2013 Ford Escape: First DriveMatt Hardigree4/18/12 12:00pmFiled to: Jalopnik Reviews2013 Ford Escapeford escape2013 EscapeEscapeFordFord Escape EcoBoostecoboostTop2551EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe Ford Escape has always been the capable compact SUV you never really wanted, but was your go-to response to the question: "I don't off-road. I want an SUV. What should I buy?" The new 2013 Ford Escape is no longer an SUV, but it won't change the answer to that question.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.