2019 Ford Escape Review

The 2019 Ford Escape is the clever, capable and confident SUV that builds on its heritage with modern technology, three powerful engines and the flexibility that allows you to do more.

What Are The 2019 Ford Escape Highlights?

  • Choice of 3 engines that provide both power and efficiency including a 245 horsepower twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost I-4
  • Provides customers with the capability they have come to expect from Escape, with a 3500-lb. max towing capacity and available Intelligent 4WD
  • Stylish front fascia, grille, hood, headlamp and taillamp design
  • 60/40 split-fold-down rear back seats with up to 68 cu. ft. of storage provide the flexibility to haul what you need from groceries to snowboards
  • Available voice-activated SYNC 3 with 8" color LCD touchscreen for accessing smartphones lets customers listen to music, make hands-free phone calls, access apps, and much more
  • Available FordPass Connect allows customers to locate their vehicle, remotely start the vehicle, check the status of the vehicle (e.g. fuel level) and more
  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support helps maintain a comfortable distance from the vehicles ahead
  • Available Enhanced Active Park Assist makes parallel parking as easy as pushing a button
  • Available hands-free, foot-activated liftgate makes cargo loading and unloading even easier

What 's New On The 2019 Ford Escape?

Multiple new features have been added to the 2019 Ford Escape.  Each of these enhances the product.  New features on the 2019 Ford Escape include:

  • ActiveX seating material standard on SEL
  • Black roof-rail crossbars available as Factory-invoiced Accessory (FIA)
  • FordPass Connect availability has changed
  • Intelligent Access with Push-button Start standard on SE and SEL
  • One-touch up/down power windows standard on SE and SEL
  • Panoramic Vista Roof availability has changed
  • Remote Start System standard on SE and SEL
  • Single-CD Player is no longer available
  • SYNC 3 standard on SE
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System no longer available on SE or SEL
  • Aluminum wheel availability revised
  • Exterior colors added:
    • Agate Black(1) (UM)
    • Baltic Sea Green(1) (BG)
    • Sedona Orange(1) (BP)
  • Exterior color deleted:
    • Blue (FT)
    • Cinnamon Glaze (EC)
    • Shadow Black (G1)
    • White Gold (GN)

What Is The Price Of The 2019 Ford Escape?

Ford suggests a manufacturers retail price of $24,105 for the base trim level.  At our Tri Ford Dealership in Highland, IL we have multiple trim levels and always have the best deals in town. Check out our selection of new Ford Escape inventory.

What Are The 2019 Ford Escape Standard Features?

For 2019 the Ford Escape includes multiple standard features that includes auto start-stop technology, personalized lane keeping system adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support and a hand-free, foot activated gate.

Plus many other features:

  • Class II Trailer Tow Package
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • 2.5L iVCT, new twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost and new 1.5L EcoBoost engines
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist System
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • SYNC and SYNC 3
  • FordPass Connect
  • Intelligent 4WD System

What Kind Of Fuel Economy Does The 2019 Ford Escape Get?

The 2019 Ford Escape gets on average 25 MPG. This will depend upon the engine.Below highlights all of the vehicles MPG tiers.

2019 Ford Escape EPA-Estimated Ratings

Engine/TransmissionCity/Hwy/Combined mpg
2.5L iVCT I-4 Automatic (FWD)21/29/24
1.5L EcoBoost I-4/Automatic (FWD)23/30/26
1.5L EcoBoost I-4/Automatic (4WD)22/28/24
Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost I-4/Automatic (FWD)22/29/25
Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost I-4/Automatic (4WD)21/27/23

What Are The 2019 Ford Escape Trim Levels?

There are more options than ever to pick your perfect trim level on the 2019 Ford Escape. Trim levels include the Ford S, SE, SEL and Titanium.  And brand new for 2019 the Ford Safe and Smart SE/SEL and Titanium packages. Plus Ford is now offering a Sun and Style Package or S/SE Sport Package.

What Is The Towing Capacity of the 2019 Ford Escape?

A 3500 lbs. max or less towing capacity is what the 2019 Ford Escape is capable of with the Twin-Scroll 2.0 EcoBoost engine.

2019 Ford Escape Trailer Towing

Towing ClassLight Duty Class I (2.5L iVCT, 1.5L EcoBoost, twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost)
Medium Duty Class II (Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost with Class II Trailer Tow Package)
Gross Trailer Weight (lbs.)1500 lbs. max. or less (2.5L iVCT)
2000 lbs. max. or less (1.5L EcoBoost)
3500 lbs. max. or less (Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost with Class II Trailer Tow Package)
Maximum Tongue Load (lbs.)150 lbs. (2.5L iVCT)
200 lbs. (1.5L EcoBoost)
350 lbs. (Twin-scroll2.0L EcoBoost with Class II Trailer Tow Package)
Hitch DesignLoad-carrying

How Does The 2019 Ford Escape Compare To The Competitors?

For a small SUV the Ford Escape continues to outshine it's competitors.  Whether it is the 2.0L EcoBoost engine that beats the Honda CR-V in horsepower, torque and towing or the features like a rain sensing windshield that the Toyota RAV4 doesn't carry, the Ford Escape outclasses the competition.  Do You Dare To Compare?

Find a Ford Escape Dealer Near Me

Tri Ford in Highland, IL welcomes Collinsville, Glen Carbon, Troy and allother Illinois area drivers to our full service car, truck and SUV dealership. Tri Fordis located at 12610 IL-143, Highland, IL 62249. Find a Ford Escape dealer near you or call888-769-4923.


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