2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacity

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If you’re looking for a vehicle that offers incredible towing features paired with stellar engine options, check out the 2020 Ford Escape! With four engine options, including hybrid, the Ford Escape towing capacity varies from 1,500 to 3,500 pounds. If you’re looking for a higher fuel economy on your Appleton commute, one of the two hybrid engines would be a great choice. But if you’re searching for an SUV that can haul equipment or a trailer on your next trip near Oshkosh, the EcoBoost® engines will help you reach the maximum Ford Escape towing capacity.

Learn more about the differences of the Escape engine options and how they affect the Ford Escape towing capacity with Holiday Ford. Then, check out our lease specials!

Ford Escape Towing Capacity: By Engine

Depending on the engine you decide is best for your needs in Fond Du Lac, the Ford Escape Towing capacity maxes out at 3,500 pounds. Keep in mind, even the traditional engine options are fuel efficient, since the EcoBoost® automatically shuts off the gas engine when you stop and restarts when you hit the accelerator. Explore the Escape engine options below:

Ford Escape Towing Capacity: 1.5L 3-cylinder EcoBoost® engine

  • Standard in S, SE, and SEL Trim Packages
  • Delivers 180 hp and 177 lb.-ft. of torque.
  • Towing capacity max of 3,500 pounds

Ford Escape Towing Capacity: 2.0L EcoBoost® Engine

  • Available in SEL, and standard in Titanium Trim Packages
  • Generates 250 hp with 275 lb-ft of torque.
  • Towing capacity reaches 3,500 pounds

Ford Escape Towing Capacity: Hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 engine

  •  Standard in SE Sport Hybrid and Titanium Hybrid Trim Packages.
  • Provides 198 hp
  • Towing capacity is a modest 1,500 pounds

Ford Escape Towing Capacity: Plug-In 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 engine

  • Standard in SE Plug-In Hybrid, SEL Plug-In Hybrid, and Titanium Plug-In Hybrid trim levels.
  • Towing capacity on the lower end of 1,500 pounds
  • Selectable drive modes

Ford Escape Towing Features

Besides the engine options, the Ford Escape towing capacity can be enhanced by utilizing the Trailer Tow Package. The towing features include a 4-pin trailer wiring harness, a hitch receiver, and trailer sway control to increase the stability, making towing for work or play easier.

Explore the Ford Escape at Holiday Ford

Now that you’ve discovered the possibilities of the Ford Escape towing capacity, contact us at Holiday Ford to learn more about the interior features and cargo space of the Escape. Schedule a test drive. Need financing? Apply for financing online and see if you’re pre-approved today. Want to take your search in another direction? Be sure to learn more about Ford Bronco pricing with our team.