U.S. News and World Report Recommends the Ford Escape Year After Year

March 23rd, 2018 by

2018 Ford Escape

Every year, U.S. News and World Report provides aggregate scores for all new vehicles, and every year, Ford Escape ratings come out at the top:

  • 2018 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 8.4
  • 2017 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 8.5
  • 2016 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 8.2
  • 2015 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 7.9
  • 2014 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 7.8
  • 2013 Ford Escape Overall Rating: 7.5

Let’s take a closer look at the ratings behind those shining Ford Escape reviews.

2018 Ford Escape Ratings

For 2018, the Ford Escape received a strong overall rating of 8.5. Performance was marked by an 8.5, and Safety was rated particularly high with a 9.4.

2017 Ford Escape Ratings

The 2017 Ford Escape scooped an 8.5 overall score. Critics were particularly impressed, providing an aggregate rating of 8.7, and Safety continued as a core Ford Escape appeal thanks to its 9.4 rating.

The Ford Escape was also a finalist for 2017 Best Compact SUV for the Money and 2017 Best Compact SUV for Families. That presents a unique value proposition for families in Naperville, IL.

2016 Ford Escape Ratings

For 2016, U.S. News awarded the Ford Escape an 8.2 overall rating. Critics gave it a 9, and a 9.1 Total Cost of Ownership rating highlighted the vehicle’s excellent reliability and strong efficiency scores.

2015 Ford Escape Ratings

The 2015 Ford Escape was awarded a 7.9 overall rating. Performance is important to Aurora, IL drivers, and they’ll be happy to know that U.S. News rated the Escape at 8.4. The 2015 Escape also picked up a 9.2 for Cost of Ownership and 8.5 for Safety.

2014 Ford Escape Ratings

With a 7.8 overall rating, the 2014 Ford Escape picked up 8.6 from the critics, 8.5 for Safety, and a very strong 9.3 for Total Cost of Ownership. Performance came in at 8.3.

2013 Ford Escape Ratings

The 2013 Ford Escape took home a 7.5 overall rating, plus 9.4 for Total Cost of Ownership, 8.5 for Safety, and 8 for Performance.

Come Find Out for Yourself Why the Ford Escape is Highly Regarded

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