2018 Ford Escape SE
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Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

MPG (City/Highway)

22/28

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$27,050

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Summary

The 2018 Ford Escape SE comes equipped with a powerful EcoBoost 1.5L I-4 179hp intercooled turbo engine and a smooth 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. It features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, and a Safety Canopy System with curtain airbags for added protection. The driver knee airbag and airbag occupancy sensor ensure maximum safety. The Escape SE also offers automatic air conditioning, 17″ aluminum wheels, cruise control, and ABS and driveline traction control. With its four-wheel drive capability, this SUV is ready to tackle any terrain.

2018 Ford Escape SE price

Base MSRP

$27,050

Delivery charges

$995

Invoice price

$25,834

Total price

$28,045

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2018 Ford Escape SE warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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Months: 60

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2018 Ford Escape SE Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Light Stone w/Heated Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Heated Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
Blue Metallic
Shadow Black
White Gold Metallic
Magnetic Metallic...
Lightning Blue Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Oxford White
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Engine

Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine Size (l) 2
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement (cc) 2,000
Compressor Intercooled Turbo
Drive Type 4X4
Horsepower (rpm) 5,500
Horsepower (hp) 245
Torque (rpm) 3,000
Torque Lb (ft) 275
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 9.99
Bore (mm) 87.40
Bore (in) 3.44

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 15.70
Grade 59.42

Mileage

EPA City Economy 22
EPA Highway Economy 28
EPA Combined Economy 24
Cruising Range City (mi) 345.4
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 439.6

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.58
Second Gear Ratio 2.96
Third Gear Ratio 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.44
Fifth Gear Ratio 1
Sixth Gear Ratio 0.74
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.94
Electric Limited Slip Differential 3.51

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 178.11
Overall Width (in) 72.40
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 72.40
Overall Height (in) 66.30
Track Width Front (in) 61.50
Track Width Rear (in) 61.60
Wheelbase (in) 105.91

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 98.10
Front Head Room (in) 39.90
Rear Head Room (in) 39
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 55.30
Front Leg Room (in) 43.10
Rear Leg Room (in) 36.80
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 34
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 68
Cargo Volume To Seat1 (cu.ft) 67.80
Cargo Volume To Seat2 (cu.ft) 34.30
Cargo Volume To Seat3 (cu.ft) 34.30

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,668
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 38.80
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 19.40

Trailering

Max Capacity (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 2,000

Braking

Type 4-Wheel Disc
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12.80
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Size P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact

Suspensions

Front Type Strut
Front Type Extended Strut
Rear Type Short And Long Arm
Rear Type Extended Short And Long Arm

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 06/10/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V413000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2019 Escape, 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2021 Transit Connect, And 2015-2018 Edge Vehicles. The Bushing That Attaches The Shifter Cable To The Transmission May Degrade Or Detach.

    Recall Consequences

    A Damaged Or Missing Bushing May Prevent The Vehicle From Shifting Into The Intended Gear, And Cause The Vehicle To Move In An Unexpected Direction. Additionally, The Vehicle May Roll After The Driver Selects The 'Park' Position. Either Scenario Increases The Risk Of A Crash Or Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Under Hood Shift Bushing And Add A Protective Cap Over The Shift Cable Bushing, Free Of Charge. Interim Owner Notification Letters, Informing Owners Of The Safety Risk, Were Mailed July 1, 2022. Remedy Parts Are Expected To Be Available In 4Th Quarter 2022. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed October 27, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22S43.

  • Recall Date 02/12/2018

    Campaign ID; 18V104000

    Component Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2018 Ford Escape And Lincoln Mkc Vehicles. These Vehicles May Be Equipped With Incorrect Front Brake Hoses That May Chafe Against Other Components, Possibly Resulting In A Brake Fluid Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    A Brake Fluid Leak May Lengthen The Distance Needed To Stop The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Brake Hoses, Replacing Any That Are Incorrect, Free Of Charge. The Recall Is Expected To Begin March 2018. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 18S04.

  • Recall Date 12/18/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V803000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2018 Ford Escape Vehicles. The Side Curtain Air Bags On These Vehicles Have A Component That May Detach During Deployment Of The Inflatable Curtain Air Bag.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Component Detaches During Deployment, It May Enter The Passenger Compartment And Be A Projectile Within The Vehicle Cabin, Increasing The Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Driver And Passenger Side Curtain Air Bags, As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Is Expected To Begin January 2018. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 17S44.

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