2013 Ford Escape Interior Review

The 2013 Ford Escape interior is well constructed and rooted in practicality with wheel-mounted audio controls, faux metal finishes, and more.
Written by Talullah Blanco
Reviewed by Brittni Brinn
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With wheel-mounted audio and cruise control, cloth upholstery, and faux metal finishes, the 2013 Ford Escape interior prioritizes practical use over high-end features. The interior of the Escape will meet the driver’s most basic needs. 
From what’s under the hood to the exterior finishes and interior specs like seating capacity and cargo space, there’s a lot to consider when purchasing a vehicle. That’s why we’ve created this guide to the 2013 Ford Escape interior to help make the
car buying
process a little easier.
We’ll cover all the interior specs you need to know including seating capacity and dimensions, featured tech, storage space, and styling. Let the tour begin!
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2013 Ford Escape interior

The 2013 Ford Escape had an original MSRP of $23,295 but now the fair market range is between $6,272 and $7,991 for this compact crossover SUV with a typical listing price of just $7,332
With an accessible entry-level price point like that, the 2013 Ford Escape interior is practical in nature and will meet your basic needs. Let’s find out what you get when you step into the 2013 Ford Interior.


You can seat five passengers comfortably in the 2013 Ford Escape. Cloth upholstery and front-row bucket seats are standard on the S base trim level. Find out what features you’ll get access to with higher trim levels:
  • Second-row reclining 60/40 split bench seat (SE, SEL, Titanium)
  • Heated leather-trimmed front seats (SEL, Titanium)
  • 10-way power driver seat with memory (SEL, Titanium)

Interior dimensions

Total passenger volume
Front headroom
39.9 inches
Front legroom
43.1 inches
Front shoulder room
56 inches
Front hip room
54.8 inches
Second-row headroom
39  inches
Second-row legroom
36.8 inches
Second-row shoulder room
55.3 inches
Second-row hip room
52.4 inches
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When it comes to tech, the base S trim level comes with the bare minimum. Here are the standard tech features on the entry-level 2013 Ford Escape:
  • Six-speaker AM/FM stereo with auxiliary jack
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Programmable MyKey system
  • Power heated mirrors
  • 12-volt rear and cargo area power outlets
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) technology
  • Single-zone front air conditioning
  • Cruise control
When you upgrade to the
, and
trim levels you’ll get access to premium features like A/V connectivity, an intelligent 4WD system, a 10-speaker SONY Audio System with HD radio, and SYNC with MyFord Touch.
Opting for the Parking Technology Package adds active park assist, cross traffic alert with BLIS, rearview camera, and reverse/forward sensing systems which come standard on the SEL and Titanium trim.


With 34.3 cubic feet of trunk space when the rear seats are upright and a maximum of 68.1 cubic feet when they are folded down, the 2013 Ford has less overall space than its competitors such as the
Toyota RAV4
Honda CR-V
If you’re looking for a Ford with more cargo capacity, you may want to consider the mid-size
with 104.6 cubic feet of total trunk space.


The 2013 Ford Escape’s interior styling is based on practicality with cloth upholstery, faux-metal finishes, and chrome door handles. Even the Titanium trim is modest with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-trimmed seating, a 10-speaker SONY audio system, MyFord Touch, and available 4WD intelligence. 
If you’re looking for a compact crossover
with basic interior features and styling, the 2013 Ford Escape will be the perfect affordable option for you. 
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