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Examining the Four Powertrain Options for the 2021 Ford Escape

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

The 2005 Ford Escape lineup made history by featuring the first hybrid SUV the world had ever seen in the form of the 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid. And now, the new 2021 Ford Escape lineup is continuing that impressive legacy by offering not one, but two hybrid powertrains to choose from – in addition to the two gasoline engines also available to choose from. That’s right, the 2021 Escape lineup has four new powertrain options for our customers here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. But which 2021 Escape powertrain should you choose when it all arrives this fall? Let’s figure that out right here as we examine the four powertrain options for the 2021 Ford Escape lineup.

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How Powerful are the Four Powertrain Options for the 2021 Ford Escape Lineup?

As we pointed out in our introduction, the new Ford Escape lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, offers you a total of four powertrains to choose from when picking out your 2021 Escape. Two of these engines – a 1.5-liter EcoBoost inline 3-cylinder engine featuring a horsepower rating of 180 and a torque rating of 177 pound-feet, and a 2.0-liter EcoBoost inline 4-cylinder engine featuring a horsepower rating of 250 and a torque rating of 275 pound-feet – are regular gasoline engines. The other two powertrain options, however, are hybrid powertrains. These powertrains feature either a 2.5-liter FHEV Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine featuring a horsepower rating of 198 or a 2.5-liter PHEV Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine featuring a horsepower rating of 209.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2021 Ford Escape lineup or if you’d like more information about all of the other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs available here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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