The 2023 Ford Escape Active Trim Overview

August 15th, 2023 by

2023 Ford Escape Active™ Model at Bill Brown Ford

Explore The 2023 Ford Escape Active Available At Bill Brown Ford In Livonia, MI

With the desire to provide its users with the most advanced, capable, and versatile vehicles, Ford has consistently remained at the forefront of crossover evolution and continues to do so with the new Escape Active trim. The compact SUV is the hallmark of performance, practicality, and convenience, offering a slew of innovative tech and features to those who are always on the move. 

The sporty, fun-to-drive SUV is also perfect for city drives, family getaways, and outdoor adventures. Plus, it has all the attributes of an all-around crossover, including elegant styling, generous cargo room, and impressive fuel economy. This week Bill Brown Ford in Livonia, Michigan, has available Escape Active Inventory on the lot ready for immediate purchase or lease. Join Bill Brown as we break down the spec details and discover more about the 2023 Ford Escape Active trim level. 


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With a 1.5L EcoBoost engine at its heart, the new Escape Active trim turns your ordinary daily rides into extraordinary driving experiences. The powerful engine cranks out an astounding 180 hp and 199 pound-feet of torque and is mated to an 8-Speed Automatic Transmission that improves performance and efficiency through smooth and rapid gear changes. The front-wheel drive is standard, and the Auto Stop-Start Technology is included to lower fuel consumption and engine emissions. Those seeking better traction and control can opt for All-Wheel Drive with AWD Disconnect. 

Standard Features

  • 1.5L EcoBoost Engine
  • 8-speed Automatic Transmission
  • 17″ Shadow Silver-painted Aluminum Wheels
  • SYNC 4 with 8″ LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Ice Blue Instrument Panel Cluster Lighting
  • Second-Row Sliding Seats, 60/40 Split-Fold Down
  • Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
  • Power Liftgate
  • Rotary Gear Shift Dial
  • Piano Black Grille with Chrome Strip
  • Ford Co-Pilot360

Available Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Technology Package #1
  • Technology Package #2


One key factor distinguishing the 2023 Escape Active trim from rival crossovers is its astonishing fuel economy. The FWD variant earns up to 27 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, and 30 mpg combined, while the AWD model gets 26 mpg city, 32 mpg highway, and 28 mpg combined. These remarkable EPA estimates make Active Trim the right fit for every journey, whether it’s your daily commute to work or an extended trip to your favorite Michigan outdoor destination.

Cargo Space

The new Escape Active offers an expansive cargo space to store all sorts of stuff, making sure you and your loved ones are fully ready and equipped to embark on endless adventures. The spacious SUV has 37.5 cubic feet of cargo room behind the second row and 65.4 cubic feet with the rear seats folded. The maximum passenger volume is 104 cubic feet, and the seating capacity caps at five.


As soon as you step inside the new Active trim, its refined and thoughtfully designed cabin wraps you in comfort and convenience. The Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control allows the driver and passenger to set their desired temperature separately, and the 8-inch color LCD instrument cluster provides a great deal of information with clarity and detail. The 8-inch LCD Capacitive Touchscreen offers Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility and runs SYNC 4 system to keep you informed, entertained, and connected. Additionally, the rotary gear shift dial adds a touch of sophistication to the interior and frees up space for extra cup holders and more console storage. Other standard interior features include:

  • Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start
  • SiriusXM with 360L
  • FordPass Connect with 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • AM/FM stereo with Six Speakers
  • Selectable Drive Modes
  • Premium-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Cup holders (8 total)
  • Ice Blue Instrument Panel Cluster Lighting
  • Outside temperature display


The 2023 Escape Active trim catches the eye and wins the hearts of crossover lovers with its sleek and stylish design. Accented with a pronounced Chrome Strip, the Piano Black Grille gives the front end a dynamic and imposing appearance, while the sharp LED headlamps accentuate the boldness of the compact SUV. The Power Liftgate offers easy access to the cargo area, and the dual chrome exhaust tips and body-color rear spoiler are added for a sporty, appealing touch. Other notable exterior features include:

  • Body-Color Door Handles
  • Black Sideview Mirror Caps
  • LED Signature Lighting
  • Black molded-in-color lower bodyside cladding

Safety & Driver-Assist Features

From adding peace of mind to your travels to helping you make confident, more informed driving decisions, the new Escape Active does it all with its advanced safety and drive-assist features. The Ford Co-Pilot360 technology comes standard, encompassing features such as Auto High-Beam Headlamps, Lane-Keeping System, Rear View Camera, BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert, and Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB). Other standard safety features include:

  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Personal Safety System
  • Safety Canopy System
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Belt-Minder

The New 2023 Ford Escape Active Available In Livonia, MI

Experience a seamless car-buying journey at Bill Brown Ford, where we prioritize delivering a hassle-free experience whether you’re driving off the lot or custom-ordering your dream Ford model. As Michigan’s premier Ford dealer, we’re thrilled to spotlight an impressive inventory boasting over 700 Ford models, with a diverse selection of more than 30 Ford Escape models, with 9 Active trims in stock for immediate purchase or lease.

Our dedicated sales team is committed to providing the best deals on Michigan’s most comprehensive assortment of new Ford vehicles. Explore our inventory through our online user-friendly TrueView™ Inventory and schedule a test drive to experience the exceptional 2023 Escape Active SUV personally. 

During your visit, the knowledgeable staff at Bill Brown will expertly guide you toward making your dream car a reality. Take advantage of our unbeatable August lease deals, including back-to-school bonus cash offers. As the world’s #1 Ford Dealer, we stand by your side at every stage of the process. 


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