One of the first things we took an in-depth look at when the new 2021 Ford Escape lineup was first unveiled was the lineup’s four powertrain options. Now, this shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who regularly follows our Brandon Ford Blog, but it was even more important than usual this time around because the 2021 Escape lineup’s unveiling showed us the new 2021 Escape Hybrid models that are coming along with the rest of the lineup. And those new 2021 Escape Hybrid models feature some impressive new EV Drive Modes, which is what we’re going to take an in-depth look at right here.
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There is a total of four EV Drive Modes that you can utilize with the new Ford Escape lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. They are Auto EV Mode, EV Now Mode, EV Later Mode, and EV Charge Mode. But just seeing the names of these new EV Drive Modes probably doesn’t mean anything to you, so let’s check out what each one does. Auto EV Mode puts the decision-making in the hands of your new 2021 Escape, meaning the vehicle will decide whether to use the gas engine or electric power to power your 2021 Escape. EV Now Mode is pretty self-explanatory, as engaging it means your 2021 Escape is running on electric power only. EV Later Mode is, obviously, the opposite of EV Now Mode, as it conserves your all-electric miles for later while engaging the gas-powered engine of your 2021 Escape. Finally, there’s EV Charge Mode, which allows you to charge your battery and gain electric miles to utilize later while engaging the gas-powered engine of your new Escape.
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