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SEL Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$28,170 - $29,920
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21-23 City / 28-33 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 1.6L I4 EcoBoost engine -inc: 3.21 final drive ratio
  • 1.6L I4 EcoBoost engine -inc: 3.51 final drive ratio
  • 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission
  • Front wheel drive
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Battery saver
  • Rear stabilizer bar
  • Electric pwr-assisted steering (EPAS)
  • Front/rear ABS disc brakes
  • Dual chrome exhaust

Exterior Features

  • 18" sparkle nickel aluminum wheels
  • P235/50R18 tires
  • Mini space-saver spare tire
  • Wheel nut wrench & jack
  • Rear body-colored spoiler
  • Front/rear body-colored fascias
  • Chrome beltline molding
  • Gloss black upper & lower grille w/chrome bar & chrome trim surround
  • Halogen headlamps w/autolamp
  • Fog lamps
  • Body-colored heated pwr mirrors w/memory -inc: turn signals, puddle lamps, integrated blind spot mirror
  • Body-colored liftgate
  • Privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Chrome liftgate garnish
  • Body-colored door handles

Entertainment Features

  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: aux audio input jack, auto volume control
  • (9) speakers
  • SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, SYNC services 3-year prepaid subscription w/GPS based turn-by-turn driving directions & traffic reports & info services
  • SIRIUS satellite radio w/6-month prepaid subscription *N/A in AK or HI*

Interior Features

  • 1st row heated leather-trimmed bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/memory & pwr lumbar, 2-way manual passenger seat, dual head restraints
  • 2nd row reclining 60/40 split-bench seat w/tip fold-flat latch -inc: head restraints for all positions
  • Front center console w/armrest
  • High gloss black console top
  • Rear center armrest
  • 1st & 2nd row floor mats
  • Driver left footrest
  • Color-keyed leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/speed & audio controls
  • MyFord Touch
  • Ice Blue lit gauge cluster
  • Message center
  • Compass
  • Outside temp display
  • Center-stack w/painted black top of dash display
  • Global pwr windows w/1-touch up/down
  • Pwr automatic locking doors
  • Remote keyless entry
  • SecuriCode keyless entry keypad
  • Universal garage remote
  • Perimeter alarm
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system (PATS)
  • Dual electronic automatic temperature control
  • Rear window defroster
  • Chrome register vents
  • Glove box
  • (4) cup holders
  • (3) pwr points -inc: 1st row, 2nd row, cargo bin
  • High gloss black window switch bezels
  • High gloss black center finish panel
  • Chrome door handles
  • Unique accents on instrument panel & door
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
  • Headliner microphone
  • Overhead console
  • Dual visors w/illuminated mirrors
  • (2) front/(2) rear grab handles
  • (2) 2nd row coat hooks
  • Lighting -inc: illuminated entry, map lights, center dome, cargo area
  • Ambient lighting
  • Chrome & leather-trimmed shift knob
  • Driver seatback map pocket
  • Cargo floor hooks

Safety Features

  • Emergency brake assist system
  • AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Traction control
  • Front dual-stage airbags
  • Driver knee airbag
  • Safety Canopy front/rear side-curtain airbags
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Smart occupant sensing airbags
  • Personal Safety System
  • Child safety locks
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
  • 3-point height adjustable retractable seat belts w/pretensioners
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for rear outboard seats
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

2013 Ford Escape Owner Reviews

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Many pros, only a few cons.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I love how easy the 2013 ford escape is to drive. Love my heated leather seats. Air conditioner and stereo always work great. Front seats are very comfortable, back seats are easy to fold down. Plenty of cup holders and great places to store cards, receipts, & loose cash (clips on visors, card slot holder under air conditioning controls, hidden clips under lid of center console). Mine is all wheel drive and I have never had an issue with getting stuck (and I live in Colorado, driven it in snow/mud up and down the mountains). The only negatives I have is that the road noise is very loud, back seats are uncomfortable, and the battery is a pain to get to if you want to replace it yourself. Other than that, I absolutely love my car! Very reliable!

- Samantha P

From city driving to rough terrain of mountains, I couldn't ask for a better car

2013 Ford Escape SEL

The Ford Escape SEL is a great vehicle for easy transportation of people and their belongings with comfort and style. The design makes sense and is easy to understand while in the car driving. I never feel like I have to look down at my dash or my radio for more than a few seconds to get the information that I need. Having the heated seats and lots of space for people in the back seats has made this car very easy and enjoyable to own. The only issues I've ever had were never internal issues from the car itself breaking down, it was from a deer hitting the front of it. The car kept me and my dogs safe and I was happy how quick and easy to get the parts for the repair.

- Hannah R

Easy to manage and maintain.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

The Escape is very reliable. It seats 4 people comfortably, but can seat 5. The gas mileage is pretty decent for an SUV. It's easy to drive and has good pick up speed. It's easy to park because it's not a large SUV. The space in the back is pretty roomy and can hold plenty. The back seat folds down too in case more storage is needed. I like the that I just have to press one button to have the back open and close. Mine is set up with Microsoft Sync and the Bluetooth capability is so helpful. It cools up on hot days and heats up on cold days fairly quickly and evenly. I enjoy driving my Escape.

- Kimberly C

2013 Ford Escape does the job

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I love my Ford Escape. It handles well and has been pretty reliable. The only issue I have had was the air conditioner not blowing cold air but that has been fixed. There have been several recalls but for has taken care of them. The only negatives I have is that the touch screen is a bit awkward to deal with when driving, and that I can't change light bulbs without taking it in to the shop. Other than that it has been a great family vehicle, handles well in the snow, and has a lot of cargo space.

- Neil A

Sturdy, reliable vehicle that will last a long time.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I have had my escape since december 2013 and have driven it from montana to north dakota and utah, nevada, california, wyoming and it is still going strong. . I've taken it to and from work which includes a large chunk of dirt roads and rocks and it has not had much damage besides a dent but barely noticeable. I've had some issues with the air conditioning on and off which has been a little pricey.

- Rebecca H

Nice to drive, expensive to fix.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I bought my Ford used last year & it only had 46,000 miles on it, now having almost 50,000. Since I've had it I've had numerous problems with it. The first problem I had was 3 days after buying it! So I will tell any potential buyers that while this is a good car which comes with so many different features & settings, it's also an unbelievably expensive car to fix when something goes wrong.

- Stephanie W

I love the automatic door key entry! Such a cool tool.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

This year's car model has an issue with constantly refilling coolant due to a heater issue. Other than that only issue, it has been perfect for me. I use it daily and have had very little trouble with it. The interior looks very modern for a 2013, and the body style is the perfect crossover size for an SUV. It gets fairly good gas mileage for being a small size.

- Stephanie W

Rated fair neither extremely bad or amazingly great.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Good for getting me around town and to/ from work. Rolling the windows down/ up drains the battery on the vehicle. The motor protector underneath is plastic and the company does not offer a replacement if it cracks/breaks. The plastic screws for the protector are not offered for sale so if lost/ fall off must zip-tie in for keeping in place.

- Joy K

Amazing drive and interior!

2013 Ford Escape SEL

The vehicle runs well in any type of weather and drives well in winter or rain. The interior is very nice and the car really has all the bells and whistles you could need. The rear assist parking is wonderful and the car does amazing on the highway. It is the perfect car for wherever you would like to go, on short distances or long ones.

- Megan R

Highlights of my car to myself

2013 Ford Escape SEL

My car is very comfortable. I love having my controls on my steering column. It makes driving my car very easy. I also love the interior, the seats are faux leather, which will be very helpful to clean when my son gets older. I also enjoy the mirror in mirror on the side mirrors. I love being able to have a complete view of my car.

- Amy E

Perfect for bad weather conditions

2013 Ford Escape SEL

The gas mileage is not the best, when my car is in the sun or gets hot the radio does not work, sometimes my radio just turns off. Drives decent, excellent in bad weather. Goes through breaks and tires every 2 years. The seat warmers in the front are nice warms up fast in the winter. A.C does not take long to cool off either

- Candace T

reliable old Betsy even at the highest mileage

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I like the way it drives, its smooth and doesn't have lag when speeding up when needed. I have a lot of miles however it doesn't seem to slow it down. It is comfortable and I highly recommend the sel package e cause of the screen. The room in it is spacious. I have one issue with the moon roof but they fixed in to perfection

- Katie O

Great ride and value for the money.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

My escape is roomy, comfortable and great on gas. The touchscreen is very easy to use. I love having my phone calls over the speakers. I am not a technology person so if I can work the system anyone can. I have plenty of space for groceries or luggage. I can also fit my three grandsons in the back seat, 2 are in car seats.

- Carrie R

My brown 2013 ford escape sel.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Currently my radio is not working and that inhibits the sensors in the back to not notify me that I am close to hitting something in the back. I also have difficulty with the engine at times where it feels like riding over rumble strips. The overall reliability of the car is great and I have great gas mileage.

- Cecilia M

Nice practical small family crossover SUV.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I did have some problems, most were covered by the warranty. It is basic ok for driving around town. I wish it got better gas mileage. It has been reliable, the battery had to be replaced in 2018. There were some recalls. I see a lot of them on the road, so I guess that is a good sign. Affordable.

- Carol H

Great small SUV, plenty of room.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Perfect size SUV for children. I have two kids and plenty of legroom for them in the back and storage in the trunk. Love the autostart as well as the automatic tailgate. The gas mileage is great too!! The heated seats are nice. It has plenty of power. Just the perfect size for what I need.

- Ashley R

The amazing exterior and interior

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Drives smooth. Barely had any problems with it. Wish it had remote start and a sunroof. Takes off very well. It is green which is such a beautiful color for this car. Has leather seats. AC and heat work like a champ and super quickly!! Has an alright stereo system, could be better though.

- Shelby L

Ford Escape, Good Quality for Price

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Have had slight engine problems; with overheating and oil. Overall performance is good, drives smooth. Has very good features like Bluetooth & hands-free. Leather seats, and automatic chair settings is also nice, seats are super comfortable for long drives. Gas mileage is awesome.

- Abby G

Why I like my Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Very quick to accelerate good on gas has a nice drive to it has a standard transmission option kind of sporty not to happy with the exterior shape of the car. Very spacious, roomy cargo area. Has a touch screen with GPS and XM radio and Bluetooth comes with nice factory rims

- Juan E

Great features with a few faults

2013 Ford Escape SEL

I always wanted to drive an Escape. I love the touch screen, navigation, separate air controls and media features. I had some transmission issues, an issue with a sensor that was very expensive and an issue with the fuel pump. Other than that it has been a very reliable car.

- Anna F

Review of Ford Escape from one who has it.

2013 Ford Escape SEL

My Escape has been great. All the features make for a smooth ride. The remote starter is a life saver during the really hot or really cold months. SYNC is a feature that every car should come with. The car is roomy enough to fit my family of 5 comfortably for long trips.

- Adam F

2013 Silver Ford Escape SEL

2013 Ford Escape SEL

We have had engine problems and problems with the turbo. The turbo has been replaced two times and the engine had to be rebuilt after a lot of other work. I do like the space the vehicle has and it is nice to drive with plenty of space for the family and items to haul

- Breanna R

Sync issues

2013 Ford Escape SEL

Fighting with Ford over Sync radio and display issues. System frequently crashes ever since purchased the vehicle new. System now totally dead. 8th newFord I’ve purchased and this stinks! Have been loyal but expected better customer service.

- Joan

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