Discover the 2018 Ford Escape Near Waterbury, CT

The 2018 Ford Escape is Now Available in Watertown!

The Ford Escape has long been a top contender in the compact SUV segment. It's well-balanced and versatile, so it's ideal for a lot of individuals and families in the Waterbury and Naugatuck area. As far as we're concerned, a new Ford Escape is impossible to beat.

What's New for the Ford Escape in 2018?

For 2018, Ford provides another Escape trim level, the SEL. It's a great option just under the top-of-the-line Titanium trim. The Escape SEL offers coveted features like LED lighting, power liftgate, leather-trimmed seating, and more. Some feature availability has been rearranged throughout the new Escape lineup, but all your favorite features are still offered.

Performance and Engines

The Ford Escape provides a very pleasant and easy driving experience with its standard 2.5-liter engine, offering up 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. Even taking fast corners on back roads in New Milford, the Escape gives you better feedback and response than most of its competitors.

If you're interested in a more engaging and exhilarating drive, there's definitely an option for you in the 2018 Escape lineup. Go for the Titanium trim level of the Escape, which features a  turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. It produces 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, so you can enjoy spirited drives around Bristol or Southington.

A tow package allows you to tow up to 2,000 pounds with the Escape, which is great for some extra cargo capacity or hauling your toys around.

Interior Features and Amenities

When it comes to this SUV, you have options; you can find a new Escape with all the features you could ever want, or opt for a more basic model that'll fit your budget nicely. But even a base level Escape offers convenient, functional tech. Standard features include a rearview camera, a central display screen, and the SYNC® system with Bluetooth and smartphone integration.

Optional equipment includes cool features like a panoramic sunroof, navigation, an 8-inch touchscreen, a power liftgate, and remote start. Heated seats are available early on in the lineup, along with dual-zone automatic climate control. If you upgrade to SYNC® 3, you can have a wi-fi hotspot right in your new Escape.

Find Your Escape & Buy Transparently at Shaker's Family Ford

If you're interested in learning more about the 2018 Ford Escape, or if you'd like to try it out yourself from the driver's seat, we encourage you to visit our Watertown dealership today! At Shaker's Family Ford, you won't just find the newest Ford cars and SUVs; you'll also enjoy the benefits of our Buy Transparently philosophy. That means we'll make certain you understand how we arrive at our prices, give you the opportunity to compare them with other dealerships, and customize a finance plan just for you. Ready to get started?

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