If you’re in the market for a new crossover with a reliable name attached, you’re probably narrowing your search down to the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox. When you take a closer look, the choice might not be as close as it initially appears since the Escape stands out more on a number of levels.
Both the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox offer three engine options. The Ford Escape features a standard 168-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four with intake-variable cam timing, a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® engine, and a 245-horsepower 2.0-liter Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® that delivers exceptional giddy-up. The Escape also features advanced technologies standard including AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™, Curve Control, and Torque Vectoring Control, all of which enhance your driving experience. The available Intelligent 4-Wheel-Drive System adds even more confidence no matter what the road brings, and the available 2.0-liter EcoBoost® Class II Trailer Tow Package enables max towing of up to 3,500 pounds.
Ford offers a comprehensive Safe and Smart Package for the Escape, which features technologies like driver-activated front rain-sensing windshield wipers, Auto High-Beam headlamps, BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert, a Lane-Keeping System, Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support. With these features, the new Escape is a confident choice whether you’re riding solo or traveling with your family.
The 2019 Ford Escape takes the cake when it comes to seamless technology integration and connectivity. It offers exclusive Ford+Alexa, which lets you access 50,000 Skills from the comfort of your Escape, making it easier to get weather updates, book tables at your favorite restaurants, or have your road-trip trivia questions answered. The Escape is also available with the latest SYNC® 3 infotainment system, which includes AppLink® functionality that lets you connect to your smartphone.
The biggest difference may just be the way the Ford Escape makes you feel when you take the wheel. Experience the 2019 Ford Escape for yourself at Sanderson Ford.