The Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are a favorite for many drivers due to their improved capabilities, including the ability to cope well with rough terrain. Ford, being a pioneer automotive manufacturer, has produced a series of SUV models over the years. The 2017 Ford Escape Titanium is the most recent SUV to be manufactured. It will come with a broad range of performance tunings, assorted designs, and safety features that distinguish it from its ever-growing list of competitors.
2017 Ford Escape Titanium – Exterior and Interior Design:
Stylish and elegant best describe the exterior and interior of the 2017 Ford Escape Titanium. A six-sided curved grille defines the 2017 Titanium’s exterior. The bumper has a large central cutout just like the Ford Explorer. The head and tail lights are boxier with the fog lights sitting just below the headlights. There is a chic plastic cladding at the back meant to square off its rear. This cladding gives it a refined look, just like the Dummy Front Fender vents that have been missing from the Escape series for years. The 2017 Titanium looks more athletic and modern than its predecessors. The ground clearance is excellent with the car sitting 109.9 inches above the ground. It is available on a wide variety of color options including Ruby Red, Shadow Black, White Gold, Magnetic, Blue Lightning, Canyon Ridge, White Platinum, Ingot Silver, and Oxford White.
The interior looks and feels luxurious. The Ford Escape is amazingly quiet; you hardly hear the engine hum. The Escape Titanium comes with heated leather seats, and leather finishing on the steering wheel and shift knob. The entertainment system in the car is superb. It features a Sync Connect enabled infotainment system with an 8-inchtouchscreen, which allows you to connect quickly to FordPass, and a powerful Sony surround music system. With FordPass connectivity, you will be able to lock and unlock your 2017 Titanium using a synced phone. The shoulder, head, and legroom farewell suited for all the five passengers. The luggage space is large (34 cubic feet) and can be extended by folding the rear seats.
The 2017 Titanium also comes with state of the art safety feature. This including active parking assist, an adaptive cruise control, collision warning, ABS emergency brakes, traction control, and powered safety belts. It has good handling, and the steering remains responsive even while cornering at high speeds.
2017 Ford Escape Titanium – Engine and Specifications:
This is where the 2017 Ford Escape Titanium outshines the rest. Under the hood of the 2017 Titanium is a turbocharged 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine capable of spitting 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. A twin scroll of 2.0 liter EcoBoost deliver 240 hp and 270 lb-ft. The engine connects to a conventional 6-speed automatic transmission with an option of either Front Wheel or All-Wheel Drive (AWD). There is no manual option for the 2017 Ford Escape Titanium.
Regarding fuel consumption, the 1.5 liters turbocharged EcoBoost that is standard on the 2017 Ford Escape Titanium rates fairly. It has an EPA rating of 23 mpg (miles per gallon) in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined. The 2.0-liter twin-scroll engine that is optional on the 2017 Titanium has a combined EPA rating of 2 mpg lower than the standard turbocharged 1.5 liter EcoBoost engine.
2017 Ford Escape Titanium – MSRP and Release Date:
The 2017 Ford Escape Titanium is expected to hit the markets in late 2016 since it debuted in November 2015 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the 2017 Escape Titanium will be $ 33,380. This will be a great car to own and drive.