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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 Hybrid N/A N/A N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door V6 Hybrid N/A N/A N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door V6 Hybrid Premium N/A N/A N/A N/A
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door XLS 22 28 $19,904 $21,020
FWD 4-Door XLT 22 28 $22,446 $24,045
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 28 $23,884 $25,625
4WD 4-Door XLS 20 26 $21,513 $22,770
4WD 4-Door XLT 20 26 $24,039 $25,795
4WD 4-Door Limited 20 26 $25,476 $27,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$19,904
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$350 / month
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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
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - 29.6
Track Width, Rear (in) - 60.2
Wheelbase (in) - 103.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 35.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 31.4
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16.5
Steering
Steering Type - Pwr
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
Tires
Front Tire Order Code - T53
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - T53
Front Tire Size - P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3268
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 550
Engine
Engine Type - Gas I4
Fuel System - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code - 997
Displacement - 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 171 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 22
Transmission
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 -
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
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
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
Summary
Body Style - 4 Door
Vehicle Name - Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 7
 
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