2017 Ford Escape vs 2016 Ford Escape

When looking at the difference between two subsequent model years there isn’t always necessarily a lot of change, but the 2017 Ford Escape vs 2016 Ford Escape comparison proves that sometimes one year can make a big difference. Both the 2017 and 2016 Escape are high-value, efficient and sporty crossovers, but there are some easy to find differences between the two.

Of course, there are also some major similarities between the 2017 and 2016 Ford Escape. Both model years of the Escape come standard with a 2.5L I-4 engine, which can tow up to 1,500 lbs. Those seeking more towing power are able to upgrade to additional engine options that are offered in both the 2017 Ford Escape and 2016 Ford Escape.

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2017 Ford Escape differences between the 2017 ford escape and 2016 ford escape 2016 Ford Escape
$23,600 MSRP $23,590
2.5L I-4 Base Engine 2.5L I-4
Sony Premium Audio Option Sony
Optional Apple CarPlay Compatibility Not Available

Differences between the 2017 Ford Escape and 2016 Ford Escape

One of the major changes that can be found between the 2017 Ford Escape and 2016 Escape is the engine options as you move up trim levels. The 2016 Ford Escape offers a 1.6L EcoBoost and 2.0L EcoBoost engine in addition to the standard one, while the 2017 Escape has a 1.5L EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop and a 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop. Not only is the 2017 Ford Escape able to get a little bit more power out of these, but they will also perform more efficiency in stop-and-go traffic.

The 2017 Ford Escape also offers more in terms of features on the inside: including the newest version of Ford SYNC, which is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2017 Escape also has an available Sport Appearance Package that comes with 19-in black-painted aluminum wheels, a set of unique black front fender grilles, V-shaped partial leather seats and more.

Want to see whether the 2017 Ford Escape is right for you, or if you’d rather pick up the 2016 model? Both will provide you with the style and versatility that you need on the road. You can test drive each at Holiday Ford in Fond du Lac WI.

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