It’s been roughly two years since the 2021 Ford Escape PHEV and Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring were revealed, and yet, those looking to buy one are still waiting for deliveries to begin. As Ford Authority reported earlier this week, those folks mercifully won’t have to wait much longer, as we’re getting close to the start of deliveries for both highly-anticipated models. In the meantime, it seems that 2021 Ford Escape PHEV prices have increased across all trim levels, albeit not by a significant margin.
|Trim Level||Series Code||Original Suggested Price||New Suggested Price|
|Destination and Delivery||-||$1,245||$1,245|
SE trimmed Escape PHEV models are getting the biggest price increase at $425. The SEL is right behind it with a price increase of $305, followed by the top-level Titanium, which has received an increase of exactly $300. The destination and delivery charge for all Escape PHEV models remains the same at $1,245.
It’s worth noting that pricing information for both the Escape PHEV and Corsair Grand Touring was revealed long before either vehicle was available, which they still really aren’t. Both models are viewable via Ford and Lincoln’s websites, and there was a driveable Escape PHEV at the recent Chicago Auto Show, however. Production of both models has also begun at the Ford Louisville Assembly Plant following numerous closures and production cuts stemming from the semiconductor chip shortage, too.
Prior to that major issue, the plug-in hybrid crossovers suffered from multiple delays. Back in July of 2020, Lincoln confirmed to Ford Authority that the Grand Touring was still slated to launch that year. One month later, Ford Authority reported that the PHEVs were scheduled to enter production in November. In October, Escape PHEV and Corsair Grand Touring production was pushed back again because of the Kuga PHEV’s stop-sale and recall in Europe before it was moved to April 5th, and later, April 6th, followed by April 12th and then early May.