Who would have thought that a compact crossover like the 2016 Escape S could be such a powerhouse? Well, it assuredly is. Ford has done an incredible job engineering this one, offering consumers like you two motor choices that they will undoubtedly find to be scintillating. No matter your choice, performance will be a delight—let’s dig into the details below!
The standard configuration of this 2016 Escape S comes with a peppy 3.5L four-cylinder that makes roaming the streets of Seattle, Bellevue, and Renton undeniably pleasurable. The powertrain reacts the moment you press the pedal, supplying 168 horses and 170-lb.-ft. of torque. It’s paired with a Selectshift automatic transmission that has a manual mode you can switch into at will, enabling hands-on shifting whenever you feel up for it.
If the aforementioned engine isn’t quite what you’re looking for, the 2016 Escape S also comes with the option of a magnificent 2.0L EcoBoost that makes for some thrilling drives. It provides a total of 240 HP and 270-lb.-ft of torque. Plus, all-wheel-drive equips you for the trails, as well.