2014 Ford Escape Powertrains and Performance

The 2014 Ford Escape undergoes small modifications to its function accessibility. Especially, a rearview camera and Sync are now basic on all trim levels. The Titanium trim not gets the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine as conventional, though Ford has dropped its cost as a result. The SEL trim level has actually been terminated.
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The 2014 Ford Escape attracts attention as one of the best small crossovers in a segment packed with deserving entries. Completely upgraded in 2012, the Ford Escape continues to be among our favored compact crossover SUVs. It has sharp handling, handsome styling and high-end interior touches that help justify its marginally higher cost in this course.

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2014 Ford Escape powertrains and performance

Requirement and offered just on the S is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 168 hp and 167 pound-feet of torque. The SE and Titanium come standard with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that makes 178 hp and 184 lb-ft. Optional on the SE and Titanium trims is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that pumps out 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque.

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A six-speed automatic transmission is conventional, and all but the S are readily available in either front- or all-wheel-drive setup (the S is front-wheel-drive just). In Edmunds testing, an all-wheel-drive Escape with the 2.0-liter engine ran to 60 mph in 7.0 seconds. A front-wheel-drive Escape 1.6 did the exact same sprint in 9.4 seconds. Appropriately geared up, an Escape with the 2.0-liter turbo engine can tow approximately 3,500 pounds.

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Fuel economy estimates for the 2.5 are 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway and 25 mpg incorporated. The 1.6-liter turbo with front-wheel drive earns 23/33/26, while the 2.0-liter turbo with front-wheel drive rates 22/30/25. All-wheel-drive variations rate 1-2 mpg less.

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