Test-Drive the New 2017 Ford Escape in El Paso, IL


Test-Drive the New 2017 Ford Escape in El Paso, IL


Be unstoppable in the agile and sporty 2017 Ford Escape! This dynamic SUV has been handcrafted with an adventurous spirit and a strong zest for life. There is so much to be discovered in Illinois, so load up four of your friends and touring the state in athletic style and premium comfort. You don’t want to miss your chance at experiencing this confident ride, so visit our Ford dealership in El Paso, IL, to schedule a test-drive of the incredible Ford Escape!

Athletic Interior and Connected Technology

The 2017 Ford Escape is unquestionably built for exploring the great outdoors. You and your passengers will be embraced by durable and tasteful cloth or leather-trimmed seating every time you enter your Escape, and you’ll personally enjoy an available ergonomic, heated steering wheel if you wish. When it comes time to load up the family for a weekend getaway, don’t worry about over packing because your Ford Escape can configure to create a generous 68 cubic feet of cargo space thanks to its 60/40 split rear seatbacks! Additional technology perks can include:

  • Siri® Seamless Integration
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Class-exclusive hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Personalized Performance

Don’t be afraid to explore when you’re driving the new 2017 Ford Escape because no matter what unfamiliar terrain you encounter, your Escape will be able to expertly handle it. When you opt for the available Intelligent 4WD, you’ll traverse over the most adverse terrain in complete confidence and control, as the system monitors your traction and road conditions every 16 milliseconds for the perfect handling. Shifting into the right gear for your environment smoothly is a breeze, too, thanks to the 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission that can come with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters if you choose to upgrade. These capable engine options include:

  • 5-liter EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop that exerts 179 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-liter Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® engine with Auto Start-Stop that produces 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque
  • 5-liter iVCT engine that generates 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque

Awarded Safety

The 2017 Ford Escape has been awarded a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA* for its outstanding driver-assistive technologies. You can help keep you and your family safe with available safety features like the available Lane-Keeping System, which alerts you to when you suddenly start to drift outside your designated lane by gently vibrating or deploying steering torque to guide you back to safety. Should you want an extra layer of protection while coasting down the highway at fast speeds, you can opt for the available Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with Cross-Traffic Alert, as well. You can protect yourself further with safety features that can include:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collison Warning with Brake Support
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control (RSC®) and Curve Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Safety Canopy® System

It’s time to go enjoy an open-air drive with your friends and enjoy what nature has to offer in the brand-new 2017 Ford Escape. Visit Heller Ford today to schedule a test-drive of this fun SUV!

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.safecar.gov).