2021 Ford Escape

What's New For the 2021 Ford Escape?

The Ford Escape has been an integral part of Ford's model lineup for almost twenty years, and while it is undeniable this model has seen its fair share of changes over this period, the year 2021 is a big one for the Ford Escape. The number of changes introduced in 2021 alone is astounding.

A hybrid powertrain is now optional for the SE and SEL models, and it is standard on the Titanium. Additionally, the Co-Pilot360 Plus driver-assistive package now includes adaptive cruise control and a feature used to recognize traffic signs. The Technology Package has seen an expansion for 2021, and the Convenience Package feature enhancements for this model year. A Class II, Trailer Tow Package, has also been made available.

What Features Are Available for 2021?

There is no lack of trim level options for the 2021 Ford Escape when it comes to variety. Coming in five main trims with trims offering hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. The newest Ford Escape offers the following selections: S, SE, SE Sport Hybrid, SE PHEV, SEL, SEL PHEV, Titanium, and Titanium PHEV.

The 2021 Escape offers five main trims with a hybrid version for all, except the S trim. The S trim includes the Ford Sync 3 infotainment system, a six-speaker audio system, two USB charging ports, and an onboard Wi-Fi hotspot. The SE trim gets 17-inch alloy wheels, a more advanced infotainment system with an eight-inch display screen, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Heated front seats and a power-adjustable driver's seat are standard.

The SE Sport gets a digital gauge cluster display allowing you to keep track of the car's performance, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. SE Sport also has the option of getting the hybrid powertrain. The next trim, the SEL, includes a remote engine start, 18-inch wheels, a heated steering wheel, and parking sensors. The Titanium brings dual-zone climate control, more safety technology features, a premium 10-speaker audio system, LED headlights, and leather upholstery. The plug-in hybrid powertrain is available on the Titanium.

2021 Ford Escape Interior

2021 Escape Powertrain Options

Staying true to all the other options it offers, we would not expect anything less than multiple powertrain setups for the 2021 Ford Escape. There are two turbocharged gasoline engines and two hybrid powertrains for the 2021 Escape. The 1.5-liter 3-cylinder gets 181 HP and 190 LB-FT of torque. Going up in power is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder getting 250 HP and 275 LB-FT of torque. Both engines pair with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The hybrid powertrain is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine mated with an electric motor, and it pushes out 165 HP and 155 LB-FT of torque. The plug-in variant of the 2.5-liter features two electric motors and gets 221 HP.

Ford Escape Safety at the Forefront

Ford Co-Pilot360 is a standard suite of driver-assistive featured on all trim levels. Key components are blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist.

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