2013 Ford Escape Photo

2013 Ford Escape - Expert Reviews


Expert Reviews from Around the Web

We have scoured the web for expert reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 4 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
2013 ford escape Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...The new Ford Escape will be shorter in height but otherwise larger than the outgoing version. The wheelbase will be stretched by almost 7 inches, while overall length will increase by about 4 inches and width will increase by about 3 inches, so expect a far more spacious environment for second-row passengers. Although the Kuga offers a turbodiesel engine as an option, we imagine it won't make it to the States. And unlike the current Escape, there will be no optional V6. Instead we expect a choice of four-cylinder engines that will include turbocharged ("EcoBoost" in Ford parlance)...

2013 Ford Escape Overview
Source: CarGurus

...(For reference, the 2012 Escape 2.5-liter gets 21 mpg city/28 hwy.) All trims have a 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift, allowing you, with the flick of a switch on the transmission lever, to change gears as if it were a manual. With the exception of the S, 4WD is available for all trim levels.Inside will be nice and roomy, with 34.3 cubic feet in the rear and 69.1 when the second row is folded back—now much easier with the new design. Also on deck is a handy hands-free liftgate, which opens automatically when you move your foot under the rear bumper. Ford also goes green—or...

2013 Ford Escape Professional Review

...They just feel cramped. Not so in the Escape. I adjusted my seat and the standard tilt/telescoping steering wheel quickly and felt comfortable with plenty of headroom, dispelling my fears of claustrophobia. Shoulder room is 56 inches and hip room is 54.8 inches. Both compare favorably to what I find to be spacious: the CR-V's 58.6 and 54.5 inches, and the Equinox's 55.8 and 54.6 inches, respectively. Even better, when I hopped in the backseat directly behind my adjusted driver's seat position, my knees had inches of space in front of them. At 36.8 inches of legroom, the Escape trails the...

2013 Ford Escape Professional Review

...2013 Ford Escape Professional Review...

Ford Escape Related News
2014 Ford Escape SE

2014 Ford Escape: Great Small SUV, Not-So-Great Gas Mileage

The previous model of Ford Escape was a popular car in the U.S. from 2001 through 2012--not only for its utility, but also for the availability of a hybrid model. At 32 mpg... read more April 3, 2014 by 

2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6-liter EcoBoost, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2013

2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

The Ford Escape, entirely redesigned for 2013, is one of the best-selling entries in the popular category of compact crossover utility vehicles. The real-world gas mileage of... read more December 17, 2013 by 

2014 Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru Forester Aces New IIHS Crash Test; Other Crossovers, Not So Much

Last year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduced a new crash test -- and a new rating to accompany it. A total of 13 compact SUVs recently took that test, and... read more May 16, 2013 by  1

2013 Ford Escape EcoBoost 2.0-liter, Pennsylvania, April 2013

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

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. Both of... read more April 29, 2013 by  19

2013 Ford Escape

Ford Escape EcoBoost Recall Roundup For 1.6-Liter Engine

Vehicle recalls happen with such frequency that it'd be alarming, if not for the fact that most are only for minor issues. But as the 2013 Ford Escape is recalled for the... read more December 3, 2012 by  2

Users who viewed this car also viewed:
2013 Honda CR-V
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013 Kia Sportage
2013 Nissan Rogue
2013 Toyota RAV4

© 2014 Green Car Reports. All Rights Reserved. Green Car Reports is published by High Gear Media. Send us feedback. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC.