Ford Escape

Recall Alert: 2017 Ford Escape

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 24, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 23,000 model-year 2017 Ford Escape SUVs The Problem: The power window system configuration may exceed the regulatory requirement for closing force, increasing the risk of injury. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated… Read More

Recall Alert: 2017 Ford Escape

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 24, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 23,000 model-year 2017 Ford Escape SUVs The Problem: The power window system configuration may exceed the regulatory requirement for closing force, increasing the risk of injury. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated… Read More

Recall Alert: 766,700 Ford and Lincoln Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on August 4, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 766,700 model-year 2013-15 Ford C-Max, 2013-15 Ford Escape, 2012-15 Ford Focus, 2015 Ford Mustang and Lincoln MKC, and 2014-16 Ford Transit Connect vehicles sold or ever registered in states with higher ambient temperatures, including Alabama, Arkansas,… Read More

2013-2015 Ford Escape Shock Absorber Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 3, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: A clunking noise may come from the right or left rear shock absorber when going over a bump or curb. This may be due to faulty rear shock absorbers. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2013 Ford Escape… Read More

2017 Ford Escape Improves Crash-Test Ratings

By Kelsey Mays on August 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Refreshed styling and an updated interior aren't the only things that changed on the 2017 Ford Escape, winner of Cars.com's 2016 Compact SUV Challenge. Ford also gave the compact SUV enough safety changes to improve its scores in… Read More

Ford Syncs Up Availability of Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Across 2017 Lineup

By Matt Schmitz on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — As Ford continues a lineup-wide rollout of its latest-generation multimedia system, Sync 3, the automaker is also synchronizing the availability of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Ford announced today that almost all 2017 models will be compatible with… Read More

2017 Ford Escape Video

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Ford Escape may not be "all-new" from the ground up, but the redesign makes improvements in all the right areas. Let's take a look at some of those upgrades and how well they help the SUV… Read More

What's the Best Compact SUV of 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Compact SUVs continue to be a best-selling segment, and why not? They carry plenty of people, cargo, pets, whatever you need. Because they're so popular, Cars.com is now testing this category every year. The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge… Read More

The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge: Multimedia Winners and Losers

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The multimedia systems tested in the Cars.com 2016 Compact SUV Challenge ranged from bare-bones basic to top-of-the-line touch-screens with smartphone integration, multiple USB ports and near-seamless usability. Each SUV offers multiple systems but these were graded on the… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

Five Ways Ford's Sync 3 Multimedia System is a Game Changer

By Jennifer Geiger on July 8, 2016

CARS.COM — We complained about Ford's MyFord Touch multimedia system for years, but the automaker thankfully went back to the drawing board and created the Sync 3 system, debuting it on the 2016 Escape and rolling it out across its… Read More