2017 Ford Escape, Tested in Depth: Not the Star, but a Great Understudy


In the sea of small crossovers, the Escape is a strong swimmer. Distinctive, athletic looks; a quiet, mostly stylish interior; and a comfortable ride are all part of its appeal. Its handling is precise, predictable, and competent. The Sync 3 audio and touchscreen interface, introduced in 2016, are highly improved over the MyFord Touch system. The Mazda CX-5 is sportier, the Honda CR-V is roomier, and the Jeep Cherokee is, well, Jeepier. The Escape, however, is a solid all-around package that will satisfy a wide range of customers. In fact, it already does: behind the F-150 pickup truck, the Escape is Ford’s best-selling vehicle. READ MORE ››

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