New Ford Escape in Ponderay ID

An In-Depth Look at the Ford Escape at Mike White Ford Sandpoint

Compact crossover SUVs are ideal for daily urban commuting. They merge the utility you would find in an SUV with the convenience and comfort of a regular car. The Ford Escape stays true to this sentiment, as seen in its build and design. The Escape is well suited to paved road driving and has impeccable ride quality. The Escape is a favorite of many of our customers here in Ponderay, ID, making it one of the most popular options in its class. Read on to find out what makes it such a capable crossover SUV.


The Escape is available with many powertrain options, which allow it to have many possible applications. Base models come with a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine, which produces 181 horsepower. It is also available with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 250 horsepower. This powertrain has a towing capability of up to 3,500 pounds, making it a great option for Bonner's Ferry adventurers. Both these engines come mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and are available with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The Escape is also available with a hybrid powertrain, composed of one electric motor and a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 221 horsepower, and is also available in a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The 11.2-kWh battery pack of this plug-in hybrid version promises an all-electric range of up to 37 miles.


The infotainment system on the base model of the Ford Escape is made up of an AM/FM radio, which comes with a 4.2-inchdisplay. Higher trim levels feature the SYNC® 3 infotainment system, which comes with an eight inch touchscreen display. This system supports Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® to allow Spirit Lake, ID drivers to quickly connect their smartphone. All Escape models support the smartphone app, which opens up its realm of capabilities. Other optional features include:

  • A 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen Play premium audio system
  • In-dash navigation
  • A 12.3-inch digital gauge display
  • A head-up display

Aside from the standard safety features on the Ford Escape, you can also enjoy driver-assist technologies like:

  • Automated emergency braking
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Blind-spot monitoring

Interior and Exterior Features

The Escape has a notably roomy cabin, which can comfortably accommodate five adults. The interior dashboard and upholstery are made of quality material, giving it a sophisticated but simple elegance. You will likely find textured cloth on the base models and faux leather on higher level trims. The cargo hold is spacious enough to allow for mild hauling when needed. This interior is thoughtfully styled to ensure an excellent cabin experience while driving around Sagle, ID.

The exterior of the Escape adopts a classic design, with a modernized grille bearing the Ford badging. There are numerous available colorways to choose from to ensure every buyer's preferences are met. The Escape's unique build and design make it stand out on Libby, MT roads. Its size and dimensions allow for precise maneuverability during urban driving.

Trim Level Breakdown

The available trim levels for the Ford Escape include:

  • S
  • SE
  • SEL
  • Titanium

The S is the base model of the Ford Escape. The SE adds Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, the SYNC® 3 infotainment system and more. The SEL is loaded with features like a Remote Start System and dual-zone automatic climate control. The Titanium trim level offers Newport, WA shoppers great value, offering luxury amenities like heated front seats, a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat and ActiveX™ upholstery.

The SE, SEL and Titanium are available with Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid options, as well.

Our dealership has a team of professionals ready to assist with maintenance and service tasks for your next Ford. Interested buyers in Ponderay, ID may also consult our finance center for advice on the best possible finance option for their dream car. It is also possible to place a custom factory order to help you get exactly what you want in your Ford Escape.

The Ford Escape is packed with numerous features that make it a top pick for car buyers around Ponderay, ID. It is extremely reliable and offers great utility for its value. Interested car buyers are welcome to visit us at Mike White Ford Sandpoint to browse our full inventory of new Ford SUVs, trucks and cars. Feel free to ask for a test drive to gain better insight on what vehicle you are buying.

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