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2023 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2023 Ford Escape Review

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2023 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2023 Ford Escape is a fourth-generation front-wheel drive crossover that is manufactured for the American consumer. The model has undergone restyling and already impresses with its originality, sporty character and strong style. The car is ideal for both family trips and work assignments.

On this page you will find a owner’s manual for the car 2023 Ford Escape, which you can view online in pdf format or download for free to your computer.

The SUV is a worthy competitor thanks to the following characteristics:

β€’ Elegant exterior design;
β€’ Economy of transmissions;
β€’ A set of driver assistance functions.

2023 Ford Escape Trims & Price

Among the shortcomings, consumers single out rather rough engine noise and quite a lot of cheap plastic elements in the decoration.
The model is presented in several versions, which differ in equipment and set of driver assistants:

  • Base
  • Active
  • ST-Line
  • Platinum
  • PHEV

The cost of the basic model starts at 29,495 US dollars. The ST-Line configuration, which includes a powerful engine, 18-inch wheels, and an elegant interior, was the best option in terms of cost and equipment.


Mazda CX-50, Volkswagen Tiguan, and KIA Sportage are among the main rivals in the SUV class.


Among the main changes in 2023, the most noticeable was the modern appearance of the front part of the car. The radiator grille has increased in size and has become much wider compared to its predecessors. The oval logo of the brand is located on it.

The air intake on the front bumper repeats the lines of the radiator grille. The hood and bumper have acquired modern lines. Different geometry of the wheels add to the side view of the speakers.

Changes also affected the main optics. LED headlights are located in two segments and connected by a horizontal LED line that emphasizes the line of the hood.

In general, the car began to visually resemble the design of the sports Mustang Match-E.

2023 Ford Escape Specifications

For the 2023 Ford Escape, a line of power units is provided. The list includes an in-line three-cylinder EcoBoost engine with a working volume of 1.5 liters. Also, the car can be equipped with both front and all-wheel drive as an option.

Also, after modernization, a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with a working volume of 2 liters was provided. Such a power unit is capable of producing 250 horsepower. Such a motor makes it possible to accelerate to the first hundred kilometers in 5.7 seconds.

Gasoline power units are combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission.

For a worthy competition, the manufacturer offers two options of hybrid engines that work with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder in-line engine. One of them. Which is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 10.7 kWh, to the power supply network. According to the manufacturer’s claims, this power is enough to cover 59 km on electricity alone. The power of such a power unit is 210 horsepower. It was possible to reach 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds.

Both hybrid engines are paired with a continuously variable transmission.

The braking system is represented by rear disc and front ventilated disc brakes.

2023 Ford Escape Dimensions

The car has the same parameters as its predecessor:

β€’ Wheelbase – 2710 mm;
β€’ Length – 4574 mm;
β€’ Width – 1882 mm;
β€’ Height – 1678 mm.


The interior of the car is spacious and comfortable. There is enough space for adult passengers in the back row of seats. For inexpensive configurations, the interior is dominated by plastic trim and textured fabric upholstery. For the top versions, high-quality materials are used, for example, artificial leather. The cabin has niches and containers for storing small things: niches, cup holders, door pockets.
Bucket-shaped seats help to avoid fatigue during long trips.

An 8-inch multimedia screen is provided for the basic configuration. For improved models, infotainment systems with a touch screen with a diagonal of 13.2 inches are available. The screens work with the Sync 4 interface and are also equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto applications.

The system is automatically updated as soon as new software is available.

Optional equipment includes navigation for the instrument panel, a projection display, a B&O Play audio system with 10 speakers, a heated steering wheel, and more. Additionally, you can get a panoramic roof that tilts and slides back.

Safety systems

A set of Co-Pilot360 driver assistance functions is provided as standard equipment. The main safety features include frontal collision prevention with automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring. Rear cross traffic warning, lane keeping and lane departure warning.

The following driver assistance features are also available: adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality, traffic sign recognition, rear parking sensors, a projection display and a digital rearview mirror.

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Common reasons that the 2023 Ford Escape 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 VIN number, look in the owner's manual.

Every 2023 Ford Escape 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 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 every 4 years.