All-New Ford Evade with EcoBoost Website EPA-Certified at 33 MPG, the Most Fuel-Efficient Little SUV on Market
- All-new Ford Evade qualified by U.S. EPA at class-leading 33 mpg with an automated gearbox, which is recommended by a lot of United states drivers; all Evade engine attractions obtain 30 mpg or better on the highway
- Escape's 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine is 2 mpg better than the Ford CR-V and 5 mpg better than Chevy RAV4 on the highway
- New Evade provides 5 mpg better than the past style and better freeway gas mileage than the confident Evade Hybrid
The new Ford Evade is qualified by the U.S. EPA as the most fuel-efficient small SUV with an automated. The Escape's 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine is qualified at 33 mpg – 2 mpg better than the Ford CR-V and 5 mpg better than Chevy RAV4.
All three applications in the new Evade are EPA-certified at 30-plus mpg on the freeway. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost, qualified at 30 mpg on the freeway, surpasses the Chevy RAV4 by 3 mpg and the Chevy Equinox by 6 mpg.
"The gas mileage of the all-new Evade features the ongoing achievements of Ford's progression of lesser, yet more highly effective applications," said Raj Nair, team v. p., Ford International Item Development. "Ford is aware of individuals want fuel-efficient automobiles without compromising energy and area specifications."
Escape's 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine – provided for once in Northern The united states – provides 33 mpg freeway and 23 mpg town and generates 178 energy and 184 lb.-ft. of twisting, major the Mazda CX-5 by more than 20 energy and 30 lb.-ft. of twisting.
Those looking for highest possible energy in addition to strong petrol performance can opt for the 2.0-liter EcoBoost with 30 mpg on the freeway and 22 mpg in the town. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost provides 240 energy and 270 lb.-ft. of twisting. It is also ranked at 3,500 weight pulling, which brings the load up for small, turbocharged SUVs.
The Escape's 2.5-liter provides 31 mpg on the freeway – a 3 mpg enhancement over the confident conventional engine – and 22 mpg in the town.
EcoBoost applications are conventional in the SE, SEL and Titanium versions. The SE and SEL designs come with the 1.6-liter conventional and the Titanium comes with the 2.0-liter. The 2.5-liter is available in the S version.
With EPA documentation, Evade is the newest automobile to be a part of Ford's fuel-efficient collection. Ford now provides eight automobiles with 40 mpg or more and 11 automobiles with fuel-efficient EcoBoost applications.
Top fuel economy and performanceEcoBoost engines are at the core of Ford's plan to offer outstanding fuel efficiency for millions of drivers. By 2013, more than 90 percent of Ford's North American lineup will be available with EcoBoost technology. Ford also holds more than 125 patents on EcoBoost engine technology.
Both new Escape engines combine EcoBoost's core technologies of direct fuel injection and turbocharging and add twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) to deliver even better miles per gallon and save customers money on fuel.
In Escape, EcoBoost engines are mated to specially calibrated, six-speed SelectShift Automatic® transmissions, which are standard. Drivers who want more hands-on experiences can manually control gear selection from a switch on the left-hand side of the shifter.
Improved aerodynamicsFuel efficiency in Escape is helped by a new Active Grille Shutter System. Positioned between the grille opening and radiator, the shutter is monitored by the engine control module. The grille automatically opens and closes to maintain ideal operating temperature and optimize aerodynamics.
The new Escape arrives in U.S. dealerships next month. In addition to class-leading fuel efficiency, Escape features a liftgate with motion-sensing technology similar to video games and an upgraded MyFord Touch® system that makes connecting with digital devices even easier.
The Escape is built at Ford's Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky.