2020 Ford Escape Preview: Key New Features & Release Date

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Innovating SUVs

The upcoming 2020 Ford Escape is prepared to innovate the SUV market, but Imlay City Ford wants to make sure you have everything you need to know before it's released. Our dealership in Imlay City, MI, has a fully stocked 2019 Ford Escape inventory at the moment. Once the 2020 Escape is released, our product specialists can help situate you behind the best available model for your lifestyle. Continue reading to discover the new and improved features that this SUV has to offer. If you have any questions about the 2020 Ford Escape, don't hesitate to reach out to our team online or by calling us at (888) 577-0437.

Completely Redesigned

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Built with the same capability as the 2019 Ford Escape, the 2020 Ford Escape has taken creative liberty and welcomed a complete redesign into the Ford SUV family. From the sleek exterior curves to the interior amenities you won't want to live without, this 2020 upgrade is anything but a disappointment.


As well as a complete interior and exterior redesign, the 2020 Ford Escape brings you new technology factors that will keep you connected and protected every mile of the way. Listed below are some of the new and improved tech specs that this upcoming Escape can provide to your daily drive.

Head-Up Display

You'll never struggle to keep your eyes on the road ever again when you experience the impressive technology of the head-up display. This display screen ensures you keep your eyes up front while keeping you informed with the adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, navigation, lane-keeping system, incoming calls, and much more.

Outsmart Traffic

With SYNC® 3 and WAZE technology, traffic has never been so easy to avoid with the 2020 Ford Escape. The captivating touchscreen and enhanced voice recognition make it easy to stay connected on the road, while the WAZE technology allows you to have access to real-time traffic alerts. Avoid accidents, find the best route to anywhere, and steer clear of road hazards and traffic disasters.

Safety Features

The 2020 Ford Escape wants to satisfy your safety needs. With an impressively advanced system like the Ford Co-Pilot360™ to protect you and your passengers, the Escape has everything you desire to appease your safety demands. Browse below to learn more about all the safety specifications offered with this key safety system.

Ford Co-Pilot360™

Enjoy safety features like pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking and BLIS® with cross-traffic alert when you choose the 2020 Ford Escape. The available Active Park Assist 2.0 takes tight parallel parking and reverse perpendicular spots to new levels. The rearview camera, evasive steering assist, lane-keeping system, and voice-activated navigation system are another couple of the innovative safety features that this impressive SUV can provide for your daily drive.

B&O™ Sound System by Bang & Olufsen

Jamming alone or with your friends has never had such striking quality. The B&O™ Sound System by Bang & Olufsen includes ten speakers and is offered standard on the Titanium trim. Take advantage of this immersive sound experience when you choose the 2020 Escape as your next SUV.

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Power & Handling

The power at your fingertips is important, and the 2020 Ford Escape makes no mistake when it comes to producing an impressive engine. The following categories further detail some of the features you'll have at the touch of your fingertips once this innovative SUV is released.

Engine Options

With three engine options available with the 2020 Ford Escape, you can choose your desired power. Whether you're interested in the hybrid or hybrid plug-in Escape with the 2.5L Atkinson-cycle engine, the 1.5L EcoBoost®, or the 2.0L EcoBoost®, the 2020 Escape has a powertrain built for everyone.

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Drive Modes

Having a capable SUV built to handle multiple road conditions doesn't have to be difficult. The 2020 Ford Escape is available with five different drive modes, including Normal, Eco, Slippery, Sport, and Deep Snow/Sand. You won't have to fear losing control in any driving situation, thanks to the upgraded Ford Escape.

AWD Disconnect

Some situations do not require AWD, so let the 2020 Ford Escape's new AWD Disconnect feature assist. This system senses when AWD is not necessary and disconnects the rear driveline to help you save fuel.

Release Date

The Ford Escape is set to release in the fall of 2020. If you're interested in the plug-in hybrid of the 2020 Ford Escape, you'll have to wait until the spring. For more information on either model or if you have any questions about this capable SUV, don't hesitate to give our team a call at (888) 577-0437.

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