2020 Ford Escape Redesign, Hybrid, Release Date, and Price. The Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV which is known as Ford Kuga for the European market. The current version has added the new SEL trim which comes with leather upholstery, an 8-inch infotainment screen and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a power tailgate. And it will join the market as the 2020 Ford Escape model.
The 2020 Escape will represent the next generation model so it is going to bring many upgrades. The newest Escape should finally get a plug-in hybrid engine alongside the traditional units.
2020 Ford Escape powertrain
Depending on a trim level, the 2020 Ford Escape should be available with several types of engines which are used in the current version. The SE and SEL versions use a 1.5-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine. The AWD version is rated at 22/28 mpg.
The Titanium version is powered by a 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine which is capable of making 245 horses and 275 pound-feet of torque. The FWD version gets 21/28 mpg while with AWD it gets 20/27 mpg.
On the other hand, the brand-new Escape will also receive a plug-in hybrid powertrain under its hood. Some sources say that it might get a new 8-speed automatic transmission.
Exterior and interior
The newest 2020 Ford Escape will be based on the new architecture which will make it much longer and wider than the previous generation. According to the latest news, the manufacturer could offer it with the third row of seats which will be best for the kids.
Release date and price of 2020 Ford Escape
The 2020 Ford Escape might be presented later this year or sometime at the beginning of 2019. The price is not yet revealed. We assume that it should be slightly higher than the price of the current model which starts at around $25,000.