The 2024 Ford Escape is a versatile SUV that seamlessly combines functionality and style, making it well-suited for a variety of customers of the Parks Ford dealer. Designed to cater to both everyday needs and adventurous getaways, the Escape offers ample cargo space and leg room, including sliding second-row seats for added flexibility. The model boasts advanced technology features like a large touchscreen display, enhancing the driving experience with intuitive navigation and connectivity options. Its exterior design is characterized by sleek lines, and distinctive wheel choices. The 2024 Ford Escape is designed to offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of sophistication.
The 2024 Ford Escape is available in five trim levels: Active, ST-Line ST-Line Select, ST-Line Elite and Platinum. A turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine balances performance and efficiency, producing 180 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. According to the Parks Ford dealership, this engine is coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission and is offered in front- and all-wheel drive configurations. For those seeking more power, the Escape offers a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine putting out 250 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. This unit gets fuel economy rated at an EPA-estimated 26 mpg combined in city/highway driving. The Escape also comes in hybrid and plug-in hybrid models, which we’re not covering in this review.
Kelley Blue Book gives the 2024 Ford Escape high marks, writing:
“The Ford Escape is a comfortable compact SUV, no matter what’s under the hood. The Escape does a nice job of providing the utility of an SUV with the efficiency and easy driveability of a compact car.”
The interior of the 2024 Ford Escape is designed with style and space in mind, offering a comfortable environment for passengers in both the front and rear seats. The ST-Line and Platinum trims stand out with their more upscale appearance and feel. Standard across the range is textured cloth seat upholstery, adding a touch of sophistication, while the Platinum model is further enhanced with high-quality faux-leather seating surfaces. Additionally, the Escape boasts a generous cargo area behind the rear seat, providing substantial space for storage needs.
The 2024 Ford Escape’s Active and ST-Line models are equipped with an 8.0-inch infotainment system, which can be upgraded to a larger 13.2-inch touchscreen display. This larger display is standard on the Platinum and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) models. The system features Ford’s latest Sync 4 interface with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. The system is designed to accept over-the-air updates, ensuring that the Escape’s software remains up to date.
For those seeking an enhanced audio experience, there’s an optional 10-speaker B&O Play audio system. Additional available features include a 12.3-inch digital gauge display, a pop-up head-up display for convenient access to driving information, and in-dash navigation.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2024 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.