In this video, Simone reviews the 2017 Ford Escape Ambiente FWD. The Ford Escape has had to up its game regarding features, design, and performance to keep up with other heavy hitters in the market like the Toyota Rav 4, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Sportage.

Even though the Ford Escape we review in this video is the bottom spec. It still maintains a lot of features that makes it an acceptable choice, when compared to higher Ford Escape, trims like the Trend and Titanium.

2017 Ford Escape Ambiente


Engine Size: 1.5 Litre EcoBoost Turbo
Max. Power: 134kW 
Max. Torque: 240Nm 
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 7.2 L/100km
Transmission: 6 Speed Auto

Key Features

  • Large Range of Trim Levels
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Great Fuel Economy
  • Push Button Start
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights
2017 Ford Escape Ambiente Interior

When looking at what it offers, the new Ford Escape is a pretty solid choice for the Australian driver. We reviewed the bottom spec Ambiente, which Escape starts pricing at just under $34,000. The Higher spec’d model work their way up to $52,000 for an AWD Titanium diesel.

Similar category cars to the Ford Escape:

2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Haval H6 Lux