You’ve got a green light for fun in the 2012 Ford Escape. The standard 2.5L I-4 engine on Escape gets 28 miles per gallon highway. Escape offers the capability of available 4WD and tons of smart new technology including our latest Ford SYNC voice-activated customizable media system and available Active Park Assist – which helps you parallel park in as little as 24 seconds. Escape’s available Duratec 30–3.0 liter V6 engine is Flex Fuel capable this year so you can run it on gasoline E85 or any blend of the two. Mated to an efficient 6-speed automatic transmission it cranks out 240 hore-power and tows up to 3500 pounds. when properly equipped. Escape is just the right size – inside and out. Its comfort-designed seats easily accommodate as many as 5 adults. Supple leather-trimmed seating and heated front seats are standard on Escape. With the rear seats folded flat Escape delivers up to 67.2 cubic feet. of wide-open space. Escape received 5-Star ratings in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s frontal and side-impact crash tests.. The 2012 Ford Escape leaving you more time for adventure.