The 2017 Ford Escape Titanium Is Driver’s Auto Mart’s Used Car Of The Week!

November 13th, 2020 by


The 2017 Ford Escape is the far more charming alternative to favorable compact rivals like the Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage, and Hyundai Tucson. Every nook and cranny of the exterior has been strategically designed for its model year, and for a car that’s almost four years old, its styling still outranks a great deal of SUVs that have been remodeled for 2021. The 2017 is quite roomy within the cabin and its technologies are user-friendly. It’s sleek and sexy design, technologies, and especially it’s affordable pricing at just $12,888 is why it’s Driver’s Auto Mart’s Used Car Of The Week!

Engine Options

Three engine choices are offered for the 2017 Ford Escape and each comes equipped with a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. The base engine can strum up an efficient 168-horsepower 2.5-liter naturally aspirated 4-cylinder, which also acts as a lone-wolf to the front-wheel-drive (FWD) S model.

FWD or all-wheel-drive (AWD) SE and Titanium trims have available smooth and responsive 4-cylinder EcoBoost alternatives, both of which have start/stop systems. The standard 1.5-liter creates 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque, which provides a tow rating from 1,500 to 2,000 pounds.

Those who prioritize power will enjoy the optional 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine, it pushes out 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque, has a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds.


The bodywork of this Ford SUV is sleek and refined. The nose of the vehicle has an attractive type of character, the sloped roof provides a necessary softness, the hexagon-shaped grille helps to add the perfect dash of intensity. The rear is also tasteful in its detailing. Additionally, the Sport Appearance Package will ensure a truly decked out exterior with its blacked-out trim accents, halogen headlights, and 19-inch Ebony Black alloy wheels.

Interior and Features

Passengers will find that each of the 5-seats are soft to the touch and have a dream-like level of comfort. Actually, there are various areas in the cabin that have a soft feel and also have a premium look to them. The car has nifty goodies like an electric parking brake, climate controls, and a center-stack media bin with a USB port as well as 12V powerpoint. Road trippers’ will also appreciate the 60/40 fold-flat rear seat that allows the storage space to double from 34.0 to 68.0 cubic feet.

Standard features for the base S model offer plenty of power assists, tilt/telescoping steering column, keyless entry, a rearview camera and AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Torque Vectoring Control. The SE then ups its game with dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel-mounted shifter paddles, a power driver’s seat, and alloy wheels.

The top-tier Titanium trim takes it up several notches with its full-on leather, dual-power front seats, a 10-speaker Sony premium audio system, Sync 3 with Sync Connect, push-button/remote start, a 110-volt rear power outlet, and a hands-free power liftgate.

Some cool optional features include remote start on the S trim, Cold Weather/Technology/Sport Appearance packages on the SE, a Towing Package on the Titanium as well as the Enhanced Active Park assist included in a list of driver-assist features on the latter.

Driver’s Auto Mart

The 2017 Ford Escape has everything going for it with its sleek and edgy styling, its array of tech features, and a comfortable interior. Driver’s Auto Mart provides potential buyers with a generous amount of goodies for its incredibly low price as the Titanium is priced just below $13,000. What a steal!

Those who are interested in this model or any of our other vehicles can simply view our pre-owned inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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