New Ford Escape in Carbondale, IL

What Makes the Ford Escape at Vogler Motor Company an SUV Worth Considering

The Ford Escape is a popular compact crossover SUV that provides a versatile and capable driving experience. With a focus on performance, efficiency and technology, the Ford Escape is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of drivers. From advanced safety features to cutting-edge connectivity technology, the Ford Escape offers a wealth of amenities that make it a top choice.

The Ford Escape is an excellent option whether you're in the market for a reliable daily driver or a versatile family vehicle. To learn more about the features and capabilities of this impressive vehicle, be sure to read on.


The Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV that offers a smooth and dynamic driving experience. The EcoBoost® engines enhance the vehicle's performance, providing efficient power. The engine options include a 1.5-liter EcoBoost®, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost®, a hybrid powertrain and a plug-in hybrid option.

The 1.5-liter engine produces 181 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque, while the 2.0-liter engine delivers 250 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The 2.5-liter hybrid option can provide a combined 192 horsepower, while the plug-in hybrid variant can produce up to 210 horsepower combined.

The transmission options include an eight-speed automatic or a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for the hybrid version. The handling of the Ford Escape is agile and responsive, with available features such as Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, Torque Vectoring Control and various drive modes to enhance the performance on various terrain.


The Ford Escape's interior is spacious and modern, offering a range of premium amenities and versatile configurations. The vehicle is available with a range of upholstery materials, including cloth, cloth/vinyl and leather. The available 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat and 6-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat provides a high level of comfort, and you can fold down the rear seats to get up to 68 cubic feet of cargo space.


The Ford Escape boasts a sleek and modern exterior design, featuring a bold front grille, sculpted body lines and a sporty stance. The vehicle has various exterior features, including fog lights, roof rails and a power moonroof. The Escape also offers a range of wheel options, from 16-inch to 19-inch wheels. Additionally, the available hands-free power liftgate makes it easy to access the Escape's spacious cargo area.

Trim Levels

Here's a brief overview of the available trim levels for the Ford Escape:

  • The Escape Base starts off the lineup, offering a range of standard features, including the Ford Co-Pilot360™ driver-assistance suite, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ and a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine.
  • The Active trim level adds features like a dual-zone automatic climate control, SiriusXM® and an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat.
  • The ST-Line provides upgrades such as vinyl and cloth seating with red stitching, as well as various blacked-out exterior elements.
  • The ST-Line Select adds to this with features like heated front seats and LED fog lights. You'll also find an upgraded 2.0-liter EcoBoost powertrain standard.
  • The Platinum trim provides Murphysboro drivers with a built-in navigation system on a 13.2-inch touchscreen display, as well as a wireless charging pad and 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.
  • The ST-Line Elite tops off the ST-Line options with the premium features of the Platinum trim, but the unique styling of the ST-Line models.
  • The Plug-In Hybrid trim level offers its namesake powertrain with many of the same premium amenities of the other top trim levels.


The Ford Escape offers the comprehensive Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite of safety features to help keep you and your passengers safe on the roads around Murphysboro. Some of the available safety features include:

  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane Keeping System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Reverse Brake Assist

The Ford Escape is a versatile and capable compact crossover SUV that provides a range of features and capabilities to meet the needs of many drivers. With its focus on performance, efficiency and innovative technology, the Ford Escape is a top choice at Vogler Motor Company. We invite you to visit our Carbondale, IL dealership and browse our inventory of new Ford Escape SUVs to find the perfect one for you!

  1. Vogler Motor Company

    1170 E Main St.
    Carbondale, IL 62901

    • Sales: (618) 457-8135
Loading Map...

Get in Touch

  • Contact our Sales Department at: (618) 457-8135
  • Monday8:30am-6pm
  • Tuesday8:30am-6pm
  • Wednesday8:30am-6pm
  • Thursday8:30am-6pm
  • Friday8:30am-6pm
  • Saturday8:30am-4pm
  • SundayClosed