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Selected Style 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid 2WD 5-Door LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,132 $22,495
2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,098 $24,595
2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $25,579 $27,245
4WD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $26,749 $28,495
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 23 31 $26,983 $28,745
4WD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,302 $23,745
4WD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,268 $25,845
4WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 22 30 $28,153 $29,995
2WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 23 31 $26,234 $27,945
4WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 22 30 $27,404 $29,195
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$21,132
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$22,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$375 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If you're keen on green in crossover form, the 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid earns good gas-mileage ratings, but its styling and handling are showing their age. The 2012 Honda CR-V is a great family vehicle, with a thoughtfully designed and comfortable interior, and improved refinement, but it lacks the confident, sprightly feel present in past CR-Vs.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - 38.3
Front Head Room (in) - 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 104.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 58.6
Second Head Room (in) - 38.6
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.8
Length, Overall (in) - 178.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) - 65.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.5
Wheelbase (in) - 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - 54.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 51.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 70.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 39.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 37.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 15.3
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.0
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size - P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3305
Wheels
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 163 @ 4400
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 185 @ 7000
Engine Type - Gas I4
Fuel System - Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.65
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.03
Trans Type - 5
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.53
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.51
Trans Order Code - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name - Honda CR-V
Body Style - Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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