2020 Ford Escape – everything you need to know about it from Canada’s Top Ford Dealer
All new 2020 Ford Escape
“2020 Ford Escape has been revealed on 03 April 2019”
Ford’s 2020 Escape is the 4th generation of Ford Escapes. Engineers at Ford have diligently worked hard in designing 2020 Ford Escape. 2020 Ford escape has been given an entirely new avatar. Ford has completely redesigned Escape from the exterior to the interior including Engine line up. Also the transmission, Front grills, headlights and Taillights. Ford has done a fantastic job again, raising the bar on Ford Escape.
Industry experts say this redesign has been considered the answer to the newer versions of its competitors. With this redesign, Ford is expecting an increase in sales of 2020 Ford Escape to dramatically outshine the competition.
The C2 Platform for Ford Escape
According to Chris Mosco, the brand manager for Ford Escape the all-new 2020 Ford Escape is made on ‘C2 Flexible’ platform. Where 2019 ford escape was built upon ‘C5’ platform. According to Ford, this platform provides better vehicle dynamics. Ford for working on this Escape for as long as 7 years.
2020 Ford escape has been redesigned and re-engineered in every part of it.
- New Engine Lineup
- Drive train
- Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology
- Usability feature
WE WILL BE TAKING YOU TO EACH AND EVERY PART OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED UPGRADES.
New Engine line up in 2020 Ford Escape
Ford has re-engineered and revamped the options of engines available for 2020 Ford Escape. 2020 Ford Escape has the following engine availability
Ford has four engines in total. Two gas powered and two Hybrid
- Petrol/Gas Engines
- 1.5 L EcoBoost Engine (180 Horsepower/177lb-ft)
- 2.0 L EcoBoost Engine (250 Horsepower/275lb-ft)
- Hybrid Engines
- 2.5 L Full Hybrid (198 Horsepower)
- 2.5 L Plug-in Hybrid (205 Horsepower)
If you were thinking, what is full hybrid and plug-in hybrid? Explaining it in a simple language we can explain it as – Full hybrid cannot run solely on electric power, whereas Plug-in Hybrid does run solely on electric power. According to Ford, 2020 Ford Escape can run for 48 Kilometres on electric power. Both have different sized batteries. Both have different output batteries. Full hybrid has 1.1 KwH output battery while Plug-in Hybrid has bigger 14.4 Kwh output batteries. Even though both of the models have batteries, the 2020 Ford Escape has been designed in such a way that you don’t have to compromise the seating comfort or cargo space.
What is Dynamic Cylinder Cutoff?
Dynamic cylinder cut-off or cylinder deactivation is the new technology adopted by Ford in the new generation Escape. It helps to increase fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions as it shuts down a cylinder when not required.
2020 Ford Escape Exterior
Ford has changed the exterior of 2020 ford escape completely. 2020 Ford Escape is said to be made lighter by 200 lbs, Wider, lower and longer than its predecessor. Ford says that the 2020 Ford Escape is sportier, more precise handling, and of athletic persona.
Ford has developed the 2020 Ford Escape on C2 Flexible, which according to Ford officials is a very dynamic and global platform. Ford has given the 2020 version new sleek headlines which gives Escape a new techno look. Tail lights are more aggressive looking compared to the older version. Escape has been designed to give better visibility all over the cabin windows and feels a little bit lower giving you a better view of the road. 2020 Ford Escape now also has an available Vista-Panoramic roof.
2020 Ford Escape has new design styles of alloy wheels. 19 Inch machined-face aluminum wheels with dark painted pockets. The 4th generation Ford Escape is manufactured using new sheet metal making it 200 lbs lighter giving better fuel efficiency. Headlights have been redesigned for more illumination and better visibility in low light conditions. 2020 Ford Escape has been given signature lighting and LED fog lamps with a distinctive grille.
2020 Ford Escape Interior
As with the exterior, the Interior has been completely overhauled. The cabin has been redesigned in a way that the cabin feels more roomy, wide. The instrument cluster now has a 12.3-inch screen which will show you all the necessary details like inside temperature, outside temperature, trip details, mileage, a range of the vehicle (Hybrid) and much more. The colour schemes and graphics changes according to the selected drive mode giving the driver a more indulging driving experience.
2020 Ford Escape has an 8-inch available touch screen in the centre stack for infotainment, directions, etc. There are two knobs one for tuning and one for temperature each which makes it intuitive to use. The interior has been designed for ease of operations while driving. 2020 Ford Escape has an all-new 6-inch HUD (Head’s up display) which will help with driver input information. The driver will no longer have to take their eyes off the road for information. It will be shown in a glance right before the windshield. This is something which will make the driving experience very pleasurable, easy and less stressful. HUD gives you various driver assist features like Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, Lane keeping system, incoming calls, Navigations and much more.
2020 Ford Escape has a drive select knob on the centre console which replaces the previous shifter for better accessibility refined use of space.
The rear seats have been given a 6-inch sliding foundation. The rear seat can now slide 6 inches forward or backwards. If more space for cargo is required, simply slide the seats forwards giving 3 more cubic feet of space. When not required, you can slide back 6 inches making it a very roomy back seat row.
2020 Ford Escape Drive train
Like all the features, drive train also has received new changes.
4th generation Escape is equipped with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Ford has done an excellent job giving providing selectable drive trains. This made new 2020 Ford Escape the most versatile Urban compact SUV. There are several drive modes available.
- Deep Snow/Sand
When you select any of the drive modes, you don’t have to do anything and your 2020 Escape will change the electronic stability control and traction control. You can take the challenges of the road head on with any type of terrain in your day to day life. Staying on course was never so easy.
To add, one more important feature of 2020 Ford Escape is AWD Disconnect. Ford Escape automatically detects the requirement of all-wheel drive. When not in use, Escape automatically disengages the rear wheel reducing the mechanical loss and drag. This helps to increase fuel efficiency and availability of AWD on demand.
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Technology
Iconic Ford Co-pilot is one of the driver assist technologies, these technologies are focused on making the all-new 2020 Escape more drivable and safer. Ford Co-Pilot is a bundle of many high-end technologies like:-
1. Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking:-
When you are driving and your Escape detects any vehicle or pedestrian, it alerts you of the obstacles present. If no corrective actions are taken, it can brake itself. This feature needs to be turned on.
2. BLIS with cross-traffic alert:-
It can detect the traffic when you are driving in your blind spot and also can detect the traffic coming while you are pulling out of parking spaces.
3. Available Active Park Assist 2.0:–
Parks your vehicle in very tight spots, reverse perpendicular spots. At your command spots an available parking space and parks itself with limited driver input.
4. Adaptive Cruise control with stop and go and lane keeping:-
When in traffic, it senses the traffic ahead of you, slows down and resumes again when clear.
5. Rear View Camera
6. Evasive steering assist:-
This feature helps you to avoid the potential collision by adjusting steering feedback
7. Lane keeping system:-
Helps you to drive straight in your lane and alerts you if your Escape veers off to other lanes.
8. Voice-activated Navigation system
9. Auto High-Beam Headlamps:-
Will sense the traffic coming in the opposite direction and dim the lights when required. This will avoid other drivers from being blinded.
2020 Ford Escape helps you to drive more confidently and safely. It is your best companion. You are relying completely on your vehicle on the road and you need it to be reliable, safe and comfortable. Well, 2020 Escape is loaded with features which make it a better vehicle to rely on for your safety and comfort.
2020 4th generation Ford Escape Infotainment
The New Escape is equipped with a B&O™ 10 speakers indulging sound system.
Go for a drive and get lost in the music. May it be a 20-minute traffic jam or a 20-minute drive, it will hardly matter because you will be lost in the music. Press play and convert the traffic jam to an Escape. Rooted in Bang & Olufsen’s 90-year heritage, the contemporary products from B&O™ focus on design, performance, and craftsmanship using honest, natural materials to deliver a high-quality audio experience that intuitively integrates into the lives of users. Like the smooth and long lasting consistent performance of the vehicle. B&O™ promises consistent performance.
Available SYNC 3 gives you overall experience. May it be climate control or music search. SYNC 3 brings you the best of everything. It will make sure that you get what you want without taking your eyes off the road. It also comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to compliment your driving experience
2020 Ford Escape has been designed and crafted to make your journey worth driving and pleasurable. Once you drive the 4th generation escape, you will settle for nothing else. It feels like a complete package of reliability, safety and smart features which help you to get through your day with ease and comfort.2020 Escape has more powerful engines, yet fuel efficient with agile performance and much more.
All new Ford innovative Technology.
Ford has always and will always believe in making the experience of the user very pleasurable and easy. In that attempt Ford has studded new 2020 Ford Escape with several features like Ford+Alexa, Waze, Ford pass connect.
All these features make your journey safe, easy and enjoyable experience.
Note: This is an informational 2020 Ford Escape blog post from Canada’s Number One Volume Ford Retailer – YSFord. The real Ford statistics might differ from the time of printing.