Research the Ford Escape in Netcong, NJ

The New Ford Escape

The Ford Escape is an appealing and engaging compact SUV. It boasts an exciting lineup of features, ambitious performance, and plenty of space for passengers and cargo. The Ford SUV manages to stand out as an attractive choice in a crowded field of crossover-style vehicles. We can help you learn about how the Ford Escape stacks up to the competition regarding its most important aspects. You're welcome to call or visit our Netcong Ford dealership for more information
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There are two engines to choose from for the Ford Escape. The base engine is a turbocharged engine rated for 181 horsepower. There is also an upgraded turbo engine that gets 250 horsepower. Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The base engine is available with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The upgraded engine has all-wheel drive by default. The Ford SUV's base engine gets better fuel economy, but the two engines do better than average for the category. The handling and the suspension are both excellent, and you can enjoy your drives around Sparta, NJ.

Comfort and Convenience

The Escape certainly keeps pace with the competition when it comes to the comfort and convenience features, although these amenities vary by trim. The base trim has cloth upholstery, but that can become synthetic or genuine leather upholstery on the upper trims. Other useful features include a hands-free liftgate, remote start, and seat features. Depending on the trim, the front seats can get heating and power controls. The Ford model also has an optional panoramic moonroof. Sound system upgrades also vary, and the top-end Bang and Olufsen system has 10 speakers.


The modern Ford Escape has a 4.2-inch screen with SYNC® software. You can upgrade to the SYNC® 3 system, which has an 8-inch touchscreen, much better menus, and more features. It also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto software for smart device connectivity. The new Escape comes with USB ports and a Wi-Fi hotspot, which is generous for a standard feature set. Wireless charging pads, onboard navigation, a digital instrument display, and other features are all available to keep you connected as you drive around Hackettstown.


As a family-friendly SUV, the Ford Escape has a strong safety record. It received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's crash test system and the highest rating of "Good" from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new Ford Escape also has plenty of standard safety features, such as blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and rear cross-traffic alert. The only notable safety features not included in the standard suite are lane-centering assist and adaptive cruise control. Parking sensors and a surround parking camera system are also optional features to assist with your trips to Newton.

If what you have read about the Ford Escape checks your boxes for an ideal fit, then think about dropping by our dealership near Hopatcong. You can take it out on the road for a test drive, look around at the interior seating and cargo area, and ask our staff any questions that you might have about the SUV. Your visit should give you all the information you need to make a final decision, especially the test drive. Our Escape inventory might not last very long, so please don't hesitate to visit us soon.