FoMoCo has confirmed that all three of its engine offerings for the 2013 Ford Escape were certified by the EPA to get 30 mpg or more on the highway.
The three 2013 Ford Escape engines are EPA-rated as follows (city/highway):
- 1.6-liter EcoBoost (178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque), 23/33 mpg.
- 2.0-liter Ecoboost (240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque), 22/30 mpg.
- 2.5-liter iVCT (168 hp and 170 lbs-ft of torque), 22/31 mpg.
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Refresher: Power for the base 2013 Ford Escape S comes from a 2.5 liter inline 4-cylinder making 168-hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. Jumping up to the 2013 Ford Escape SE, which starts at $25,070, power comes from a 1.6 liter EcoBoost making 178-hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The top-of-the-line $30,370 Ford Escape Titanium gets the 2.0 liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder as standard, giving it 240-hp and 270 lb-ft of torque.
– By: Omar Rana