The Ford Escape has been the compact SUV of choice for many and for 2023, the model gets a major refresh. Ford chose to not reinvent the model completely but stick to making the existing model look more appealing and refined than ever. Buyers will be familiar with the cabin as much won’t change on the inside and the powertrain offering will be a carryover that contains a choice of two EcoBoost engines along with Hybrid and Plug-in-hybrid offerings available. The light bar that spans the top of the grille from one headlight to the other is the 2023 Ford Escape's most notable alteration. This row of LED lights makes the hood appear sleeker. It is supported by an oval grille with 3D-like features, new fog lights, and intakes on either side. On the revised crossover face, Ford reworked the trapezoidal grille. The front bumper is boxier and has more pronounced fog lights, while the grill has a smaller form. Under the main grille, there is a second grille as well.
The back of the Escape has seen fewer noticeable changes, with new upside-down U-shaped LED taillights. This version throws away black plastic cladding down the side of the car in favor of body-colored trim and leaves the rear bumper unaltered. The Ford Escape will stand against the SUVs like Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR-V, and the Hyundai Tucson, which are all similarly sized vehicles but are known to carry a much more refined interior. However, if you're prepared to spend for one of the higher trim levels, the Escape can be equipped with a wealth of optional luxury and convenience options in addition to desirable driver-assistance systems.