Friday, December 28, 2012

What's important on the all new 2013 Ford Escape

The 2013 Ford Escape has been completely redesigned and has many new features. Here are some highlights of whats important to know about these changes:

Model Lineup

• All-new four-model lineup for 2013
– S
– SE
– SEL
– Titanium

Safety and Security

• Next-generation Ford airbag technology
• Driver knee airbag
• Safety Canopy System with rollover sensor
• Front-seat side airbags
• New seat and head restraint design
• Instrument panel designed to reduce knee damage
• LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
• MyKey

Comfort and Convenience

• Hill start assist
• Forward Sensing System
• Reverse Sensing System
• Rain-sensing windshield wipers
• Active park assist
• Rear view camera
• BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
• Hands-free power liftgate
• Heated front seats
• Media hub
• 110-volt AC outlet
• HD Radio™ with iTunes® tagging capability
• Sony®-branded audio system
• SYNC with MyFord and SYNC with MyFord Touch
• Power panoramic Vista Roof
• Wi-Fi® connectivity
• Intelligent Access with push-button start
• Adjustable two-position load floor


Quality/Reliability/Durability
• Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor
• Suspension enhancements
• Durability testing
• NVH enhancements

Design and Styling
• All-new exterior styling 
– Power dome hood
– Wraparound headlamps
– Upper grille with chrome bar
– Large trapezoidal lower grille
– Angled beltline and lower rocker panels
– Smooth, low-profile roof rails
– Large wheel well openings surround all-new wheel and tire combinations
– Wraparound rear glass
– Large central tailgate grab handle
• All-new interior styling 
– Command seating 
– New material/finish combinations on seats, door trim, center stack and instrument panel
– Ambient lighting
– Built-in storage includes covered floor storage bin, map pockets and cupholders with cutouts designed to accommodate juice boxes
• New exterior colors 
– New Deep Impact Blue Metallic (J4)
– New Frosted Glass Metallic (P9)
– New Ginger Ale Metallic (JY)
– New Kodiak Brown Metallic (J1)
– New Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat (RR)
– New White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat (UG)

2013 Escape Class Exclusive Features
• Active Grille Shutter System
• Active park assist
• Hands-free power liftgate
• MyKey