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2018 Ford Escape Engine Options and Power Ratings

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

The 2018 Ford Escape has arrived here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, and we’ve got to say – it’s more powerful, more capable and more fun to drive than ever before. That’s because the new Ford Escape lineup features a trio of powerful and capable engines to choose from, along with a spaciously comfortable interior, a sleek and sporty exterior and an extensive list of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. But it’s the powertrain choices and features we’re going to focus on here, as we learn all about the engine options and power ratings of the 2018 Ford Escape.

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What are the Engine Choices for the 2018 Ford Escape at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

As we mentioned above, the new Ford Escape lineup gives you the choice between three powerful, capable and efficient engines. One is a 2.5-liter I-4 engine offering 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. Another is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine offering 179 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Last but certainly not least, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine is also available. This engine offers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Ford Escape lineup also gives you the choice between front-wheel drive and Intelligent four-wheel drive. As for your transmission, each engine is paired with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. These powertrains can also let you tow up to 3,500 pounds with your new Escape.

For more on the 2018 Ford Escape or any of our other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.