2016 Ford Escape

Ford's first foray into the world of the crossover, the Ford Escape was grown to become one of the most successful crossover vehicles on the market. The 2016 Ford Escape plans to continue this trend, featuring sleek styling and one of the top interiors in the class. The Ford Escape comes in three trim levels: S, SE, and Titanium.

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Attractive and Versatile

The 2016 Ford Escape is another in a series of great-looking vehicles coming from Ford, with handsome sheet metal featuring an athletic stance and contemporary lines. The profile is arched, with lines weighted down towards the front, giving the illusion of constant motion. 17-inch steel wheels are standard on the S trim, with 17-inch aluminium, 18-inch aluminium or chrome, and 19-inch aluminium or chrome wheels available depending on the trim and options. Dual chrome exhausts are standard on the SE and Titanium models, along with fog lamps and silver front and rear skid plate inserts. Roof rails are optional on the SE trim and standard on the Titanium level. One of the most handy party tricks the Escape has in store is the Hands-Free, Foot-Activated Liftgate standard on the Titanium model. The Titanium also gets standard heated exterior windows to melt off the nasty winter icing.

Inside the cabin of the 2016 Ford Escape, there are plenty of soft-touch materials and cloth upholstery for the five occupants. The seats feature plenty of support and padding, with around 1,000 millimeters of head room throughout the cabin and over 1,400 millimeters of shoulder room for all passengers. Cargo space is also generous, with 971 liters behind the second row and 1,920 liters with the second row folded down. Ford updates the features available in the Escape for the new year as well, in place of the MyFord Touch system with the brand new, highly anticipated SYNC 3. This feature is available on the SE Convenience package, and is standard on the Titanium trim. The S and SE trims have the basic SYNC system as standard equipment. Other options on the SE trim that are standards on the Titanium are features such as leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated mirrors, remote ignition, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

Plenty of Power options to Choose From

The 2016 Ford Escape is available in both front- and four-wheel drive, although the base 2.5L Duratec is front-wheel-drive only. All models come with the 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission, and the maximum towing capacity when properly equipped is 1,587 kilograms.

2016 Ford Escape Engines

2.5L Duratec iVCT I4 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque
1.6L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 178 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque
2.0L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque

2016 Ford Escape Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy L/100km (MPG) City Highway
2.5L Duratec iVCT I4 Up to: 10.9 (26) Up to: 7.6 (37)
1.6L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 Up to: 10.1 (28) Up to: 7.4 (38)
2.0L EcoBoost Ti-VCT GTDI I-4 Up to: 10.9 (26) Up to: 7.9 (36)

Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.


The redesigned 2016 Ford Escape comes with a great pedigree, and plenty of awards to its name.

  1. 2013 Car of the Year from Popular Mechanics
  2. 2011 Consumer Guide Recommended Buy
  3. 2010 Ideal Vehicle Award Winner from AutoPacific
  4. 2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Award Winner from AutoPacific
  5. 2010 Consumer Digest Best Buy Award Winner

Safety Features

There are plenty of standard safety features on the 2016 Ford Escape, along with some options:

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with Brake Assist
  • Front and front seat side airbags
  • Full-length side curtain airbags
  • Driver's knee airbags
  • Traction control
  • Stability control
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Rearview camera and blind-spot mirrors standard on all trims - a 4.2-inch display is standard on the S and SE trims, while the Titanium trim has an 8-inch display
  • Optional blind spot warning system with cross-traffic alerts on Titanium


The 2016 Ford Escape is protected with numerous warranties.

  • Basic warranty: 3 years/60,000 km
  • Powertrain Limited Warranty: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Safety Restraint: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Corrosion: 5 years/Unlimited Distance

Some conditions apply. See Fernie Ford for full details in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada.

2016 Ford Escape for sale in Fernie, British Columbia

While there are plenty of small crossover vehicles on the market that excel in one area, the 2016 Ford Escape is the only one that manages to be flexible, accommodating, powerful, and a great value all at once. Any driver looking for a new vehicle should have the Ford Escape high on their test-drive list. Stop in and take a look at one today and get it out on the road for a drive!

Visit your local Fernie Ford Dealer - Fernie Ford and test drive the 2016 Ford Escape. The 2016 Ford Escape offers the latest technology and comes from an award-winning lineage. Learn more about the latest from Fernie Ford and their wide selection of pre-owned inventory today!

Disclaimer: Price subject to change without notice. See dealer for details.

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