The creation of Ford Escape started in 1997, but Ford analyzed quite a long time on how much mass can be small SUV, so that Escape would not become only low volume product. Ford Escape was developed in cooperation with Mazda Motor Corp. On its size, it exceeds 165 mm compared to Grand Cherokee, so the length of Escape is 4394 mm.
The base version is equipped with 2 litre, 130-horsepower, and 4-cylinder Zetec. As an option, there is a 3 liter engine with 200-horsepower, 6-cylinder Duratec V-shape. It is front-wheel drive, but as an option, it can be complete. 5-speed manual transmission as a standard engine 2.0 litre Zetec or automatic transmission with an engine 3.0 litre Duratec V-6.
The first generation of Ford Escape (2000-2007)
The first generation of Ford Escape was introduced in North America in 2000. This model was on the market somewhere between big Explorer and less sport utility vehicles.
The second generation of Ford Escape (2008-2012)
The second generation of Ford Escape was presented to the public at the International Auto Show in Los Angeles in 2006.
The third generation of Ford Escape (since 2013)
Completely updated 2013 was introduced in 2011 at the auto show in Los Angeles. The new model is created on the same platform as the new Ford Focus 2012.
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