2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

Green Car Congress

Ford has revealed the 2020 Escape; the small SUV will make its first public appearance at the New York International Auto Show. Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020—a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant—and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist features to electric vehicle ingenuity and on-board connectivity. Escape Plug-In Hybrid has a Level 1 / Level 2 AC charging port.

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Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid on track for 2021 release

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is an intriguing product that ties one of Ford’s best-selling models to the future of the brand, which is best represented by the electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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New Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid with Gen 4 hybrid technology delivers EPA-estimated 100 MPGe combined, 37 miles AER

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The new Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid, with a fourth-generation technology system, offers a best-in-class EPA-estimated economy rating of 100 MPGe combined and an EPA-estimated 37 miles of all-electric driving range. The Escape Plug-In Hybrid starts under $35,000 MSRP.

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Ford delays Escape Plug-In Hybrid deliveries to 2021

Green Car Reports

deliveries of the 2021 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid have been delayed to 2021, due partly to the European recall of the Ford plug-in hybrid over fire concerns, according to a Bloomberg report. First U.S.

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41-mpg Ford Escape Hybrid named Top Safety Pick

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape lineup has improved on multiple fronts this year—and not just with the return of the far more fuel-efficient Escape Hybrid. The 2020 Escape lineup was rated earlier this month by the IIHS as a Top Safety Pick.

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Himiway Escape electric moped review: Good, fast, and cheap – Can you really have all 3?

Electrek

” While that’s largely been the case in the electric bicycle world, the Himiway Escape may just break the mold and offer up the elusive trifecta. more… The post Himiway Escape electric moped review: Good, fast, and cheap – Can you really have all 3?

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2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid rated at 37 electric miles, starts below $35,000

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid has been rated at 37 all-electric miles, Ford announced on Monday. One key difference for the Escape Plug-In Hybrid versus the Ford Escape Hybrid is that the plug-in doesn’t offer all-wheel drive.

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Taycan update, Escape PHEV arrival, I-Pace in India, emissions from trees: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is on track to arrive this year. The Jaguar I-Pace launches in India. Earlier versions of the Porsche Taycan get a big software update. And how do trees add to air pollution? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid has a price, will arrive before Toyota RAV4 Prime

Green Car Reports

The 2020 model year brings more than the return of a hybrid version to a fully redesigned Ford Escape lineup. It’s also the first time ever that a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape has been offered.

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2013 Ford Escape Review

Hybrid SUV Blog

2013 Ford Escape. Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. Hybrids accounted for 22 percent of Escape sales at their peak, according to Ford. The gas-only 2013 Ford Escape represents a shift in philosophy at Ford. The Ford EcoBoost engine plays a big role in giving the 2013 Escape some green credentials. Ford Escape

2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid price set, will arrive before Toyota RAV4 Prime

Green Car Reports

The 2020 model year brings more than the return of a hybrid version to a fully redesigned Ford Escape lineup. It’s also the first time ever that a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape has been offered.

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New Ford Escape launching with two new EcoBoost engines with standard Auto Start-Stop

Green Car Congress

The new Ford Escape, being showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show, is the first Ford vehicle to make Auto Start-Stop standard with either of two EcoBoost engines new to the model—a 1.5-liter and 2.0-liter twin-scroll. Escape SE and Titanium trim levels come standard with the new 1.5-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost, while the powerful new twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost is optional. Small SUVs play an increasingly larger role, and Escape remains one of the most popular.

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Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid price, VW hybrid recall, car-sharing collapses: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Ford’s upcoming plug-in hybrid version of the Escape gets a price. The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid has a price that might make it a better value over the Escape Hybrid, when you consider. Volkswagen recalls its hybrid you might not have ever known about.

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2020 Ford Escape Hybrid mpg tops 40 mpg, meets or beats Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Green Car Reports

Official EPA fuel economy ratings have been released for the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, and they’re among the best in its class.

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Biggest solar array, Escape Plug-In Hybrid rated, 1959 electric car review: Today?s Car News

Green Car Reports

One of the most eagerly anticipated plug-in hybrids gets a range number. Barges go electric, and solar goes very, very big. And what does a car review from 1959 tell us about EVs today? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Hybrid Escape vs. Gas Escape

Hybrid SUV Blog

Last month we offered a bumper to bumper hybrid Ford Escape versus hybrid Toyota Highlander comparison and quickly learned that an equally large number of people are interested in the differences between same model gas vs. hybrid sport utilities. For example, if you’ve decided to buy a new Ford Escape, but now you are also considering the hybrid model, you’re probably asking yourself if escaping to the green side is worth the extra, well, green.

2020 Ford Escape revealed: Hybrid returns teasing nearly 40 mpg, plug-in hybrid version with 30 electric miles

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape was the first Ford hybrid and the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. That was 15 years ago, and Ford has been sitting out seven model years with no Escape Hybrid in the lineup. With the introduction of a new 2020 Escape, Ford is bringing back this model, which once had a very loyal following from taxi companies, public agencies.

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Review: The 2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid makes perfect sense—for now

Green Car Reports

My co-driver is lost in text messages as we buzz the Kentucky hills outside Louisville in the 2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid. Somehow I’ve lulled him into complacency, or maybe it’s the full-size truck rolling slowly ahead, cresting each hill with a thump that threatens to toss some of its bed contents our way. I tap the

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Ford Escape Hybrid safety, Lexus electric car, Revero GTS: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

And the Ford Escape Hybrid earns some excellent safety scores. The new fully electric vehicle from Lexus isn’t coming to the U.S. Karma punches up the performance with its Revero GTS. Evergrande stays the course on its home market, China.

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Ford Escape mpg, Lincoln plug-in miles, Taycan 4S driven: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Fuel economy ratings are out for the Ford Escape Hybrid, and it’s a tick ahead of the RAV4 Hybrid. Lincoln’s first plug-in vehicle is rated for range. GM adds diesel to the Suburban and Tahoe. And we take the Porsche Taycan to California canyons and the cold Arctic.

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Ford applies MuCell microcellular foam technology in Escape instrument panel

Green Car Congress

Ford is applying MuCell microcellular foam technology ( earlier post ) in the instrument panel of the all-new Escape. The MuCell process is slated for use in the production of instrument panels, along with other applications, in future Ford vehicles beginning next year following its debut in the new Escape. The all-new Escape makes its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 16 November.

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Ford recalling nearly 140,000 2013 Escapes with 1.6L EcoBoost engines over fire potential

Green Car Congress

Ford Motor Company is recalling 139,917 model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured 5 October 2011 through 2 June 2013 and equipped with 1.6L EcoBoost engines. These vehicles may experience localized overheating of the engine cylinder head which may cause cracks that could allow oil to leak; leaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface, potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.

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2017 Ford Escape quick drive review

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape has been a huge popular small crossover SUV since its 2011 debut, and after a quick drive in the updated 2017 model, we're reminded why. While it's not the most capacious entry in the segment, the driving experience is more rewarded and the interior quality remains top-notch even in the current generation's fifth year. The 2017. EcoBoost Drive

New Ford Escape to get EcoBoost

Green Cars News

The new Ford Escape will debut next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show – and is set to benefit from a new line-up of engines including the new 1.6litre and 2.0litre EcoBoost engines. Ford Green cars Latest news ecoboost Ford C-MAX Ford C-MAX Energi Ford Escape Ford Escape Hybrid plug-inIt will be the first Ford SUV to be available with two fuel efficient EcoBoost engines with Ford also moving the [.].

2011 Ford Escape Hybrid

Green Car Reports

It was the first hybrid sport utility in the world, launched with great fanfare by Ford in 2004, and for 2011, the Escape Hybrid is still going strong--and still selling steadily. The current design dates back to a 2008 freshening of a basic vehicle first launched way back in 1999. Now an old design in the twilight of its life cycle, the 2011 Ford

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Ford Escape gets the EcoBoost treatment

Green Cars News

The brand new Ford Escape will have even more of an environmental emphasis than before thanks to two different EcoBoost engines: a 2.0litre four-cylinder; and a 1.6litre, four-cylinder; the latter making its debut in the USA. Ford Green cars Latest news EcoBoost engines Ford Escape Ford Escape EcoBoost new Ford Escape

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid: 500K Miles, Still In Patrol Service

Green Car Reports

A white base-model 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid has just crossed 500,000 miles, which possibly makes it the highest-mileage Escape Hybrid on the road. That''s much higher than the Escape Hybrids with 300,000 miles of taxi service in San If you ever had any doubt that hybrids were durable--and many people do--here''s a case study to set your mind at ease.

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See How To Escape From Tesla Model S, 3, X And Y In An Emergency

InsideEVs

It's worth knowing, especially if the car has a fancy handle solution

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, Byton M-Byte, Lightning Strike: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape Hybrid will make a comeback for 2020—with a plug-in hybrid, too. When the updated Ford Escape. Chinese Tesla rival Byton reveals the M-byte testing in winter. The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle is out. And our latest Twitter poll asks what kind of electric-car racing matters most. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News electric motorcycles Byton M-Byte

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Lucid Air prices, Escape PHEV delayed, Chevy Bolt EV fire probe: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Two pieces of news this morning potentially relate to concern over charging fires—which are leading to the delay of one important plug-in hybrid model. And the Lucid Air gets a more affordable entry price. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Ford Escape Hybrid Update For 2011

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV continues to offer superior fuel economy as its past years’ models. The Ford Escape Hybrid has been available for about five years. If you’re looking for a small hybrid crossover SUV, the Escape is the only game in town,” said Edmonds. The 2011 Escape Hybrid combines a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and a battery-powered electric motor. The technologic wizardry included with the 2011 Ford Escape is impressive.

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Available

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Ford Escape is Ford’s best selling SUV ever. To capitalize on the upside and minimize the downside, the 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid retains the strong selling points of the gasoline model while offering the improved fuel economy of a hybrid. According to Ford, the driving experience of the 2012 Escape Hybrid is virtually identical to a conventional SUV. In fact, Ford claims the Escape Hybrid can travel up to 44 mph on electricity alone. Ford Escape

2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Recalled, Also Mercury Mariner Hybrids

Green Car Reports

Ford is recalling certain models of its 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid crossover utility vehicles to fix a cooling issue. The recall will replace faulty Motor Electronics Coolant Pumps in approximately 70,209 vehicles. The pump cools electronics related to the operation of the hybrid powertrain. In the affected

Ford offering 1.6L and 2.0L EcoBoost engines in new Escape; next generation of Escape hybrid powertrain moves to the C-MAX exclusively

Green Car Congress

The new Ford Escape, slated for reveal next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show, features a powertrain lineup with three four-cylinder options, including the new 1.6- The Escape will be Ford’s first SUV to be available with two fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines, delivering class-leading fuel economy and performance. Ford is also moving the Escape hybrid powertrain exclusively over to the C-MAX platform; i.e., the Escape Hybrid is going away.

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Ford Escape with EcoBoost Engine EPA-rated at 33 mpg highway

Green Car Congress

The new Ford Escape’s 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine has earned an EPA fuel economy rating of 33 mpg US (7.13 All three engines in the new Escape are EPA-certified at 30-plus mpg on the highway. Both new Escape engines combine EcoBoost’s core technologies of direct fuel injection and turbocharging and add twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT). l/100 km) on the highway cycle—2 mpg better than the Honda CR-V and 5 mpg better than Toyota RAV4.

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Ford uses kenaf plant inside doors in the new Escape, saving weight and energy

Green Car Congress

The plant replaces oil-based materials inside the doors of the all-new Ford Escape. The kenaf is combined with polypropylene in a 50-50 mixture inside the door of the Escape. The new Escape, which will be available to customers this spring, features several eco-friendly components in addition to the kenaf inside the doors. The new Escape meets the USCAR Vehicle Recycling Partnership goal that 85% of the vehicle is recyclable.

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2013 Ford Escape Pricing Released, Sort Of

Green Car Reports

There’s a lot to like about the upcoming 2013 Ford Escape, including improved overall fuel economy (although we’re sorry to see the end of the Escape Hybrid), and significantly better styling, both inside and out, than its predecessor. What we didn’t know until now was how much the new Escape would cost.

2013 Ford Escape 2.0-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape is one of the most popular compact crossovers on the market today, and its all-new 2013 model goes head-to-head with the Honda CRV and Toyota RAV4. We spent six days with a pale green ("Ginger Ale Metallic") 2013 Ford Escape Titanium 4WD Both of those vehicles were redesigned in 2012 or 2013, so crossover competition is now fierce.

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Ford Escape Hybrid 2010 Update

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid is advertised as the most frugal sport-utility vehicle in America when it comes to fuel consumption. The Escape Hybrid combines two electric motors generating 94 horsepower with a 2.5 A continuously-variable transmission handles the gear shifting duties, and thanks to excellent system management the Escape Hybrid is about as fast as a regular version of the same truck. 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid Review: The Weekly Driver.

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Prius recall, Canoo subscription electric van, RAV4 Prime vs. Escape PHEV: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

We look at how the Toyota RAV4 Prime compares to plug-in hybrid rivals. Toyota recalls Prius models over hybrid-system concerns. And Jay Leno gets to drive a Canoo. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Tesla German Battery Factory, BMW i3 'Shadow Sport,' 2017 Ford Escape: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Tesla is reportedly in talks with the German government about a battery factory, and the parade of car reveals for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begins with the BMW i3 Shadow Sport and 2017 Ford Escape. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A U.S. senator recently called for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to. Today in Car News

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New Ford Escape to offer two EcoBoost engines: 1.6L and 2.0L

Green Car Congress

The new Ford Escape will offer two different EcoBoost engines: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder and, for the first time in the US, a 1.6-liter four-cylinder. With these technologies, the 2.0-liter EcoBoost is projected to produce more torque than the larger V6 engine in Toyota’s RAV4, and the 1.6-liter is projected to produce segment-leading fuel economy among compact SUVs and up to 5 mpg better than the outgoing Escape. The 1.6 liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. Click to enlarge.

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UC Davis Begins $2.8M Studies on Impacts of Escaped Nitrogen

Green Car Congress

million in new grants to study the use and impacts of escaped nitrogen from agricultural production. University of California, Davis researchers will receive $2.8 Nitrogen-based fertilizers help California farmers produce more than 400 agricultural commodities—vegetables, fruits, meats and dairy products—worth $36 billion a year. But excess nitrogen is emitted from soils, seeps into groundwater and runs off into surface waters.

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