The Ford Escape, a well-liked (if not best-scoring) option in a competitive field of small SUVs

 has been updated for 2023 with new exterior style, additional tech features, and other changes.

Although the improvements make the Escape better, they are insufficient to elevate it to the top of the class.

In fact, the Escape came in bottom place out of six excellent competitors in our most recent comparison test.

That being said, depending on your demands, the Escape may or may not be appealing or worth a look.

Escape Hybrid Offers Value for a Compact SUV