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2013 Ford Escape FWD 4dr SE

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  • 2013
  • Ford
  • Escape
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 15,126
  • C23188
  • Automatic
  • White
  • Gray
  • SUV
  • FWD
  • 1.6L 178.0hp

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  • Mint Motors

    Your Freedom To Drive! 323 North Loop West
    Houston, TX 77008

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  • Estimated By E.P.A.

    City MPG Hwy MPG
    23.0 33.0

Vehicle Description

What's New for 2013

For 2013, the Ford Escape is completely redesigned.


Introduction

After years of soldiering on with the same basic platform, Ford's little crossover has finally received a major makeover. Judging by our experience with the 2013 Ford Escape, it looks as if it was worth the wait. The new Escape stands as one of the top entries in a segment that's already packed with excellent choices.

The 2013 Escape has some international lineage, as it is based on the Ford Kuga, a European compact crossover that in turn shares its platform with the Ford Focus. Its gene pool has graced it with handsomely sculpted styling and an athletic chassis. Compared to the outgoing Escape, the new one has a 2.8-inch longer wheelbase and is 1.3 inches wider. Together, these dimensions provide more room inside, while this model's shorter height (by 1.6 inch) contributes to the sleeker look outside. Other interior changes include higher-quality materials, a second-row seat that's much easier to fold down, a "hands-free" power liftgate and the addition of the MyFord Touch electronics interface.

A trio of four-cylinder engine choices comprise the Escape's power lineup, and all run through a six-speed automatic. One is a 168-horsepower 2.5-liter engine carried over from last year, but it's only offered on the base model. The mainstream choice is a new turbocharged 1.6-liter. It puts out 178 hp and returns an EPA-estimated 33 mpg on the highway. Drivers who want quicker acceleration can opt for the 240-hp turbocharged four-cylinder, which effectively replaces the V6 in the old Escape. A hybrid variant of the Ford Escape is no longer offered, however.

The 2013 Ford Escape is better in every way relative to its precursor. Its primary competitors -- the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 -- can't match its engine choices, while the Kia Sportage and Subaru Forester can't match its interior refinement.

One possible downside is price -- once you load up an Escape with all of its nifty options, it ends up being one of the most expensive models in its class. But if you're OK with that, the 2013 Ford Escape should be an excellent choice for a small crossover.




Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options

The 2013 Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV that comes in four trim levels: S, SE, SEL and Titanium.

The S comes with 17-inch steel wheels, an integrated blind-spot mirror, MyKey parental controls, full power accessories, cruise control, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and auxiliary audio jack.

Options for the S are few but include the Sync voice-command electronics interface (includes iPod interface and Bluetooth) and steering-wheel audio controls.

Upgrading to the SE brings a turbocharged engine, color-keyed mirrors/door handles, foglamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, keyless entry keypad, privacy tinted glass, a four-inch multifunction screen, the Sync system, reclining rear seats, satellite radio and steering-wheel audio controls.

Option highlights for the SE include 18-inch wheels, a power panoramic sunroof, a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control and a navigation system.

The SEL adds heated sideview mirrors, one-touch up/down for all windows, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, the MyFord Touch electronics interface, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, interior ambient lighting, an eight-way power driver seat (with power lumbar), heated front seats and an upgraded, nine-speaker sound system.

Options for the SEL include a Cargo Management System (roof rack, interior tonneau cover, power liftgate), a Technology package (keyless ignition/entry, remote start, hands-free liftgate, reverse park assist and a Sony audio system with 10 speakers and HD radio), a Parking Technology package (automated parallel parking assist, front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and a blind-spot monitor), a panoramic sunroof and a navigation system.

Sitting at the top of the line, the Titanium adds a more powerful engine, 19-inch wheels, remote start, keyless ignition/entry, ambient lighting, upgraded leather upholstery and the Sony audio system.

Options include a Titanium Technology package (roof rack, xenon headlights, interior tonneau cover, hands-free liftgate, reverse park assist), the Parking Technology package, full leather upholstery, a power panoramic sunroof and a navigation system.


Powertrains and Performance

Standard and only available on the S is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 168 hp and 167 pound-feet of torque. The SE and SEL come with a turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-4 that makes 178 hp and 184 lb-ft. Optional on these two trims and standard on the Titanium is a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 that pumps out 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque.

A six-speed automatic transmission is standard, and all but the S are available in either front- or all-wheel-drive configuration (the S is front-wheel drive only). Properly equipped, an Escape with the 2.0-liter turbo engine can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Fuel economy estimates for the 2.5 are 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. The 1.6 EcoBoost with front-wheel drive earns 23 city/33 highway, while the 2.0 EcoBoost with front-wheel drive rates 22/30/25. All-wheel-drive versions rate 1-2 mpg less.


Safety

Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags, a driver knee airbag and full-length curtain-type airbags are all standard on the 2013 Ford Escape.


Interior Design and Special Features

Up front in the cabin the Escape provides a pair of well-shaped, generously padded seats that ensure proper comfort and support. Materials and overall fit and finish are excellent. The gauges are large and easily read. But while most controls are intuitive, those for the climate system are awkwardly located, down low and in front of the gear selector. The Sync system works well for both cell phone and audio/iPod integration. Ford has also worked to improve the latest version of MyFord Touch -- it works well, though there's still a learning curve involved.

As before, there's plenty of room inside the Escape, even in the rear seat, which has plenty of head- and legroom. The wide front seats are generously padded, with good bolstering for the seatback. Like the Focus, the Escape has a steering wheel with a sporty, thick rim that enhances this crossover's carlike image. Cargo space behind the rear seats measures 34.3 cubic feet. Flipping the rear seats down via a one-touch lever opens capacity up to 68.1 cubes, about average for the segment. One interesting feature is the optional hands-free power liftgate; as long as the key fob is within close proximity (i.e., in your pocket or purse), kicking or waving your foot under the rear bumper will open the liftgate.


Driving Impressions

Performance ranges from average with the 2.5 and 1.6 engines to downright spirited with the 2.0 turbo. In uphill situations in which the 1.6 needs either extra throttle or a downshift (or both), the brawny torque of the 2.0 pulls the Escape through without a thought. The 2.0 turbo is also quieter and smoother, and offers good punch when you boot it to swiftly pass or merge.

Blessed with the competent Focus platform, the 2013 Ford Escape handles itself well in the curves. Mind you, with its greater weight and higher center of gravity you won't exactly mistake the Escape for a Focus, but it's willing enough when the road begins to twist. The steering doesn't have the spot-on feel of the Focus, but body roll is controlled reasonably well. Things improve further in the Titanium model, as the extra grip from the high-performance 19-inch tires allows more aggressive cornering. Ride in the latter is taut but still supple enough.

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This creampuff has been fully detailed and is waiting for it's new proud owner. The paint is in great shape with only minor scratches. Overall this vehicle is like new in every way. This beauty is fully equipped and comes with Fog Lights, Power Windows, Power Locks, Tilt, Cruise, Factory Alloy Wheels with good rubber, Privacy Glass, Roof Rack, Air Bags, Dual Climate Control, and the Heated Seats Package.
The inside of this vehicle is in great shape as well with no major damage. There are no rips in the seats and no odors at all. No signs of smoking in this vehicle. This vehicle seats passengers with luxurious, comfortable seating, Rear A/C, Leather Seats, Power Driver and Passenger Seats, Driver Passenger and Side Airbags, AM/FM/CD Player are some of the interior options. Call (713) 665-2000
Remember, Mint Motors specializes in low mileage, dependable vehicles with space age financing that can only be obtained through us; offering you Lower Down Payments, Lower Payments and MORE flexibility than our competition.  Also, ALL our vehicles qualify for an additional 5 year, additional 100,000 mile warranty and is only available at MINT MOTORS!
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323 N. Loop W.
Houston, TX. 77008
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 - 5:30, Sat. 10:00 - 2:00

 

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Records available.

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Never seen snow.

Non-smoker.

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Performance tires.

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Satellite radio.

Still under factory warranty.

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Standard Equipment


Finance

Our friendly and helpful staff at Mint Leasing and Mint Motors are ready to answer your questions and provide solutions at the very best level. We have a history of happy, repeat customers that continue to use our services for the best service in the industry.  So let us help you find an interest rate, payment or loan schedule that meets all your needs.  Our online application is secure, free and there's no obligation when you apply. We mean to earn your confidence and satisfaction.

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About Us

Established in 1999, Mint Leasing and Mint Motors provide a refreshing new approach to the lending industry. Our Business Office works with over a dozen lenders to get you the most favorable terms possible. We review every application individually and don't rely soley on credit scores to approve in-house financing. The result is our unprecedented 95% approval rate.

We offer:

--National Bank Financing From 1.9%*

-- First Time Buyers Program

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Warranty

We inspect our vehicles through fully before we purchased them. However, for your piece of mind, we offer extended warranties on top of manufacturer warranty (when still in effect).

We have signed with Preferred Warrantys, an independent third party, that has proven to provide superior product values at an affordable price. They provide these extended warranties for an extra cost.

Please, feel free to inquire about them. Our team is here to help you make your purchase as smooth and convenient as possible.

Disclosure

*not all buyers qualify for prime rate financing or low down payment approvals, but Mint Motors offers the lowest rates and down payment available.
*down payment & monthly payment quotes are through The Mint's hybrid lease with approved credit - tax, title & license fees are due at signing. Not all credit tiers will qualify.