For the first time since just after the turn of the century, the Ford Escape will be all new and completely redesigned. The 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid is coming to our Peotone, IL dealership, proudly serving Bourbonnais, Monee, Frankfort, and the surrounding areas, and it’s certain to be one of the premier compact SUVs available on the American market. Although the Escape is Ford’s isn’t a full-sized SUV, buyers in Illinois shouldn’t automatically sell this compact SUV short. With the ability to seat five passengers, the 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid will be a great choice as a family SUV, especially for those couples with younger children. Though the official number of trim packages has not yet been released, if the 2012 Escape is any indication, Ford will offer at least an SEL package and a top-end Platinum trim.
Ford unveiled the 2013 Escape Hybrid in November of 2011 at the Los Angeles International Auto Show with the intent on releasing the compact SUV in the first half of 2012. All signs point towards that same general release date, and the 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid will be available near Peotone, Bourbonnais, Monee, and Frankfort at Terry’s Ford as soon as it’s been released. It’s been redesigned for drivers in Bourbonnais and the rest of the country, and will give drivers the choice of three different four-cylinder engines; two of them will be turbocharged EcoBoost models with direct-injection. These engines will also maintain a 3,500-pound towing capability with either a front or all-wheel drive. The official EPA-estimated fuel economy has not yet been released, but critics expect at least a 5 mpg increase from the current Escape.
Although the total package of information regarding the 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid has not been released, drivers in Illinois and throughout the country are excited about the prospects of this compact hybrid SUV. There are few vehicles on the market that combine the power, fuel economy, and great interior features that are found in the Ford Escape. The 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid will be available at Terry’s Ford in Peotone, IL, proudly serving Bourbonnais, Monee, Frankfort, and the rest of the state. For more information about the 2013 Ford Escape Hybrid, or to peruse our extensive inventory of new and used vehicles, visit our dealership today.