An all-new Ford Escape made its debut in 2017 in the GCC. The new Escape is the first Ford vehicle in the world with available SYNC Connect, allowing users to unlock doors, check fuel level and even locate where a vehicle is parked. Under the hood, two new engines are available. The first is carried over from the previous generation, a 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine, while the other is a new 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder motor. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The base model is two-wheel drive, which optional 4-wheel drive is available. The Escape comes standard with cloth seats, power door locks, windows and mirrors, tilt steering column, speed controls on the steering wheel, 17-inch alloy wheels and electric power steering. The Sync 3 infotainment system gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well. Upgrades include premium cloth upholstery or leather, power front seats, a power moonroof, cruise control, fog lamps, 18-inch alloy wheels and parking sensors. Escape comes standard with front, side and curtain airbags, ABS brakes, AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, blind spot monitor, and adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support. Active Park Assist is also available to park the car itself, whether parallel or perpendicular. Higher models gets adaptive front lighting system which automatically adjust the bi-xenon headlamps according to the environment.