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Official 2023 Ford Escape Release Date, Specs and Features

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

Are you looking for a compact crossover that is fun and affordable? The Ford Escape is a mainstay in the class and a fan favorite at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. The latest addition to the Ford Escape lineup – the brand-new 2023 Ford Escape – will take your day-to-day commute to the next level and we are here to give you the ins and outs of this Ford crossover. Check out our overview of the official 2023 Ford Escape release dates, specs and features at Brandon Ford.

When Will the 2023 Ford Escape Be Available in Tampa FL?

We love the 2023 Ford Escape and cannot wait to get behind the wheel at Brandon Ford. Families interested in the latest edition of the Ford Escape will be able to get behind the wheel in Early 2023. When it makes its debut at Brandon Ford, the 2023 Ford Escape will be available in six standard grades – Base, Active, ST-Line, ST-Line Select, ST-Line Elite and Platinum – with a price tag that starts at $27,500. Tampa-area drivers interested in an ultra-efficient crossover can opt for Ford Escape Hybrid or Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid options.




What Are the 2023 Ford Escape Engine Options and Specs?

The brand-new 2023 Ford Escape will deliver a fun and fuel-efficient performance that drivers will love. An athletic 1.5-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine serves as the standard powertrain and is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Sport-tuned Ford Escape ST-Line entries will employ a pair of engine options – a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder that is expected to make 180 horsepower and a 2.0-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder expected to make 250 horsepower. 

The next-generation Ford Escape adds a hybrid and plug-in hybrid to the lineup that deliver impressive fuel economy and power. Ford Escape Hybrids employ a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle hybrid powertrain with a Continuously Variable Transmission that is expected to deliver an EPA-estimated 400-mile range. The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid employs a 210-horsepower 2.5-liter plug-in hybrid powertrain with a 37-mile electric range and EPA-estimated 550-mile total range.




The latest Ford Escape will feature a brand-new style that is headlined by standard LED headlights, seating for five passengers, second-row seats that move up to 5.9 inches, 60/40 split-folding rear seats and up to 65.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Drivers who love a more performance-tuned style can opt for Ford Escape ST-Line trim levels with a black mesh grille, a rear skid plate, a rear spoiler, a monochromatic color theme, a coast-to-coast LED light bar, 19-inch alloy wheels and much more.

The 2023 Ford Escape employs a revamped interior that you are sure to love. An Ebony interior is standard and can be upgraded with red accent stitching in Escape ST-Line trim levels. Highlights of the next-generation 2023 Ford Escape features list include an available 13.2-inch Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen infotainment system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, an updated center console, Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, Rear Parking Sensors and much more.

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