The 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton is one of the best selling vehicles in the expanding small crossover car segment. As such, Ford has changed nearly all aspects of the Escape from the previous year, which has resulted in a more capable and stylish car that has a host of technology, safety as well as efficiency upgrades. Some of the new features for the crossover as concerns the exterior include a steeply raked windshield and a character line across both of the flanks. There is also detailing under the hood, which highlights the blue oval badge that is in the grille. When it comes to driving impressions, the engine of 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton packs quite a punch, and will satisfy most average speed junkies. It also handles like a dream.
The 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.5 liter four cylinder engine that is good for about 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. There is also an option of a 1.6 liter ‘EcoBoost’ engine, which produces 178 horsepower and 184 pounds per foot of torque. The EcoBoost engines make their power from the help of turbo charging as well as direct fuel injection. In addition, exclusive to the EcoBoost motors is an active grille shutter system, which opens the slats of the grille when extra cooling air is required; at highway speeds, the slats close in order to improve the driving aerodynamics and bring out some extra mileage from the car. Along with each of the engines, is an efficient six speed automatic transmission. This allows manual gear changes from a switch that is located on the left side of the gear selector.
Other key technologies that come with the 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton include cruise control, which slows the vehicle down when the vehicle is cornering too fast. It also has torque-vectoring control that initiates brakes on the rear wheel and provides balanced handling when the road is twisty. The safety features include dual front, and full-length side curtain airbags plus traction and stability systems.Google+