2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD: Meet the Refreshed Version Powered by Two EcoBoost Engines

Dec 02, 2016 10:53 AM EST | Leonora

Ford 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD is a refreshed version with considerable updates that make it retain its place as one of the favorites in the segment of sports utility vehicles. Consumers who prefer to buy the 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD are offered options when it comes to the engine of the vehicle.

The 2.5-liter four cylinder engine was left unchanged while the two other engine types were replaced by new ones - the 1.5-liter four cylinder EcoBoost engine and the larger and twin-scroll turbo-charged 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. The refreshed engines elevated the status of the 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD into the leader among crossovers from just an average one, according to DrivingIn fact, in terms of speed and torque, the 2.0-liter EcoBoost, with an output of 245 horsepower was only topped by the Subaru Forrester while it lords it over other crossovers in terms of torque, with 275-lb of twist. With its 6-speed transmission, shifting is quick and smooth.

With the powerful and smooth performance of the 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD, potential buyers did not balk in completing the purchase, according to CarandDriverThe interior of the 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD was given a facelift, with ergonomically friendly changes. The Sport Appearance Package was introduced, which offered consumers the chance to enhance the interior of the SUV for a small price. The package included sport seats, shift lever and steering wheel with leather trimmings, and a blackout trim.

Sync 3 option was offered for those who prefer high tech infotainment system. Safety measures such as diver drowsiness monitor, lane-departure prevention, and forward collision alert were also added, according to edmunds.comOne downside of this SUV was the confusing buttons small buttons in dashboard if the buyer did not opt for the Sync 3. With all the upgrades it got, the 2017 Ford Escape SE 4WD is bound to remain as the leader among the pack.

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