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The 'new' Ford Escape will catch sales the Kuga couldn't

With the launch of the 2017 Ford Escape this week, yet another model has seen the 'badge update' among the larger items on the list of changes for a model-year refresh. We saw it earlier this year with the Holden Trailblazer, recently with much of the Mercedes-Benz range, and let's not forget Infiniti, which went with a range-wide badge-cull some years ago...

2017 Ford Escape pricing and specs: $28,490 SUV to replace Kuga in Australia

2017 Ford Escape announced for Australia with $28,490 starting price New front-wheel-drive, 1.5-litre Trend model Reduced pricing on most models The Ford Kuga is dead, long live the 2017 Ford Escape, says the company's Australian arm. Keen watchers will know, of course, that the Escape is the SUV currently sold in Australia and Europe as the Kuga...

2017 Ford Escape debuts FordPass remote smartphone tech

Ford’s newly revised Escape SUV, which will be sold here as the updated 2017 Ford Kuga, is the first model to feature the company’s new FordPass system, which allows drivers to remotely unlock, locate and start their vehicle via a smartphone app. The ‘FordPass with Sync Connect’ system hooks up to the Escape’s new SYNC 3 infotainment system, which also adds support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...

Ford Escape, Mazda Tribute involved in mass US recalls

Ford and Mazda are embroiled in mass recalls of more than 640,000 vehicles across the US affecting their mechanically identical Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUV models. A recall of 217,500 Mazda Tributes has followed an identical recall of 423,634 Ford Escapes for a speed control cable issue that could lead to a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed, resulting in high vehicle speeds and difficulty stopping that could potentially cause a collision...

How to get a kick out of the 2013 Ford Escape

It’s not everyday a car maker asks motorists to put the boot into one of its vehicle – but that’s just what Ford expects from owners of its 2013 Escape compact SUV. The 2013 Ford Escape revealed at this week’s 2011 Los Angeles motor show features a clever hands-free electronic tailgate that opens and closes simply by kicking a leg under the rear bumper...

2013 Ford Escape revealed at 2011 Los Angeles motor show

The 2013 Ford Escape has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the 2011 Los Angeles motor show - and its expected arrival in Australia in early 2013. Ford's new compact SUV is based on the platform of the Focus small car and will replace the ageing Escape in both Australia and the US, as well as the more current Kuga in Europe...

2013 Ford Escape interior teased: video

Ford has teased the interior of the all-new 2013 Ford Escape. The video – designed to demonstrate the functionality of the upgraded MyFord Touch infotainment system – gives us a sneak peak at the interior of the new Escape about one week out from the international debut of the production model at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show...

2012 Ford Escape engine details confirmed

Ford has confirmed the all-new 2012 Ford Escape will be available with two different EcoBoost engines when it is launched next year. Depending on the market, the new Ford Escape will be available with 1.6- and 2.0-litre EcoBoost options, making the Escape the first vehicle from Ford to offer multiple EcoBoost engines...

2010 Ford Kuga upgraded for UK, Australia to stick with Escape

Ford UK has released an updated version of its Ford Kuga crossover with a range of new engines, powertrain combinations and personalisation options among the highlights. The 2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel engine has been retuned and is now available with 103kW and 120kW. The 120kW engine is 20 percent more powerful than the one it replaces and 0-100km/h acceleration times have been cut by more than a second to 9...