Seat cushion and head restraint foam, for example, is derived from soybeans.
Carpet in all models is produced using a blend of postindustrial fibers and postconsumer fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. Even the shape of the Escape and the use of the Active Grille Shutters help make the vehicle more aerodynamic for enhanced fuel economy. And the Escape offers two available EcoBoost? engines designed to make efficient use of power and fuel, with highway economy of the 1.6L EcoBoost/automatic transmission being unsurpassed.*