Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

2020 Ford Escape Titanium AWD - Luxury in a Small/Medium Size SUV

Sometimes it's hard to determine what is medium or small. Ford has seven SUVs so there should be a size to fit every family. I say the Escape is either small or medium size. It's not the smallest Ford offers and size is relative.

For me the heart of the Escape, in fact so many Fords, is its EcoBoost engine. Almost every auto maker builds at least one turbo engine. And all are 
light-years ahead of the turbos of even ten years ago. But in my opinion Ford is the leader. 

The Escape has three available engines: a 1.5-liter EcoBoost 3-cylinder (180 hp), a 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder (250 hp), and a 2.5-liter, Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder (198 hp or 209 hp). The test Escape had the 250 horsepower, 2.0-liter, four. Yup, my choice would be the 2.0 EcoBoost (the 3-cylinder intrigues me but I haven't driven one).

The transmission is an 8-speed automatic that operated just fine. I'm not the type who wants to control an automatic (except in some very specific circumstances), I think a…

Latest Posts

2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo AWD - An entry-level SUV you should consider!

Updates!

Time for a little bench racin', or my latest imaginary project

Scarebird Disc Brake Conversion

2020 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Cancelled Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Concerns

Earth Day at home

Russo and Steele When they were downtown.

RM Auctions 2009

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2009