• My 2013 Ford Escape Adventures!

    by  • October 22, 2012 • 2013 Ford Escape Series • 30 Comments

    If you haven’t heard the news yet, Ford Motor Co. has given me the wonderful opportunity to test out the all new Ford Escape!  Come tomorrow, Tuesday October 23rd, I’ll be riding in style learning all about Fords newest baby, and tweeting for Ford using Twitter hash tag: #tweet4ford.

    I am beyond excited to drive the all new Ford Escape for several reasons, the first one being how green this vehicle is.  As an example, the Ford Escape’s interior carpet is made from 25 recycled 20 ounce plastic bottles, seats and head restraints contain 5% soy foam, the insulation in the dashboard contains more than 10 pounds of scrap cotton from jeans, sweaters, T shirts among other recycled items, and the climate control gasket, powertrain undershields, and wheel arch liners all contain 100% tire and plastics recycled materials.  There is also an option to purchase a Ford Escape with a 1.6 or 2.0 liter Eco Boost engine, which improves efficiency of intake and exhaust, improving fuel economy and power delivery!

    Another reason I am excited to try out the all new Ford Escape is the hands free technology which includes: a liftgate with motion-sensing technology, and upgraded MyFord Touch® system that makes connecting with digital devices on the go even easier!  I’ll be blogging and tweeting all week about my experiences, so stay tuned for pictures of all the amazing features.

    In addition to all the above, the Ford Escape is projected to have the best fuel economy of any compact SUV! I think we can all take comfort in knowing that vehicle manufacturers like American made Ford, are taking our budgets into consideration when it comes to fuel economy.

    So stay tuned for my daily adventures while I drive around town in the all new Ford Escape! If you love all American companies like Ford, help me spread the word on Twitter using hashtag #tweet4ford, and share my blog posts amongst your friends!  I will also be documenting my 2013 Ford Escape Adventures over on my other site Memoirs of a Modern Day Wife.

     

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    30 Responses to My 2013 Ford Escape Adventures!

    1. October 22, 2012 at 8:35 am

      This is a beautiful ride. How very exciting indeed it must be to drive it. I love that it’s “going green”, a effort that through I am realizing just how important it is.

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 9:07 am

        Yes, Green is becoming very important and I am so happy to see that Ford has jumped on the bandwagon with the Ford Escape!

    2. October 22, 2012 at 9:00 am

      Well, have fun!! The Escape has always been one of my favorites.

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 9:06 am

        Thank you Sofia :D

    3. Anne
      October 22, 2012 at 10:14 am

      WOW! I really love the look of the new Ford Escape! I also love the fact that it is a greener vehicle! That is so important! Thanks for sharing this, can’t wait to hear more about the features!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:27 am

        Isn’t it a beauty?! Love it!

    4. Jenni
      October 22, 2012 at 10:15 am

      This is great! I’m so excited for you! What a beautiful vehicle!!!!!!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:27 am

        I’m in love, really-and I haven’t even gotten the car yet, lol.

    5. Lisa
      October 22, 2012 at 10:15 am

      WOO HOO! You go girl! What a great opportunity! Can’t wait to hear more about it!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:28 am

        Woot! Stay tuned for tomorrows post :)

    6. Lee
      October 22, 2012 at 10:16 am

      Awesome, a green SUV! Love that American car manufacturers are focusing more on this. Also delighted to hear about the fuel economy, so important!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:30 am

        Green is so very important right now and I am so happy to see that an American company like Ford Motor Co. is placing emphasis on this. And fuel economy- Oh yeahhhhh, very important!

    7. Abigail
      October 22, 2012 at 10:17 am

      See, I didn’t even know Ford was coming out with a new Ecape. Totally loving the look of the 2013! Definitely keep us posted about your adventures!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:33 am

        SURPRISE! :D

    8. Bree
      October 22, 2012 at 10:19 am

      It is so nice to see larger companies like Ford supporting bloggers by giving them these types of opportunities. This one couldn’t have been given to a better blogger! Can’t wait to read tomorrow’s post.

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 10:35 am

        Ford is a great company. I have owned a handful of Fords and they never let me down. Thank you for the compliment :D

    9. Heather
      October 22, 2012 at 11:57 am

      Whaaaat?!?!?! Nice! I am a Ford girl myself and it is so nice to hear that Ford is “greening” their vehicles! I am totally stalking your blog for the rest of the week to hear more!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 12:07 pm

        Stalk me! I love it!

    10. Lana
      October 22, 2012 at 11:59 am

      I love the metalllic silver color of this car! Now I totally want one of these!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 12:08 pm

        I honestly love all the colors the 2013 Ford Escape comes in. Totally loving the fact that, no matter what the color, the Escape looks great!

    11. Michele
      October 22, 2012 at 12:01 pm

      I love many things about this post! First, the vehicle- awesome! Second, the fact that you are a local blogger advocating for an American company- super awesome! Cannot wait to read the rest of your posts!!!!!!!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 12:09 pm

        Awesome indeed! And yes, I am a huge supporter of American made products :D

    12. Ben
      October 22, 2012 at 12:03 pm

      LOL- my wife made me read this, we are in the market for a new car. So glad I did! The Ford Escape is now on the top of our list. Thanks for the overview!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 12:10 pm

        Ben, I am so glad your wife made you read this :) Stay tuned for my daily posts (or, tell your wife to stay tuned ;) )

    13. Missy
      October 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm

      Can’t wait to hear more about your experiences!

      • Ashley B.
        October 22, 2012 at 3:26 pm

        Thank you Missy! Can’t wait to write about them :)

    14. October 23, 2012 at 9:46 am

      I have to admit that I enjoy the new look of the Escape, a lot better than their previous attempts, thanks for the great article.

      • Ashley B.
        October 23, 2012 at 10:08 am

        I like the new look too. I am prone more to a sleeker, more aerodynamic look.

    15. October 23, 2012 at 11:27 am

      Love the new look of the escape! Awesome article!

      • Ashley B.
        October 24, 2012 at 9:08 am

        Thank you Susan :)

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