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May-22-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Drive Without Regrets

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As a buyer of vehicles, you want to be able to enjoy the vehicles that you are driving in terms of the value that they add to your life, simply because you paid for such results. You don’t want to end up with a model that costs a lot of money only to end up disappointing you. But if you get the http://blog.sunrisefordfontana.com/index.php/vehicles/2014-ford-escape/, disappointment is the last thing that you will feel. Simply put, the nature of this vehicle is closely tied to the feeling of people to want to be able to escape the everyday rigors of life. This is why the features were carefully created so that you will have a few moments of peace while going through the craziness of existence.

Seeing the 2014 Ford Escape every day before going to work or as you wake up is a good way to remind yourself that you have good things in life and that you have some good decisions. The form is just so finely tuned to connect with the desires of people to get away and be free while at the same time, keeping to the realities of life by being functional.

The same goes for the interior of the 2014 Ford Escape because you are getting a vehicle that is meant to give you the feeling of freedom as you drive. This means that the dimensions are not going to be constricting and the materials are meant to give you a feeling of confidence. Everything just works out well.

Of course, the best feeling when driving the 2014 Ford Escape is that you are getting all of that power without having to pay too much for gas. The efficient I-4 engines with Eco Boost technology will give you muscle to be proud of and cheaper costs to be happy about.


Apr-22-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Treat Yourself to That Getaway

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There might be things in life that you will need to give up on if you are to keep the things that you already have such as that impossible dream that you had when you were a child. However, certain luxuries in life are only too accessible to give up on, especially if you have earned them. To drive the 2014 Ford Escape for example is achievable, and working hard to do so makes it worth it. You have to treat yourself to some of the nicer things in life after all, and the nice things that also offer convenience are even better. For some of the best reasons for why this vehicle would make for a great partner on the road, here are the features that make it shine.

For sheer satisfaction, the exterior of the 2014 Ford Escape does a good job of highlighting the effects of a nice-looking vehicle to self-esteem. Having the chiseled features of the body and the nicely shaped form of this vehicle on your side really does a number on your happiness. Plus, the advantages to driving are also present, which can only add to the awesomeness you feel.

Within is where you will find the most amount of satisfaction with the 2014 Ford Escape though, as you will find the space, design and materials working towards your advantage. You are accommodated and welcomed while driving is given extra special attention in terms of where the amenities are placed. Plus, there is the overall effect of a vehicle of luxury.

With I-4 line of engines that you can have when you buy the 2014 Ford Escape, driving is efficiently easy and powerfully satisfying. The cost of consumption is barely an issue to think about and driving is always easy with the muscle that is available to you.


Apr-08-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Highlighted with Superb Features and Styling

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Highlighted by fuel efficiency, superb styling and forward-looking tech equipments, the 2014 Ford Escape becomes a competitive leader in the segment. The Ford Escape is available with impressive engine choices, enhanced MyFord Infotainment version and athletic suspension. The 2014 Ford Escape is a compact SUV with engine types that allows you to experience superb driving dynamics. Highly ranked as the best-priced compact SUV, the Ford Escape comes with a 168 horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain. This base engine makes 170 pound-feet torque and is EPA-rated at 22/31 miles per gallon city and highway. The second engine is a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder drivetrain that can make 178-horsepower and 184 pound-feet torque. This turbocharged engine is EPA-rated at 23/33 mpg when mated with a front-wheel drive and 22/30 mpg with the all-wheel drive version.

Generating 240 horsepower for the Ford Escape is the 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine with turbocharged power to make 270 pound-feet torque. The EcoBoost engine is EPA estimated to provide a city/highway fuel efficiency rate of 22/30 mpg on 4-wheel drive and 21/28 with the all-wheel drive.

On its exterior, the Ford Escape is highlighted with fog lights, HID lamps, dual-chrome exhaust tips, 19-inch wheels and strong sense of styling. Several favourite added features for the 2014 Ford Escape are the hands-free liftgate and the MyKey system which offers intuitive control and functionality.

Notable for the Ford Escape include automatic 6-speed gearbox, air conditioning, 6-speaker sound system with AM/FM and CD/Auxiliary interface, steering wheels with cruise and audio controls, electronic safety features and full airbags system.

Aside from the fully-dedicated airbags, the Ford Escape also has child safety locks, brake assist, traction control, abs on 4-wheels, electronic stability control and 4-wheel disc brakes all dedicated for occupant-safety.


Mar-11-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Capable Compact SUV with Overall Good Performance Rating

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One of the most admired small crossover SUVs with good performance is the 2014 Ford Escape, thanks to its useful high-tech equipments, athletic driving dynamics and inviting cabin. The Ford Escape according to test drivers offers agile handling, comfortable seating and good fuel efficiency. The Sync system and rear-view camera are now made as standard features available on all trim levels of the Ford Escape. Aside from this the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine is now made standard on the Titanium trim. Standard engine for the 2014 Ford Escape is available at 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 168 horsepower and 167 lb-ft torque which powers the S trim. The Titanium and SE trim has a standard 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that can produce 178-horsepower and 184 pound feet torque. There is also the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that comes standard with the Titanium but is optional for the SE that makes 240-hp and 270-pound feet torque.

The SE trim has a 6-speed standard transmission paired to either an all- or front-wheel drive suspension settings. Fuel economy rated by the EPA for the 2014 Ford Escape is at 22 miles per gallon on city driving and 31 mpg on highway. The 1.6 turbocharged engine gains an EPA rate of 23/33 mpg city/highway, while the 2.0-liter linked to a front-wheel drive has 22/33 mpg city/highway.

The Ford Escape with the S trim comes with MyKey parental controls, 17-inch wheels, integrated blind spot mirror, cruise control, air-conditioning, Bluetooth and iPOd/USB ports. Optional features for the S trim include roof rails, rear parking sensors and remote start function.

For safety, the Ford Escape has been installed with standard airbags, knee airbag, traction control, antilock disc-brakes, stability control, emergency brake assist, ventilated disc brakes and child safety locks.


Jan-28-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Let Fly and Ride Your Imagination

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There is a lot for you to hope for when you are living the sort of life that promises a lot of things if you have the willingness to actually see things through. In this regard though, people tend to give up when they are closest to what they desired because they lack certain abilities. For certain cases, the subject of vehicles might just make the difference that you need to make your goals easier to achieve. This presents a few problems of itself though since people can make a lot of mistakes in terms of the vehicle that they are going to be riding. There are so few models like the 2014 Ford Escape that can give you ample freedom of choice after all, let alone liberty to make sound judgments.

The reasons for why the 2014 Ford Escape can offer you a lot of good things are legion, but the exterior is perhaps the easiest basis for judgment on how useful it is likely to be. The shape of the body is indicative of a powerful purpose while the way it stands in opposition to the ground makes it a stable model.

For the experience that you are likely to have within the 2014 Ford Escape, the interior of the model is sufficiently generous with its dimensions while the materials that were used to create the interior are of excellent class. These provide comfort in the riding experience, but the most appealing is definitely the driving-friendliness of the design.

In terms of effects on you and your environment, the 2014 Ford Escape is among the friendliest that you can find that can still provide ample satisfaction with the power it can produce. Its efficiency is a big bonus for the pocket while its propensity to use fuel effectively reduces environmental damage.


Dec-19-2013

2014 Ford Escape: Ready to Roll for Another Year

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The 2014 Ford Escape has three available trims – S, SE and Titanium. Standard interior features include air-conditioning, power accessories, cruise control, and tilt-telescoping steering wheel. Electronic features include Sync, Bluetooth connectivity, a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player, auxiliary audio jack and USB/iPod interface.    The higher trims add more features like keyless entry w/ keypad, adjustable power driver seat, dual-zone climate control, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, and heated front seats. Additional electronics include an 8” touchscreen with MyFord Touch, a navigation system, and a 10-speaker Sony audio system w/ satellite radio.

The powertrain depends on the trim. The base 2.5L engine produces 168hp, 167 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway. The SE and Titanium trims have a turbocharged 1.6L engine that produces 178hp, 184 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 23 mpg city/33 mpg highway. An optional turbocharged 2.0L for the SE and Titanium is available which is capable of 240hp, 270 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway.

The 2014 Ford Escape got good ratings in safety/crash tests, getting good scores for frontal/side impact protection and also in the roof strength test. Safety features available on all trims include front side airbags, full length curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag. It has antilock disc brakes, an integrated blind-spot mirror, stability/traction control and Ford MyKey for setting a speed and volume limit. Rear parking sensors are optional on all trims except in the Titanium where it is standard. Another optional safety feature is a blind-spot warning system with cross-traffic alert.

The 2014 has a price range of $23,100-$29,100 depending on the trim. The Titanium trim has a lower price compared to earlier models, which is definitely welcome to SUV lovers.  Driving tests show the Escape is pretty capable, capable of pretty steep climbs while still remaining relatively quiet inside.


Oct-20-2013

2013 Ford Escape: Be a Head Turner on the Road

2If you never thought that a compact SUV could never get so good when it comes to looks; well, you have to think again. The new 2013 Ford Escape is definitely redefining class and styling with its appearance in the market this year. Yes, it is the same Ford Escape that we have seen a couple of years ago but this one is definitely more beautiful and could boast of both superior fuel economy ratings and tech features. It has a great selling price but could get costly if you will go for the luxury packages and the optional features offered by your dealer. It is a fun to drive car according to most of those who have already test driven it. You will get that European driving feel with this car. It is responsive and is fully supported by a top rated suspension system.

Under the hood, we have 3 options. The 2013 Ford Escape is one of those few subcompact SUVs that would have the capacity to give buyers this much option in terms of engines. We can choose between the 1.6, 2.0, and the 2.5 Liter engines. While the cheaper 1.6 engine might be adequate for us, many buyers are recommending the 2.0 liter version. It gives out 240 HP which is more than enough for your trip to the office or the supermarket.

Inside the new 2013 Ford Escape, you will be amazed at how modern everything has been made. Tech features make you feel as if you are in a luxury car that is above this class.  Standard tech features include a superb audio speaker system, steering wheel with audio and cruise control buttons, A/C, the MyKey system, and electronic safety features.

It is available for $23,295 in the market but if you will go for the added luxury features, this could go up to $37,000 easily. The luxury package would give you features such as automated parallel parking, navigation system, SYNC with MyFord Touch, and a power lift gate that opens when you wave your foot below the rear part of the car. Get this car and you will definitely be a head turner on the road!


Aug-27-2013

Ready for Another Top-Performance Run with the 2013 Ford Escape

18After a good year in 2012, the2013 Ford Escape returns and is ready for another competition with other companies for best compact SUV. The 2013 Ford Escape retains most of the qualities that made it a hit. The exterior is very stylish and elegant, yet possesses enough robustness and durability for an SUV. Changes were made to allow more cargo space; it is now at 34.3 ft3 expandable up to 68.1 ft3 by folding down the rear seats. The 2013 Ford Escape seats up to five passengers, to which there is more than enough room. Standard interior features include air-conditioning, power windows, cloth upholstery, cruise control, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, steering wheel mounted audio controls, a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player, auxiliary audio jack, and USB connectivity.

On higher trims, you can add features like leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, satellite radio, Sync with voice recognition and smartphone integration, a 4” information display, RCA jacks and SD card slot.

The powertrain of the 2013 Ford Escape comes in three variations. The base 2.5L engine generates 168hp, 167 lbs. of torque, at a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway. The next is a turbocharged 1.6L engine that generates 178hp, 184 lbs. of torque, at a fuel rating of 23 mpg city/33 mpg highway. The third, the turbocharged 2.0L, generates 240hp and 270 lbs. of torque at a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway.

The 2013 Ford Escape accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 8 seconds or less. Tests show the Escape handles pretty well, even on steep highway climbs. Notable is the fact that despite the fuel efficiency, power output is pretty good.

The 2013 Ford Escape is priced from at a base $22,600, to the top trim with all the features at $31,600. One comment with the Escape is its somewhat confusing electronics on the dashboard. Otherwise, the 2013 Ford Escape is a pretty solid choice for a compact SUV.


Aug-10-2013

2013 Ford Escape Hybrid: Replaced and Upgraded

24If many are expecting for a2013 Escape Hybrid to appear in the market this year, it will not going to happen. Because Ford already stopped developing this model, rather, they are presenting a new one as a replacement. This new model is likely similar with their forthcoming C-Max Hybrid model, only that it is going to be offered as a gas-electric version. The Hybrid replacement will offer three options, a 2.5-liter inline four cylinder that can generate 168 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque, an Ecoboost 1.6-liter four cylinder engine that can produce 173 horsepower and 174 pound-feet torque and a 2.0-liter Ecoboost on 237 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque.

All engines have only six-speed automatic transmission offered. In addition, the new Ford Escape Hybrid replacement is believed that it can tow a load of up to 3,500 pounds.

For the other features, the new Ford Escape will have the latest SYNC technology together with the MyFord infotainment system. This model has also an active park assist and a Blind Spot Information System. Inside, it will now have a more roomy cargo space.

The move of Ford to revamp and completely replace their Escape Hybrid might be, at some point, will become a regrettable decision since the outgoing model is one of the most popular Escape option for many customers.

However, Ford insisted that the move to replace the Hybrid is a way to give customers with an EV choice over their range as they believed that most customers now are now thinking fuel economy beyond all others. But, with the mentioned attributes of this “new” 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid, it’s not just a fuel efficient car anymore but a new technology.


Jul-12-2013

Experience Road Freedom with the 2013 Ford Escape

32For a lot of people, driving out into the open road, gliding through the dusty paths of the open deserts or climbing up the precarious edges of mountain trails are their methods of escape from the pressures of everyday life, and such an escape requires extremely reliable vehicles. There are certainly a lot of models to choose from out there, so that in itself is not a problem. However, if you really want the best for the best, then you are going to have to find something like the 2013 Ford Escape. Since unwinding means going on adventure trips for certain people, a vehicle that can handle the task from looks to performance is needed and the Escape has it all. Simply seeing the exterior design of this awesome SUV will inspire confidence even in the most timid of souls to try and conquer the highest mountains. The flowing and smart design also fits the everyday adventures that keeps people within the vicinity of the city, so just take your pick.

If the exterior of the Escape is going to have any lasting effect at all, the interior must follow up with its own brand of brilliance and it does. Simply the act of sitting inside the Escape with its suitably calming ambiance will temper passion with discretion. The comfortable seating covers, spacious interior room and awesome music system does not harm the overall results either.

Despite the fact that the Escape can provide plenty of power and speed if you need it, it is actually quite friendly to the environment. Nasty emission is in very low levels and fuel consumption is very efficient.


May-23-2013

2013 Ford Escape Hybrid: An Inland Empire Smart Choice

43If many are expecting for a2013 Escape Hybrid to appear in the market this year, it will not going to happen. Because Ford already stopped developing this model, rather, they are presenting a new one as a replacement. This new model is likely similar with their forthcoming C-Max Hybrid model, only that it is going to be offered as a gas-electric version. The Hybrid replacement will offer three options, a 2.5-liter inline four cylinder that can generate 168 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque, an Ecoboost 1.6-liter four cylinder engine that can produce 173 horsepower and 174 pound-feet torque and a 2.0-liter Ecoboost on 237 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque.

All engines have only six-speed automatic transmission offered. In addition, the new Ford Escape Hybrid replacement is believed that it can tow a load of up to 3,500 pounds.

For the other features, the new Ford Escape will have the latest SYNC technology together with the MyFord infotainment system. This model has also an active park assist and a Blind Spot Information System. Inside, it will now have a more roomy cargo space.

The move of Ford to revamp and completely replace their Escape Hybrid might be, at some point, will become a regrettable decision since the outgoing model is one of the most popular Escape option for many customers.

However, Ford insisted that the move to replace the Hybrid is a way to give customers with an EV choice over their range as they believed that most customers now are now thinking fuel economy beyond all others. But, with the mentioned attributes of this “new” 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid, it’s not just a fuel efficient car anymore but a new technology.