The 2017 Ford Escape is a Safety Pinnacle in the Compact SUV Segment

September 9th, 2016 by

2017 Ford Escape

If you’re shopping for small crossover that emphasizes safety, the 2017 Ford Escape is among the smartest picks of its class. Backed by top safety ratings and a cascade of intelligent passive and active safety features, the new Ford Escape is the compact SUV to beat in the Oswego and Naperville, IL areas. Read on for an overview of this reliable five-seater’s safety specs.

Top Safety Ratings

In NHTSA crash tests, the 2017 Ford Escape earned a top five-star overall safety rating, including five-star ratings in front and side crash tests, and a four-star rollover rating. Additionally, the 2017 Ford Escape earned the highest possible “Good” rating in the IIHS’s moderate overlap front, side, and roof strength crash tests, as well as head restraints and seats evaluations. Whether you’re cruising through Naperville, or hitting the road for a family vacation, you’ll enjoy the reassurance of top safety scores mile after mile.

Advanced Safety Features

Despite its compact size, the 2017 Ford Escape SUV is packed with the latest safety innovations. By strategically transferring torque for the best wheel-grip, Torque Vectoring Control helps the Escape carve corners like a champ. Designed to guard against wheel-slip, oversteer, and understeer, AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control assists you with navigating precarious roads. To simplify parking and trailer hitching, the rearview camera helps you maneuver in confidence via the standard 4.2-inch display. Additional safety features include:

  • Remote Keyless Entry System: With the push of a button on the key fob, you can remotely lock/unlock the doors, letting you jump in, start the engine, and drive away.
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System: This convenient system alerts you when the pressure of one your tires drops below normal, helping to lengthen the life of your tires and boost fuel economy.
  • Optional BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert: Available in the SE Technology Package, Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross-Traffic Alert notifies you of vehicles in your blind zones, and detects approaching vehicles as you reverse.

Find Your Escape Today

The 2017 Ford Escape is a five-person crossover SUV with the safety ratings and features Oswego and Naperville families deserve. To take it for a test drive, contact us at River View Ford – located at 2200 US Highway 30 in Oswego, IL. Our friendly, knowledgeable sales team is also available by phone at 888-994-1003 Monday through Saturday to answer any questions you might have. Stop by today to take the 2017 Ford Escape for a spin!

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