The 2014 Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV comes in three trim levels: S, SE and Titanium. 2014 Ford Escape comes with 17-inch wheels, steel, integrated blind-room mirror, MyKey parental controls, full power accessories, cruise control, air-conditioning, tilt wheel and its telescoping, rearview camera, the Sync voice command electronics interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connections, and a six-speaker sound system with CD player, USB / iPod interface and an audio auxiliary jack. Options on the S include remote start, roof rails and a back rear parking sensors.
Improvements to the 2014 Ford Escape SE adds 17-inch alloy wheels and the use of fog lights, a keyless entry keypad, tinted privacy glass, eight-way power driver Adjustable seat, reclining chairs to create and satellite radio. An optional 2014 Ford Escape SE Convenience package adds roof rails, rear parking sensors, two-zone climate control, a 110 volt household-style power faster, 8-inch screen with MyFord Touch electronics interface, improved Sync services and a nine-speaker sound system. Taking the Leather Comfort package gets heated mirrors, the leather Upholstery and the heated front seats. Available as individual options are 18-inch wheels, the panoramic sunroof, the power liftgate and navigation system. Top of the line, the Titanium includes the contents of the SE Convenience and Leather Comfort packages plus 18-inch wheels, remote start, keyless ignition / entry, the power liftgate, to illuminate the interior and the Sony 10-speaker sound system. Options include Titanium Technology package, 19 inch wheels alloy and sunroof panoramic and navigation system.
2014 Ford Escape Interior
The 2014 Ford Escape front seats and make several other head-and legroom. Seat padding and bolstering it’s comfortable and firm without being stiff. Cargo space in the 2014 Ford Escape is a measure of the crossing between the CX-5 and CR-V. With the rear seats in the folded up, there are 34.3 cubic feet of space; its down rear seats in the increase in the loss of 68.1 cubic feet. A useful option on the Run is the hands-free power liftgate that opens with a wave of your foot under the bumper up. Dash and center console materials are attractive, and the overall fit and the conclusion are excellent. The steering wheel is shared with the Ford Focus and improve the world’s Run, Polo, while providing useful audio controls. The climate controls is difficult, however, as already set out below over the center and the gear selector impedes access.
We should not shy away from the idea of the optional MyFord Touch system. The 8-inch display various main control audio, navigation and phone with voice , touch the controls or buttons on the steering wheel. Smart idea in theory, and provides some nice customization and integration opportunities smartphone. Unfortunately, there is a learning curve involved with the user, even with Ford’s recent updates, find the system prone to glitches and slow to respond. In addition, many of the icons on the screen difficult to press while on the move.
2014 Ford Escape Engine
The 2014 Ford Escape comes with the 2.5 liter four cylinder engine with 168 HP and 167 pound-feet of torque. The 2014 Ford Escape SE and Titanium come standard with the turbocharged 1.6 liter 4-cylinder that makes 178 HP and 184 LB-ft. Optional on the 2014 Ford Escape SE and 2014 Ford Escape Titanium trims is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder pumps out 240 and 270 LB-ft of torque. A walk in the automatic six-speed is standard, and all but the S are available either front-or all-wheel suspension. In the test, to escape the all-wheel-and 2.0-liter engine ran at 60 in 7.0 Mph seconds. A front-wheel-drive Escape 1.6 did the same Sprint in 9.4 seconds. Well equipped, and escape with the 2.0-liter Turbo engine can be ordered up to 3.500 pounds.
The 2014 Ford Escape fuel economy figures for the 2.5 are 22 MPG city/31 MPG highway and 25 MPG combined. The Turbo 1.6-liter front-wheel drive earns 23/33/26, while the Turbo 2.0-liter front-wheel drive rates 22/30/25. All-wheel-drive versions of the slow rate 1-2 MPG.
2014 Ford Escape Safety
Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbag, Airbag driver knee and full length curtain-type airbag are standard on the 2014 Ford Escape. MyKey’s Ford, a rearview camera and blind-room mirrors are also standard. Set the parking sensors are optional on the S and SE, and standard on Titanium. Blind-warning system A with cross-traffic alert is optional on the Titanium. In government crash tests, the Escape earned an Overall rating of four stars and four stars for overall protection directly contributed to the crash and five stars for overall side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety gave to run on points as top in, side-impact and roof-strength tests on its direct-offset.