2018 Ford Escape Safety Features

2018 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape’s safety goes a cut above expectations by adopting the latest driver-assistance technology and delivering exceptional safety ratings. You’ll travel with confidence thanks to:

  • 5-Star NHTSA Overall Safety Rating
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist

Whether changing lanes during rush hour or managing stop-start traffic, find out how the highly rated Ford Escape keeps you protected.

Escape Safety Ratings

Whether with all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive, the 2018 Ford Escape aced NHTSA crash testing with:

  • 5-Stars for Frontal Crash Safety
  • 5-Stars for Side Crash Safety
  • 5-Stars for Roller Crash Safety

With scores like that, the Ford Escape took home a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA. It also earned the top score of “Good” in the following IIHS crash-test categories:

  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side
  • Roof Strength
  • Head Restraints and Seats

How does a vehicle achieve such exceptional crash-test safety ratings? By investing thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars in the latest safety engineering. If a 2018 Ford Escape is involved in a collision, the body crumples intelligently to direct crash-force energy away from the passenger compartment. At the same time, advanced seatbelts and airbags act to cushion you and your passengers. The Ford Escape does everything to prevent a collision, but it’s phenomenally equipped to deal with any that occur.

Escape Safety Features

With the available Ford Safe and Smart Package, your Ford Escape comes equipped with the following cutting-edge driver-assistance technologies:

  • Driver-Activated Front Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support

When equipped and active, these features scan the environment to enhance your awareness, warn you of danger, and even correct your course or activate the brakes when you fail to react. This is next-generation safety technology, but it’s here today with the Ford Escape. You can even add Enhanced Active Park Assist for peace of mind while parking in the center of Aurora, pulling out of your parking space in Naperville, or navigating crowded parking lots in Plainfield. Enhanced Active Park Assist includes:

  • Parallel Parking
  • Park-Out Assist
  • Reverse Perpendicular Parking
  • Side Sensing System

The 2018 Ford Escape Offers Peace of Mind through Safety

For a crossover SUV that puts safety front and center, the 2018 Ford Escape is a clear frontrunner. Contact us today to arrange a test drive or apply for financing online.