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2020 Ford Escape Gets New Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat Color: First Look

The 2020 Ford Escape introduces an all-new, completely overhauled compact Escape crossover that represents the fourth-generation of the nameplate. In addition to being completely redesigned and re-engineered, the 2020 Escape also adds six new exterior colors to its color palette: Sedona Orange, Dark Persian Green, Velocity Blue, Desert Gold, Star White Metallic Tri-coat, and Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat. Here’s our first look at the new Rapid Red hue.


Assigned order code D4, Rapid Red is a metallic hue. It’s also not included in the base price of the 2020 Escape, adding $395 to the starting price. It is available in conjunction with all interior color combinations and all trim levels, with the exception of the base S trim level.

2020 Ford Escape Trim Levels:

  • S
  • SE
  • SE Sport
  • SEL
  • Titanium

2020 Ford Escape Interior Color Combinations:

  • Dark Earth Gray
  • Sandstone
  • Ebony

Launch Timeframe

As of this writing, the 2020 Escape is already available at the retail level, since the Ford Louisville plant in Kentucky has been churning out units for the past several of months. Models in the Rapid Red exterior color are already on dealer lots. Availability varies by dealer, so be sure to check with yours for complete details.

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