When it comes to reliability, the trusted team at Consumer Report knows that Ford's vehicles belong on their list. In its latest Annual Auto Reliability Survey, CR recommended the 2017 Ford Escape under its category for improved reliability. As stated on the Consumer Report website, the recommendations are compiled and based on "road-test scores; predicted reliability and owner satisfaction data from our Annual Auto Survey; and independent safety testing." Get more details on the 2017 Ford Escape by watching the video below:
For those new to the survey, the producers behind it do their due diligence to ensure that it is a comprehensive and informative resource for any buyer. The CR team compiles detailed data from both their digital and print subscribers on over 500,000 vehicles, and goes in-depth on the multitude of potential issues that can arise with cars of all types. From there, the problems and quirks are segregated into 17 trouble areas, ranging from minor nuisances to debilitating needs.
After running the gamut that is Consumer Report's survey, the 2017 Ford Escape has emerged in its good graces - and for good reason. The newest model of the Escape features 1.5- and 2.0-liter turbocharged engines with start/stop capability, as well as upgraded safety features for less stressful driving. Drivers will also enjoy the improved handling. Interested in taking a spin? Don't wait - come by Sound Ford in Renton, Washington today.