When choosing your next set of wheels, you want to be sure you find one with an MPG that will take you far without having to stop to refuel. The 2021 Ford Escape offers a variety of options in this department, including gas engines as well as a hybrid engine and a plug-in hybrid engine.

Our team at Murphy Ford put together the following review of the Ford Escape MPG to give drivers across Chester, Clifton Heights, and Brookhaven, PA, an idea of what to expect from this adaptable SUV. As you read more about it below, feel free to reach out with questions at any time!

2021 Ford Escape Engine Lineup & MPG

The Ford Escape offers a variety of engines each with a different fuel economy rating depending on which drive train they are paired with. To enjoy the best possible MPG in the 2021 Ford Escape, you can select the available 2.5L hybrid engine equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD). It achieves an incredible EPA-estimated 614 miles of driving range.

If you prefer a gas model or a plug-in hybrid option instead, you can expect the following from the rest of the Ford Escape engine lineup:

Engines & Powertrains

Fuel Economy

1.5L EcoBoost® with front-wheel drive (FWD)

EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG

1.5L EcoBoost® with all-wheel drive (AWD)

EPA-estimated 26 city/31 highway MPG

2.0L EcoBoost® with all-wheel drive (AWD)

EPA-estimated 23 city/31 highway MPG

2.5L hybrid with front-wheel drive (FWD)

EPA-estimated 44 city/37 highway MPGe

2.5L hybrid with all-wheel drive (AWD)

EPA-estimated 43 city/37 highway MPGe

With the impressive MPG options offered by the 2021 Ford Escape, you can enjoy stop-free journeys back-to-back.

Ford Escape Efficiency Features

The standard 1.5L EcoBoost® I-3 engine offered by the 2021 Ford Escape comes with Auto Start-Stop Technology to further limit fuel consumption. Every time you come to a full stop, the engine shuts off and then immediately turns back on when you pull your foot off the brake pedal.

Interested in maximizing traction and efficiency at the same time? If so, then you'll appreciate the available All-wheel Drive with AWD Disconnect offered by the Ford Escape. It automatically disables the rear driveline when the system detects that AWD is no longer necessary. When the front wheels operate alone, this reduces demand on the drivetrain and maximizes fuel economy.

2021 Ford Escape Performance & Capability

The Ford Escape also comes standard with an array of Selectable Drive Modes. To switch between the drive modes, simply turn the low-profile rotary gear shift dial. The drive modes include Eco, which optimizes fuel economy, and Normal as well as:

  • Sport
  • Slippery
  • Deep Snow/Sand

No matter what road or weather conditions you face, the 2021 Ford Escape sets you up for success, so you can continue moving forward with confidence.

2021 Ford Escape Towing Capacity

When properly equipped with the efficient, peppy 2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 engine under the hood and the available Class II Trailer Tow Package, the Ford Escape tows up to 3,500 pounds. With this capability, you can expect to be able to tow jet skis to the shore, a lightweight camper to the woods, or snowmobiles to the Poconos.

The hybrid models also give you the freedom to amplify your fun by towing oversized toys with a maximum towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Experience the Efficiency of the Ford Escape Today

Now that you've seen the numbers, the time has come to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Ford Escape to see if it could be your next ride. Contact us today at Murphy Ford to schedule your Ford Escape test drive near Chester, Clifton Heights, and Brookhaven, Pennsylvania!

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