Ford 2016 Escape - Arlington Heights Ford

The 2016 Ford Escape Introduces True Utility to Arlington Heights and Schaumburg

2016 Ford Escape

The 2016 Ford Escape offers just about everything drivers are looking for in a crossover SUV. Its size makes it great for loading up passengers and cargo, while its smaller footprint means it's still easy to drive and park. It offers a balanced powertrain and surprisingly sporty driving dynamics, a long list of standard features, and an attractive cabin. In short, it has it all.

Explore the new Ford Escape in depth, and then plan on checking it out in person at Arlington Heights Ford, just a short drive from Schaumburg. We also have a large stock of the 2015 Ford Escape left on our lot if you are looking for a great deal while it lasts.


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2016 Escape Arlington Heights, IL

The 2016 Ford Escape rolls into this year largely unchanged. There are, however, some minor updates that drivers should be excited about:

  • Frame: The exterior has been touched up slightly for a more bold and aggressive appearance, and more aluminum has been incorporated into the body to reduce weight and improve fuel economy.
  • Cabin: The interior of the Escape now sports a multifunctional steering wheel and a revised set of center console controls. A touchscreen infotainment system called the Sync 3 also replaces the MyFord Touch system from previous Escapes.


2016 Ford Escape S - Arlington Heights Ford

Car buyers who are looking for true value owe it to themselves to consider the 2016 Ford Escape. The 2016 Ford Escape S starts at $22,960. Moving up to the Escape SE, the MSRP is $25,160 while the top-of-the-line 2016 Ford Escape starts at $29,245.


Specs and MPG

2016 Escape - Specs and MPG

No matter what kind of performance specs you champion, chances are you'll find it in the 2016 Ford Escape. The standard engine on the S trim is a 2.5L four-cylinder that puts out 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The SE and Titanium trims come standard with a turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder that boosts power to 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. Optional on the SE and Titanium trim is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that serves up 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of toque. When properly equipped, an Escape with the 2.0L engine can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Fuel efficiency ratings for the 2.5L engine stand at 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. For the 1.6L engine the ratings climb to 23 mpg city and 32 mpg highway, and for the 2.0L engine they remain impressive at 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.


Trims and Features

2016 Ford Escape - Trims and Features

No matter which trim of the 2016 Ford Escape you select, expect it to come well equipped and feature a range of advanced technologies:

  • 2016 Ford Escape S: This trim comes with full power accessories including keyless entry, stylish 17-inch steel wheels, a 4.2-inch color display with an integrated rearview camera, as well as Bluetooth connectivity and a six-speaker. Drivers can also use the Sync voice command electronics to control many of the functions of the Escape.
  • 2016 Ford Escape SE: Upgrades on the SE trim include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and foglights, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat and satellite radio. A number of options are available including roof rails, dual-zone climate controls, leather upholstery and a premium nine-speaker stereo.
  • 2016 Ford Escape Titanium: The top-of-the line trim comes standard with all the options mentioned previously and adds a foot sensor for the power liftgate, a push button start feature, ambient interior lighting, and a stereo with a full ten speakers and HD radio. Options include a sunroof, an integrated navigation system, and advanced safety features like blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic wipers and a self-parking system.


2016 Ford Escape Titanium 4wd

Automotive experts have been unanimous in their praise of the 2016 Ford Escape.

  • Edmunds: "The 2016 Ford Escape is one of our favorite small crossover utility vehicles, thanks to athletic driving dynamics, an inviting interior and advanced technology features."
  • Kelly Blue Book: "If you want your compact SUV to offer high style, good handling, solid fuel economy and a compelling blend of features, the 2016 Ford Escape could be just the ticket."
  • Car and Driver: "Its athletic appearance, stylish interior, and entertaining chassis help the Escape distinguish itself in the ever-growing crowd of small crossovers."

Test Drive the 2016 Ford Escape at Arlington Heights

There is a lot to like about the latest Escape. But to fully appreciate just how much it has to offer you really need to experience it in person and take it out for a test drive. Make your way to Arlington Heights Ford located at 801 West Dundee Road in Arlington Heights, Illinois. We are less than 20 minutes from Schaumburg and easy to reach by taking IL-53 north. Look for our dealership right by the Walker Bros Original Pancake House, and feel free to contact us if you have questions about the 2016 Ford Escape or about our dealership.