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2017 Ford Escape Preview near Chicago, IL

Here at Gillespie Ford, we are excited to announce the 2017 Ford Escape preview near Chicago, IL. The 2017 Escape is ideal for drivers who want a balance of power, utility, and responsive handling. We have an experienced team of sales associates ready to explain the features and new additions to the Escape styling and technology. Please keep reading to learn more about what what the Escape can offer.

Ford Escape Interior and Exterior


Drivers interested in our 2017 Ford Escape preview near Chicago, IL, are encouraged to visit our sales department here at Gillespie. Working with our team you can learn more about the updated exterior and interior design. At first glance you will notice the new Escape features an athletic stance and a unique front grille design. Complimenting the sleek body are carefully crafted side mirrors and new wheel designs. For added visibility, we recommend the available halogen projector headlamps and LED taillamps. Moving to the interior, you will find a redesigned center console with bin storage for quick access to frequently used items. Add the user-friendly center stack and the ergonomically located gear shifter, and you have a crossover design that enhances your driving experience.

2017 Escape Technology and Performance


During our preview of the 2017 Escape, we will also touch upon technology features and performance levels. Modern drivers want efficiency, and the engineers at Ford have responded with comprehensive systems designed to offer more economy without sacrificing power. The 2017 Escape is available with three different engines: the 2.5L iVCT I-4 engine and the recently added 1.5L and 2.0L EcoBoost engines with Auto Start-Stop Technology. Ideal for driving in urban areas, Auto Start-Stop means the engine shuts off when the Escape is stopped, and restarts when the brake pedal is released. The new Escape also uses technology to enhance safety and convenience. Many models feature enhanced active park assist and a lane-keeping system that uses soft vibrations in the steering-wheel to alert the driver when unintentional drifting has occurred. You can also choose models with adaptive cruise control, a system that uses radar to maintain a pre-selected distance between you and vehicles ahead.

For additional information beyond our 2017 Ford Escape preview near Chicago, IL, give us a call at 847-281-5507, or visit our automotive center at 18834 W Grand Ave in Gurnee, IL. Here at Gillespie Ford, we work hard every day to inform our customers about the most important advances and deals within the automotive market. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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