinder engine that has options for front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It can achieve 181 horsepower. There is also a more powerful 2.0 liter, four-cylinder engine with 250 horsepower. Both of these engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and two hybrid options exist, both a variant of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder. The hybrid gets 165 HP and 155 lb-ft of torque, and the plug-in hybrid gets 221 HP.

Ford Escape Safety

This isn't the first year for the Ford Escape, so there has been a lot of safety testing done to it over the years. Some of the standard features that you'll benefit from include automated emergency braking, forward collision warning technology, lane-keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, and much more.

Visit Us in Peoria Today

If you're interested in taking a closer look at the 2021 Ford Escape, contact Peoria Ford for more information. Our friendly sales team would be happy to help you look through the different trim levels that are available for the Escape. We can also answer financing questions that you have.

Escape Questions

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