When it comes to life in Alberta, people often think about trucks. While we’re (pretty serious) fans of the tough F-150, sometimes we know that a family needs something with a little more interior space, a little less truck bed, and a little more trunk space. See what we’ve grown to love about the popular Ford Escape, and find out if it’s right for your needs.
Loaded with tech that makes sure you’re connected, safe, and excited, the 2020 Ford Escape is a fan favourite in early reviews. Why? Because you’re treated to a suite of Ford-only features that is second-to-none.
Ford Co-Pilot360° technology encompasses a set of features for driving assistance to make sure you’re safe and connected. This includes:
Pre-Collision Assist with Emergency Braking: It’s like a second set of eyes, ensuring that you’re making the right moves if something unexpected comes your way.
Lane-Keeping System: Ensures that you’re in the right lane and alerts you if you start to stray.
Auto High-Beam Headlamps: Do we even need to express how useful this is? Why stress over switching your high and low beams if you don’t have to?
Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert: Blind spot? Not anymore! BLIS will alert you to vehicles in your blind spot, as well as vehicles that approach when you’re backing out of parking spaces.
Rear-View Camera: Know what’s behind you without turning around? Easy!
Additional available Ford Co-Pilot360° features include:
Evasive Steering Assist: This system gives you an extra hand without steering for you. When the system detects a potential collision, it will help give you added steering assistance to ensure you make it out of the way in time.
Voice-Activated Navigation System: Get there without your hands (sort of — keep them on the wheel!), but choosing to navigate to your destination by using your voice. AI-powered technology learns where you’re going and helps get you there using GPS.
Adaptive Cruise Control System with Lane Centering: No more stop-n-go on the highway! With Adaptive Cruise Control, you’ll be able to maintain your speed without starting and restarting your cruise control when you end up behind someone just a touch slower than you, the Escape will handle it for you!
Park Assist 2.0: Need help getting into that tricky downtown parking space or simply trying to park at your annual family thanksgiving between those “bad at parking” uncles? No problem!
With technology like this, it’s easy to see why so many families, small businesses, and individuals trust their safety to nothing other than the Ford Escape.
On top of already being an incredibly value-filled SUV, the Ford Escape is available in standard gasoline, Hybrid, and Hybrid Plug-In models, making sure that no lifestyle needs to compromise.
Hybrid models are available with a 2.5L iVCT Atkinson Cycle Hybrid engine, while gasoline models come with both 1.5L and 2.5L Ecoboost Auto Start-Stop engines that help keep fuel efficiency at its best, saving you money while also making driving easier on our environment.
Of course, here in Alberta, AWD is important. With the Ford Escape, AWD is available and you also have the option to use AWD Disconnect. The 2020 Escape even has multiple driving types, or “modes,” to choose from. These options include Normal, Eco, Slippery, Sport, and Snow/Sand, meaning that the Escape truly is ready for whatever our Canadian winters throw at it. These drive modes come standard on all trim levels of the Ford Escape, which ensures safety is never left behind for anyone.
The 2020 Ford Escape has an available Heads-Up Display that makes it easy to keep your gaze where it matters: the road. HUD keeps you in the loop with your driver-assist features by projecting a small, transparent screen onto your front window. This means that you’ll know what’s happening, without taking your eyes off the road. You’ll be able to look both at, and through, the screen to ensure you’re safe and aware of what’s happening.
In addition to this futuristic display, you’ll also be able to connect when you need it with FordPass Connect, Wi-Fi HotSpot, and Trails. The app lets you lock, start, and schedule your vehicle to perform certain actions, while also being able to keep tabs on how far you’ve gone, your estimated available fuel mileage, and tank status. You’ll be able to find where you parked, just in case you forget, and even connect up to 10 devices to the SUV’s Wi-Fi hotspot. How’s that for technology?
To top it all off, the 2020 Escape is gorgeous both inside and out. From family functions to taking its place on the teams of some of Canada’s law enforcement and private sector frontiers, the Escape is a trusted SUV for any job.
Inside, you’ll find an attractive interior with easy-to-use knobs, features, and a boastful touchscreen display. Pair this with comfortable and spacious seating and you might never want to stop driving! Outside, you’ll find a wide selection of available colours, wheel, and trim options to suit your unique style.
Ready to shop? Check out our Ford Escape inventory and stop by! We’re always ready to help you meet your vehicle match.