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2019 Ford Escape

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Ford Escape highlights

Customer reviews

4.1 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 30 highway, 26 combined

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All Ford Escape years

New for 2019

  • Escape trims have been upgraded with Leatherette & Cloth and Leatherette Seats as standard equipment this year.
  • Running Boards features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SEL trim now comes with Remote Start and Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The SE trim now comes with Remote Start, Smart Key, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment.
  • The S trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

Explore Ford Escape details

SEL 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sync System
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive type


Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 43.1"/R 37.3"

Head room

F 39.9"/R 39"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.



5 reasons to buy the 2019 Ford Escape

1. Impressive tech features

Whether you crave connectivity for business road trips or have young passengers that can't go anywhere without Bluetooth® connectivity, the 2019 Ford Escape is ready to please. Base models offer Smart Key, a USB port, a 4.2-inch display screen, Bluetooth, a rearview camera, and power locks/windows/mirrors as standard. Inside the cabin of the second-tier SE trim, you'll find options to connect to a satellite radio subscription alongside Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto integration. Who says an SUV can't have all the same tech toys as a luxury sedan?

2. Notable fuel economy

If you're always on the go to kids' sports practices, weekend getaways with a special someone, or simply enjoy Sunday drives, you'll be pleased to know the 2019 Ford Escape won't drain the wallet at the gas pump. There are seven engine configurations for this SUV with an EPA-estimated 23 to 26 mpg combined city/highway fuel economy depending on which you choose.

The flex fuel option, when powered with E85, gets an EPA-estimated 18 mpg combined city/highway.
Go ahead and plan that next road trip.

3. Space to grow your family

Shopping for an SUV is not only excellent for the weekend camper who needs to travel with a tent and outdoor gear, but also for the couple who is planning to add a four-legged friend or a baby to the mix. The 2019 Ford Escape seats five, comes with two LATCH car-seat connectors, and offers 34 cu-ft of rear cargo space. If you fold down the two rear seats, you can fill up to 68 cu-ft with everything from dog kennels and picnic baskets to kids' sports bags and holiday shopping finds.

4. Ready for new drivers

Got a teen in the household? If you're looking for a vehicle that can make the learning process a breeze, the 2019 Ford Escape is one to consider. This model year comes with loads of standard assist features including blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alerts, rear parking sensors, lane keep assist, and so much more to help new drivers feel confident behind the wheel (and ease parental worry!).

5. Able to tow for work or fun

Although the 2019 Ford Escape is considered a compact SUV, don't let the smaller chassis size fool you. The Titanium trim 2L four- or two-wheel drive options are ready to tow up to an estimated 3,500 lbs when properly equipped with the Class II Trailer towing package.

That's enough muscle to haul a small horse trailer, utility trailer for work, or pull-behind camper. Let the adventures begin!

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating


RepairPal gave the Ford Escape an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Ford Escape 14th out of 27 among Compact SUVs.

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