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2010 Saturn VUE Hybrid
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FWD 4-Door V6 Hybrid Premium
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FWD 4-Door XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door XLS 22 28 $19,904 $21,020
4WD 4-Door XLS 20 26 $21,513 $22,770
FWD 4-Door XLT 22 28 $22,446 $24,045
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 28 $23,884 $25,625
4WD 4-Door XLT 20 26 $24,039 $25,795
4WD 4-Door Limited 20 26 $25,476 $27,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$19,904
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Don’t let the 2010 Ford Escape’s boxy, old-school appearance turn you off; the Escape is a solid, fuel-efficient choice for city-dwelling families.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 33.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- 43.2
Height, Overall (in)
- 67.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 37.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 66.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 67.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 40.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 31.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9 x 0.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake Type
- Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 10.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 16.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- 40.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.7
Steering Type
- Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- T53
Front Tire Size
- P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- T53
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3268
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
- 997
Displacement
- 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 171 @ 6000
Engine Type
- Gas I4
Fuel System
- SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.5
Clutch Size (in)
- 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.25
Trans Type
- 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.94
Trans Order Code
- 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Ford Escape
Body Style
- 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7

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