2020 Ford Escape Towing Capacity

Ford Escape in City

The 2020 Ford Escape may be compact in size, but it boasts supreme capabilities for its class, especially when it comes to performance and towing capacity. In fact, the Ford Escape towing capacity ranges from 1,500 pounds to 3,500 pounds, depending on the powertrain you choose. Learn more with Basil Ford to determine what you can haul on your next Buffalo-area adventure!

Ford Escape Towing Capacity by Engine

Cheektowaga-area drivers will be pleased with the Ford Escape towing capacity, no matter which of the engine setups they select.

  • 2.0L EcoBoost®: 3,500-pound towing capacity with front-wheel or all-wheel drive
  • 1.5L EcoBoost®: 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • Hybrid 2.5L Hybrid iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4: 1,500-pound towing capacity
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2.5LHybrid iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4: 1,500-pound towing capacity

Across the lineup, you can opt to upgrade with a tow package for ultimate towing safety. All-wheel drive is also available, which promises extra traction and control as you tow a trailer, boat, or anything else in the Lancaster area.

Ford Escape Towing and Performance Features

Curious about what keeps Depew-area drivers safe and secure as they tow with the new Ford Escape? The following features enhance towing and performance alike:

  • All-Wheel Drive Disconnect: There's no question that Amherst winters have the potential to be rough, between snowy weather and icy roads. All-wheel drive employs when necessary, and shuts off when conditions are ideal to boost efficiency.
  • Selectable Drive Modes: Control is further enhanced when you can choose between Eco, Sport, Normal, Slippery, and Deep Snow/Sand modes.
  • Trailer Sway Control: Even with a heavy load attached to your Escape, you can maintain control and handling thanks to this system, which restabilizes and corrects any swaying.

Choose a Ford SUV at Basil Ford!

Unsure whether the Ford Escape is the right Ford SUV for you? Compare the Escape to the Ford Edge and to the Ford EcoSport for additional perspective, and then get in touch to schedule a test drive of your preferred model with Basil Ford. We are committed to providing you with the best possible deal on a vehicle you love!