New 2023 Ford Escape Is More Stylish and Smarter Than Ever

With Advanced Hybrid Engines and a New Sporty ST-Line, Escape Is Ready For Your Next Getaway

November 14, 2022 | East Brookfield, MA

The forward-thinking designers and engineers at Ford have given the fun-to-drive Escape a complete makeover for 2023 with advanced EcoBoost, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain options and a sporty ST-Line that is decked out in upscale features and design accents that speak to a new generation of Ford drivers. Alexa-Built-In and SYNC® 4 with Enhanced Voice Recognition and Connected Built-In Navigation are among the available technology options that make the new Escape an attractive option for East Brookfield commuters and weekend warriors alike.

"The new Escape is the perfect getaway vehicle," said brand manager Adrienne Zaski. "From large touchscreens that can wirelessly display Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ while your phone stays in your pocket to a sliding second row that offers more legroom, it makes everyday adventures easy to handle - from meetings on the fly, to coffee runs with friends, or even a power nap in the back seat."

The Sporty New Escape ST-Line in East Brookfield MA

Inside and out, the Escape ST-Line offers a bold, new look. Athletic touches like the sleek black mesh front grille, unique rear skid plate and large single-wing rear spoiler set this Escape apart from the pack. A monochromatic paint scheme covers every surface down to the molding to give the ST-Line Escape a dynamic, refined appearance. The fully-loaded ST-Line Elite features a striking "cost-to-coast" LED light bar that spans the front-end from headlight to headlight for a cutting-edge look.

Available in 3 model trims, the ST-Line offers East Brookfield Ford drivers a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine producing 180-hp with front-wheel or available all-wheel-drive or an available front-wheel-drive hybrid option. The next-level ST-Line Select and ST-Line Elite both offer and available 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine producing 250-hp with all-wheel-drive standard and an available hybrid powertrain.

Inside the ST-Line's cabin, drivers experience a sporty ebony upholstery with red stitching highlights on the door panels, seat trim, center arm rest, floor mats and flat-bottomed steering wheel. On the ground, 18-inch Rock Metallic painted aluminum wheels come standard, while the ST-Line Select model offers the optional 19-inch Machine-Faced Ebony Painted aluminum wheels that come standard on the ST-Line Elite model.

The 2023 Ford Escape Model Lineup

Premiering alongside the new ST-Line are the Escape Base, Escape Active™, Platinum and Plug-in Hybrid models. Escape Base and Active models come equipped with a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine with front-wheel or available all-wheel drive, while the Platinum model gives customers a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine with all-wheel drive and a hybrid powertrain option with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The Base model comes with an Ebony interior, while the Escape Active, Platinum and Plug-in Hybrid models offer a choice of Ebony and Space Gray. With ample seating for 5 passengers, the rear seat is adjustable up to six inches to maximize legroom or expand your cargo volume.

new features include a 13.2-inch center-stack screen for easy viewing and available technologies include Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, Predictive Speed Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Braking, Reverse Brake Assist, Evasive Steering Assist and Connected Built-In Navigation. Other available amenities include a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel cluster, Rear Parking Sensors, 360-degree camera3 and a wireless charging pad.

Escape Hybrids Give You More Choices

The 2023 Ford Escape gives consumers the power of choice with two options of either a full hybrid or Plug-In Hybrid powertrain. The Escape Plug-In Hybrid model includes Ford's advanced fourth-generation hybrid propulsion system, which includes a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle hybrid engine and electronic continuously variable transmission. The front-wheel drive hybrid model is projected to produce a combined system of 210 hp. Drivers have the flexibility of choosing multiple drive modes for each situation. EV Now mode switches power to all-electric. EV Later mode switches to full gas-powered driving to conserve electric power for future use. Auto EV mode allows the Escape's computer to decide for you.

Whichever Escape is right for you and your driving needs, look to the Ford experts at Lamoureux Ford to give you more information and help you get behind the wheel of the revolutionary Escape SUV to explore all the tech, styling, safety and performance features it has to offer. We're confident that when you test drive a new 2023 Escape, you'll be sold on it's stunning appearance, comfortable cabin and unbeatable value it gives you for your car shopping dollar. Come visit us today for your Escape test drive!