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2021 Ford Escape price and specs

Ford's redesigned Escape introduces a plug-in hybrid to the line, the first electrified Ford in Australia. There's also a posh Vignale and standard turbocharged 2.0-litre power, with prices starting at $35,990 before on-road costs.

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The redesigned 2021 Ford Escape is set to launch in Australia in the third quarter of 2020, with prices ranging from $35,990 before on-road costs for the base Escape to $52,940 before on-road costs for the ST-Line PHEV.

A plug-in hybrid variant gives the Escape one-up over the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, while all other Escapes have a standard turbocharged 2.0-litre engine when most rivals don’t even offer one as an option.


  • 2021 Ford Escape FWD: $35,990
  • 2021 Ford Escape ST-Line FWD: $37,990
  • 2021 Ford Escape ST-Line AWD: $40,990
  • 2021 Ford Escape Vignale FWD: $46,590
  • 2021 Ford Escape Vignale AWD: $49,590
  • 2021 Ford Escape ST-Line PHEV FWD: $52,490

All prices exclude on-road costs.

2021 Ford Escape price and specs


The 2021 Ford Escape comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine producing 183kW and 387Nm mated exclusively to an eight-speed automatic transmission. This engine is available with either front- or all-wheel-drive.

The 2021 Ford Escape PHEV uses a naturally-aspirated 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor and a 14.4kWh lithium-ion battery. Combined output is 167kW.

2021 Ford Escape price and specs

Fuel Economy

The 2021 Ford Escape consumes 8.6L/100km on the combined cycle, while the Escape PHEV consumes 1.5L/100km and has a fully-electric driving range of over 50km.


The 2021 Ford Escape measures 4613mm long, 1729mm tall and 1882mm wide.

2021 Ford Escape price and specs


The 2021 Ford Escape has yet to be tested by ANCAP.

All models come standard with autonomous emergency braking with forward-collision warning and pedestrian detection, as well as blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, traffic sign recognition, lane-departure warning, anti-lock brakes, and front, front-side and curtain airbags.

2021 Ford Escape price and specs

Standard Equipment

The base 2021 Ford Escape comes standard with the following features:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Satellite navigation
  • Wireless phone charging
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Reversing camera with front and rear parking sensors
  • Push-button start
  • Remote start
  • 18-inch alloy wheels

The optional Technology Pack adds:

  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Head-up display

Over the base Escape, the ST-Line adds:

  • Sports suspension
  • Body kit
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster

The ST-Line PHEV adds over the regular ST-Line the following features:

  • 10-way power driver’s seat
  • 10-speaker premium sound system
  • Partial leather upholstery

An option pack is available on both the ST-Line and ST-PHEV, which adds:

  • Power tailgate
  • Heated front seats
  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Head-up display

The Escape Vignale adds all the features optional on the base and ST-Line Escape and also adds:

  • Proximity entry
  • Leather seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 10-way power front seats
  • Heated rear outboard seats
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Advanced parking assist
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
2021 Ford Escape price and specs


All 2021 Ford Escape models require servicing every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.

In addition to a five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty, Ford also offers four years or 60,000km of capped-price servicing. Each service has a maximum cost of $299.

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William Stopford
William Stopford

William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel (remember that?), briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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