2023 Ford Escape Hybrid Owner's Manual
2023 Ford Escape Hybrid is a front-wheel drive five-seater compact SUV, the representative of the fourth generation has undergone a facelift and is ready to conquer consumers. After the update, the manufacturer modernized the technical content as much as possible.
The representative of the new model year has:
• Hybrid powertrain;
• Optimal set of technologies;
• Confident and powerful look.
Consumers also paid attention to the shortcomings that could not be eliminated. The car needs an improvement in economy, as well as an improvement in driving quality.
For hybrid models of Ford Escape Hybrid, the competition is quite tough. The crossover loses some ground compared to such advanced rivals as:
- Toyota RAV4 Hybrid;
- RAV4 Prime PHEV;
- Hyundai Tucson;
- Kia Sportage.
Compared to competitors, the crossover is inferior in power, refined interior and availability of all-wheel drive.
Previously, the manufacturer offered the model in several configurations. In 2023, the Ford Escape Hybrid became a separate model, the base price of which starts at 41,995 US dollars. This cost is more expensive than most competitors. A panoramic sunroof or a premium package are available for an additional fee, which will increase the price to $48,000.
The following models are available in the list of versions: ST-Line Select Hybrid, Platinum Hybrid, ST-Line Elite Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid.
The front part of the body has been updated as much as possible. The radiator grille has moved higher, closer to the hood line. The basic configuration is presented with LED headlights. Basic models received reflective optics, for expensive equipment, lensed optics are provided.
Updates also affected the rear lights, but the rear bumper did not change its shape. The rear lights have a modern geometry and consist of two segments: on the rear wing and on the tailgate.
2023 Ford Escape Hybrid Specifications
The car is equipped with a hybrid installation with an in-line four-cylinder engine. The working volume is 2.5 liters; the power of the installation is 163 horsepower. The torque figure is 210 Nm. The model is available with front-wheel drive as standard, although all-wheel drive is available as an option. The engines are combined with a CVT automatic variator.
Such a power unit allows you to reach a speed of 100 km/h in 8.7 seconds. Fuel consumption is 5.4 liters for the city and 6.3 liters for driving on the highway.
An internal combustion engine and an electric motor drive the front wheels, the possibility of working in electric or mixed mode is provided. The front suspension is independent, represented by McPherson struts. The rear suspension is independent multi-link. The car is equipped with front and rear disc brakes. Steering is represented by a steering rack and a gear.
The maximum towing capacity is 680 kg.
2023 Ford Escape Hybrid Dimensions
The car remained in its previous dimensions. The model parameters are as follows:
- Length – 4575 mm;
- Width – 1882 mm;
- Height – 1679 mm;
- Wheelbase – 2710 mm.
The interior of the car is comfortable and spacious, so it is pleasant to spend a lot of time here. Long trips will not be burdensome and tiring. Premium materials are used in the interior decoration. The seats have a luxurious configuration and upholstery. The front seats are equipped with heating. The driver’s seat is electrically operated and adjustable in 8 directions. Heating is provided for the steering wheel in premium versions.
Thanks to the ergonomic design, the cabin provides all the necessary functions. One-zone or two-zone automatic climate control provides comfort in the cabin.
Intelligent access with push-button start is provided. The gear switch is made in the form of a rotary disc and is as convenient to use as possible. The rearview mirror is equipped with automatic dimming.
The technological update of the hybrid model is impressive, including a complete list of systems and technologies:
- 8 or 13.2-inch touch displays of the multimedia system;
- Wireless compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphones;
- SiriusXM satellite radio;
- Wireless charging panel;
- Built-in navigation;
- B&O audio system with 6 or 10 speakers;
- Wi-Fi access point.
Five people are comfortably accommodated in the cabin, and a spacious trunk is also provided. There is enough space in the cabin for placing small things: door pockets, cup holders, niches.
The 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid is equipped with a set of features that are standard on Ford-Co-Pilot360TM, and provide assistance to the driver during traffic situations. The complex includes collision prevention, pedestrian recognition, automatic emergency braking, cross-traffic assistance, and BLIS blind spot monitoring. Additionally, adaptive cruise control, lane centering, speed sign recognition, and rear parking sensors are provided. The car received a rearview camera or an all-round camera, a projection display.
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Common reasons that the 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid will not start are a dead battery, a starter or alternator malfunction.
1) The simplest one can be seen on the windshield on the driver's side - at the very bottom.
2) The Vin number is also stamped in the front passenger floor under the trim.
These are the most common places where you can see the VIN code of a Ford. If you can't find the 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid VIN number, look in the owner's manual.
Every 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid requires maintenance at least once a year or approximately every 10,000 miles, you can find out exactly in the owner's manual for your car.
Your 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid should have tires replaced approximately every 4 years or approximately 30,000 miles, and it is recommended that tires be checked periodically for wear and damage.
Batteries wear out for many reasons, there is no ideal time frame, but on average, replace the battery in your 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid every 4 years.