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The 2017 Ford Escape S features a refreshed appearance. Outside, its athletic lines, reinforced by its sculpted hood, prominent grille and LED taillamps, gives it a striking appearance. Inside, Ford designed the new Escape with functionality in mind. The best representations of this are the media bin to house your phone and the central location …

Rating 63/100 Background Compact crossover SUVs are great for many things, be it commuting to work, taking your kids to school, loading up goods from Costco or going on a ski trip. Often lacking, however, is any sense of fun. To get that, you’ll want to check out the 2016 Ford Escape. Based on the …

Rating 67/100 Background A compact crossover typically stands out among its peers about as much as an Emperor penguin does while chilling on an ice floe with a hundred or so of his mates. Yet the 2015 Ford Escape manages to not only distinguish itself with its chiseled good looks, but also garner critical praise …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2014 Ford Escape stands out as one of the best small crossovers in a segment full of worthy entries. Completely redesigned last year, the Ford Escape remains one of our favorite compact crossover SUVs. It has sharp handling, handsome styling and high-end interior touches that help justify its marginally higher price …

Rating 63/100 Background After years of soldiering on with the same basic platform, Ford’s little crossover has finally received a major makeover. Judging by our experience with the 2013 Ford Escape, it looks as if it was worth the wait. The new Escape stands as one of the top entries in a segment that’s already …

Rating 73/100 Background Nowadays, Ford is hitting more home runs, and without any chemical augmentation, either. The 2012 Ford Escape is not exactly one of them, however, as this long-serving platform carries on unchanged until the appearance of a complete redesign slated for next year. That’s not to say the Escape has been benched for …

Rating 72/100 Background Back when it debuted in 2000, the Ford Escape was a smash hit with its just-right size, pleasant driving dynamics and available V6. It was also a trend-setter, because there weren’t many other choices around for a small crossover or SUV. Fast-forward a decade and the 2011 Ford Escape doesn’t have it …

Rating 62/100 Background Remember the year 2000? Back when we were all a-flutter about hanging chads and surviving the Y2K computer bug? That year also saw the arrival of the Ford Escape, the first compact crossover SUV from an American auto company, which quickly became a runaway best-seller. Although its engines, steering, styling and interior …

Rating 70/100 Background It may be hard to believe, but the Ford Escape compact SUV debuted almost a decade ago. Right out of the gate, this loveable little ute was a front-runner. With its just-right size, peppy available V6, well-balanced chassis and tough looks, it stood out in a class of chiefly dull 4-cylinder entrants. …

Rating 50/100 Background Ever since its introduction seven years ago, the Ford Escape has been a winner for the company and has often ranked as the best-selling compact SUV in America. For 2008, the Escape has received a “top-half” revamping, meaning the exterior and interior got a complete makeover, while the mechanical components remain mostly …

Toyota says its latest concept vehicle was designed with adventurous urbanites in mind. It’s called the FT-4X and it comes with some pretty interesting features that are unlikely to make it to a production vehicle. Toyota does, however, seem to be pretty proud of the concept so you really never know. Some of the small, …

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax is the perfect embodiment of what has made compact SUVs some of the most sought after vehicles. The Trax delivers robust styling, nimble performance, and a low starting price, placing it on par with what you would pay for midsize sedans like the Chevrolet Malibu. Best of all is the value …