2021 Ford Escape
#51 of 2021 SUVs
#92 of all 2021 vehicles
The Escape, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 2001, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Escape has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Escape provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Escape packs some oomph. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 Ford Escape has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0429% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8955%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0429% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8955% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Ford Escape is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2021 Ford Escape is 5% more likely to result in a fatal accident.
Active safety features with Ford's Co-Pilot360 can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Ford Escape: Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keeping System, and BLIS Blind Spot Detection with Cross-Traffic Alert.