The New 2019 Ford Escape is at Zeck Ford Just in Time for the Holidays
Exceeding expectations, utility converges with performance in the 2019 Ford Escape, a rare species of a compact crossover vehicle, just arrived at Zeck Ford in Leavenworth. Ford has maintained the versatility of a sport utility vehicle but has improved the Escape to make it drive more like a sedan, all thanks to the powerful turbocharged engine and sporty handling.
Buyers will have increased confidence in rainy weather conditions with all-wheel drive as an optional add-on, while the Escape comes standard with front-wheel drive.
You have two main options when it comes to the engine power. On the more conservative side, you have a turbocharged 179 horsepower four-cylinder engine, and on the more adventurous side, you have the optional 2.0-liter engine with a massive 245 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard with both engines.
Which 2019 Ford Escape to Choose?
There are four different trim levels for the 2019 Ford Escape compact crossover sport utility vehicle, the S, the SE, the SEL, and the Titanium trims.
The S trim is going to be your standard base model, and the SE is the most popular model at our Leavenworth Ford dealership as it is a step up with better wheels, an engine upgrade, and many other available options including a power adjustable driver seat. Taking a leap beyond that, the SEL level trim adds numerous convenience bells and whistles to the mix in addition to everything offered in the SE trim level. The top of the line luxury model is the Titanium trim level that adds another even more powerful engine upgrade and many more luxury details, making it the top trim level for the 2019 Ford Escape.
2019 Ford Escape S
You start off with the base trim level or the Escape S, which includes cruise control, height adjustable driver seat, headlights with automatic capability, air conditioning system, 60/40 split reclining and folding rear seat, MyKey parental controls, a steering wheel telescoping and tilt adjustability, and 17-inch steel wheels. The base S trim level impresses with its technology features, with a rearview camera, Bluetooth, 4.2-inch central display screen, the Sync interface, integrated AppLink for smartphone connectivity, a six-speaker sound system including a built-in CD player, and a USB port. This trim level appeals to business fleet purchasers and may be harder than the others to locate.
2019 Ford Escape SE
When you take a step up from the Escape S to the Escape SE level trim, you acquire more features in addition to those on the S level trim. You automatically upgrade to 17-inch alloy wheels, gain keyless ignition, heated front seats, a satellite radio, additional chrome exterior trim, fog lights, roof rails, automatic dual-zone climate control system, paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel, window glass with sound reducing properties, a keypad for keyless entry, rear air vents, cloth upholstery, a power-adjustable (eight-way) driver’s seat including integrated power lumbar adjustment, rear center armrest, and last but not least, privacy glass for the rear. The engine is a turbocharged 1.5-liter, 179 horsepower plant with torque of 177 pounds per foot.
The SE trim level extends to you the Sync 3 package which is comprised of a nine-speaker sound system with integrated dual USB ports, enhanced voice controls, an eight-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Sync Connect with onboard Wi-Fi and remote app services, and Android Auto.
You are also now offered the Sport Appearance Package that will augment the model with partial leather upholstery, 19-inch black wheels, LED daytime running lights, a wrapped leather steering wheel, paddle shifters, and exterior black painted trim. All-wheel drive is an optional add-on for the SE level trim.
2019 Ford Escape SEL
A leap beyond the SE trim level is the Escape SEL trim level which includes all the aforementioned features and equipment that comes with the SE trim level in addition to premium cloth upholstery known to be beneficial in warmer weather, parking sensors on the rear, roof rack rails, side mirrors with power adjustability and heating functions, a power liftgate and a shift knob and steering wheel wrapped with leather.
Some extra optional add-ons that are available with this trim level are 18-inch wheels and a panoramic sunroof that make up the Sun and Style Package as well as the Sport Appearance Package with features that are similar to the Sport Appearance Package that is available for the SE trim level.
2019 Ford Escape Titanium
An entire staircase level higher than the Escape SEL trim level is your top of the line luxury Escape Titanium level trim. Starting with an upgraded turbocharged 245-horsepower 275 pounds per foot of torque four-cylinder engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, this is a powerful increase from the SE trim levels.
The Titanium trim level encompasses all of the SEL features and systems, and augments these with a power liftgate, ambient lighting for the interior, xenon headlights, driver seat memory setting capabilities, a 110-volt household type power outlets with 12-volt power outlets, 19-inch wheels, a remote start function, a rearview mirror with auto dimming feature, and 10-way power adjustable heated front seats. To further sweeten the deal, also included are front and rear parking sensors, a navigation system, an automated parallel, and perpendicular parking feature with front parking sensors, and last but not least, a Sony 10-speaker audio system including HD radio.
The packages available for the Titanium trim level add an updated 3500-pound towing capacity in a towing package. The Safe and Smart Package is offered on all of the SE, SEL, and Titanium trim levels boasting features such as a forward collision warning, automatic high beam lights, a blind spot monitoring system, a lane departure warning and intervention system, rear cross traffic alert feature, automatic wipers, adaptive cruise control, and an automatic emergency braking system.
There’s a 2019 Ford Escape for everyone, and they’re all here at Zeck Ford in Leavenworth. Come in today to see our wide selection of new and used Fords.