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2019 Ford Escape S FWD
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2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Ford C-Max
SE Hybrid
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Ford C-Max first came out in the US market for 2014 as a domestic gas-electric hybrid option. This year therefore sees little in the way of change, other than two new paint colors....

Specs

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2018 Ford C-Max
SE Hybrid
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 13.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Hybrid
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
188 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
12.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.45 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 24.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,098 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 173.6 in
Width 81.8 in 82.1 in
Height 66.3 in 63.9 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Baltic Sea Green Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • U0F02 - S Wheels
2018 Ford C-Max
SE Hybrid

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Hot Pepper Red Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Panoramic Fixed-Glass Roof
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Equipment Group 201A
  • Equipment Group 202A

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