Although we talk about 2021 Ford Escape the first redesigned version actually comes a little bit earlier. The first option with the petrol engine could be offered at the end of this year, possibly at fall, while the hybrid plug-in version comes later, during 2020.
So, when we talk about the 2021 model, we actually talk about the 2020 version with the plug-in model. There are great novelties in this model, though. The manufacturer has planned to offer few interesting engines as optional and interesting details on the chassis, depending on the equipment that you will order.
- The model comes as fully redesigned after a long time.
- There is a new hybrid engine under the hood.
- The model is too similar to the models in the class.
- There are no significant changes in the design of the cabin.
The 2021 Ford Escape comes after a long period without changing and redesigning. However, even now it comes without that much differences from the last year models, so old fans and buyers will find it as attractive as before. At first glance, you will see similarities with the Honda CR-V and you will not be wrong. The manufacturer obviously has made it be closer to models in class, like Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester, too.
There is great equipment that comes in 2021 Ford Escape, even in a base model. The manufacturer has prepared 8.0-inch touchscreen with numerous control functions, along with 4.0-inch radio display in higher trims. Along with Car Apple Store or Android App Store connection comes great 10 speakers audio system. The cabin is functional and comfortable and comes with great large space for 8 passengers.
There should be six engines as optional in 2021 Ford Escape. The first option is a 1.5-liter turbo-3 model that produces 180 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Along with that comes turbo-4 model with a little stronger engine. The next level is the 2.0-liter turbo-four petrol engine is a little stronger and produces 250 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. This version will be offered in Titanium trim.
The most attractive, however, will be a new hybrid engine. It should be electric 1.1-kWh lithium-ion motor that comes as a combination with the 2.5-liter four-in-line engine. It should be able to drive more than 30 miles per charge, which is great for the SUV.
2021 Ford Escape Release Date and Price
2021 Ford Escape comes as a redesigned model, so there are great changes and differences from the last year model. The most attractive should be the new hybrid plug-in engine, while the other details are more interesting for the new buyers.
This hybrid engine is actually very interesting since we were not being able to see it from 2012 when the last hybrid Escape has been made. The price should not be much higher than $25,000.