So yes, the paper argument for the 1.6 EcoBoost is extremely compelling. But what’s it like on the road? Well, quite good, actually. The charm of Ford’s EcoBoost engines is how they perform at the low end of the spectrum, where most drivers spend most of their time. With a torque peak of just 2500 rpm, the Escape gives the illusion of a much more substantial powerplant under its hood.
This week we test the all new 2013 Ford Escape SE. In this video we take you on a brief visual tour and then hop in the driver’s seat for a “virtual test drive.”