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The New 2017 Ford Escape


Test-Drive the 2017 Ford Escape near Plant City, FL


If you're in the market for a rugged vehicle that doesn't skimp on cabin comforts, it's time to take a ride in the 2017 Ford Escape. With three engine options, a variety of available driver-assistive systems and interior details that make each journey an enjoyable one, the newest Ford Escape leaves little to be desired. Don't hesitate to visit Elder Ford of Tampa to see this impressive vehicle for yourself!

Power and Performance

Three powertrains to choose from, impressive towing power and intuitive driving systems set the 2017 Ford Escape apart from the competition. Thinking of hauling the boat to the launch ramp this summer or loading your trailer with landscaping equipment? When properly equipped, this SUV can tow up to 3,500 pounds. Plus, the Ford Escape has an intelligent 4WD system that evaluates traction and road conditions every 16 milliseconds to ensure optimum handling. The 2017 Ford Escape is available with any of following three engines:

  • 2.5-liter engine that generates 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque
  • 1.5-liter EcoBoost® engine with auto stop-start that produces 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.0-liter Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® engine with auto stop-start that outputs 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque while offering up to 29 highway mpg

Comfort and Technology

Inside the 2017 Ford Escape, you'll find a haven of comfort and technology. From the standard SYNC® Connect system to the informative center instrument panel, the cabin in the Escape is designed to improve your driving experience. The center console contains a media bin so it's easy to organize your belongings and access anything you may need without taking your eyes off the road. Enjoy standard and available features such as:

  • 60/40 split-folding seat
  • Up to 68 cubic feet of cargo room with space for four passengers
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system with voice recognition, a touchscreen and pinch-to-zoom technology

Safety and Security
While a potent powertrain and cozy interior are important facets of a brand-new vehicle, you want a Ford that keeps you safe day after day. The Ford Escape uses the Personal Safety System™, an innovative airbag configuration that incorporates the Safety Canopy® System's two-row side-curtain airbags. In addition, the 2017 Ford Escape can be outfitted with several driver-assistive safety systems that can help you prevent collisions, such as:

  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support
  • Curve control that senses your speed and adjusts traction
  • Torque vectoring control
  • Blind spot information system (BLIS®) with cross-traffic alert

Come to our Ford dealership near Brandon, FL, if you're ready to get a closer look at the 2017 Ford Escape. With so many options, inside and out, that allow you to customize your Ford to meet all of your needs, it's a clear choice for those looking for a reliable and durable vehicle. Visit Elder Ford of Tampa for a test-drive today!