Yes it well but the 2017-2019 Escapes will not allow you to use the snorkel due to it's new bumper configuration. On the earlier years though it's pretty straight forward and easy. You can find one example of a snorkel install here..
This isn't a how-to, but since there's nothing that I could find except for small snippets here and there on the subject, he's a simple thread on installing the Velossa Tech Big Mouth intake system on a Gen 3 Escape. I installed this one in a 2013 Ford Escape with the 2.0, but unless someone...