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Rejuvenated, this version of the Ford Escape came to market solid, sophisticated, and athletic. Genuinely qulifying as fun-to-drive, this one delivers agile handling, along with an impressively supple and composed ride. The cabin is quiet and feels substantial. Further, a long list of desirable and high-tech options can make the Escape feel like a luxury-branded small SUV. Three different engines were offered.
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Skip over the base S model. It has an antiquated 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, limited equipment, and comes only in front-wheel-drive form. Leave this one for the rental fleets. The mid-level SE offers a long list of options. Strongly consider getting the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine; it gets th...
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