Travel & Lifestyle | All the reasons why I need another escape with the 2016 #FordEscape

I can’t believe how fast time flies – it feels as though 2016 just started and we’re already well into another amazing year around the world with the team. For those of you who follow along with us on social media (@DoTheDaniel), you’ll know that we are continuously attending some amazing events with our friends at Ford Canada.

If you’re like me, sometimes you have the urge to just pack up the car and hit the road with friends or that special someone in your life. Right now, all I can think of is how I can plan another #FordEscape with the 2016 Ford Escape. As one of my favourite Ford Canada vehicles, the Ford Escape is all about adventure and helps to match my busy life both in the city and when I need to hit the road for some much needed time away with Julio. 

You’ll remember that we were one of the first to see the 2016 Ford Escape last summer (click here to see an amazing video we were a part of to celebrate the launch) – and it continues to be my vehicle of choice when we have the opportunity to drive a Ford Canada vehicle.


I love how sporty it can be and the versatility it provides me for running errands in the city or hitting the road.

Over the holidays Julio & I took The Ford Escape on a road trip to Ottawa with Canela to visit my family. It was probably one of my favourite road trips in a long time because it was with my growing family. The ability to drive the 2016 Escape helped me to realize that it’s the perfect city dweller vehicle, but also can be a great option for us as we plan to have children in the coming years. Not to mention, I think Canela loved the spacious back seat once we got her blanket and bed set up!


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Never not on an adventure with @FordCanada. #FordEscape

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For those of you who “speak car” you’ll appreciate some of the following information:

“.. from a large interior with plenty of storage to the 3500-lb. towing capacity and Intelligent 4WD, Escape is as capable as it is smart. Its “kinetic” exterior design conveys a sense of athletic grace and motion, even when Escape is standing still.


The Escape SE comes standard with SiriusXM Radio. The system offers music, talk, news, sports and information channels, and is 100 per cent commercial-free. For driver comfort and convenience, the system recognizes voice activation for certain voice commands to operate the system hands-free.


The rear view camera is now standard on all Escape models. It provides added driver convenience when backing up and is especially useful when parallel parking. The system automatically engages when the vehicle is placed in reverse.


The Escape SE is equipped with the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine which deliver power and performance. The engine helps to save weight, improve quality and enhance fuel economy.


The Reverse Sensing System is a driver-assist technology that helps make parking and reversing easier for the driver. The system alerts drivers to certain objects behind the vehicle while in reverse with an audible tone.”

For more specs on the vehicle, make sure to click here. I’m by no means a car expert, but I can assure you that since I have had the ability to drive the 2016 Ford Escape on several occasions, it’s my favourite of all the Ford Canada vehicles so far. 

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If you have yet to experience the Ford Escape for yourself, why not now? To see the latest and greatest vehicles in the Ford Canada family, make sure to head to and check to see where your local Ford dealership is by clicking here.

I hope that Julio and I find the time to get behind the wheel of the #FordEscape and escape the busy lives we live for some time together away from it all. The road is calling!

Amazing vehicles, innovation and inspiration are all available when you follow @FordCanada on Instagram & Twitter. Use and follow the #FordEscape hashtag to join in on the social media conversation around my favourite Ford Canada vehicle and to tell us what you love most about it as well!

For more behind the scenes of this and other amazing brands and events we are working with, make sure to follow along with the #DoTheDaniel Instagram account. We’d love to have you join us on our adventures around the world!

Photos: Ford Canada & Daniel Reyes


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