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2017 Ford Escape Preview near Glenview, IL

Drivers looking for a 2017 Ford Escape preview near Glenview, IL, should look no further than Gillespie Ford. The new Ford Escape is ideal for customers who want a stylish and reliable crossover equipped with modern technology and safety features. If you would like to know more about the Ford Escape, we have a friendly and experienced sales team ready to answer questions about new features and updated designs. 

Ford Escape Technology and Performance

The new Ford Escape is equipped with advanced technology features and some exciting new performance options. When you visit us here at Gillespie Ford for the 2017 Ford Escape, our team will tell you more about the three available engine options: the standard 2.5L iVCT I-4 engine and the new 1.5L and 2.0L EcoBoost® engines with Auto Start-Stop Technology. Many vehicles, especially in cities, waste fuel while idling in traffic, but the Ford Escape offers a solution: thanks to start-stop technology, the available EcoBoost® engines automatically shuts off when your Escape is completely stopped, and then starts again when you release the brake pedal. Escape technology also offers connectivity features. The available SYNC® Connect system lets you use your smartphone to remotely lock, unlock, start, and locate your vehicle. Add the SYNC 3®1 system, and you have access to a capacitive touchscreen, navigation assistance, voice recognition, automatic updates, and more. For enhanced safety, you should consider trims with safety technology such as the Lane-Keeping System2 and Adaptive Cruise Control2.

Ford Escape Interior and Exterior

Design is another reason to check out our 2017 Ford Escape preview near Glenview, IL. The interior features premium-quality materials, a user-friendly center stack, and an ergonomically positioned gear shifter. For convenient storage, you have numerous compartments, including the redesigned center console with storage bin. The Escape exterior offers a streamlined and athletic design with a distinctive front grille, carefully designed side mirrors, and redesigned wheels. For enhanced visibility, you can choose trims with LED taillamps and halogen projector headlamps.

There is much more to learn about the new Escape, and the best way to learn is with our 2017 Ford Escape preview near Glenview, IL. You can reach us on the phone at 847-281-5507, or you can visit our automotive center at 18834 W Grand Ave in Gurnee, IL. We also invite you to explore our easy-to-use website for more information about the inventory and our team. Here at Gillespie Ford, we have helped drivers from all over Illinois, and now we would like to help you. Contact us today.


1 SYNC® is an optional feature. Features/functionality vary by vehicle/model. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control. Only use SYNC systems/other devices, even with voice commands, when it is safe to do so. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply. Optional Navigation System map updates cannot be received via Wi-fi® and require a separate update.

2 Driver Assist Features (BLIS®, cross-traffic alert, collision warning, active park assist, adaptive cruise control, and rear view camera) are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle