2012 Ford Escape 4WD 4-Door XLT Specs

4WD 4-Door XLT
MSRP based on 4WD 4-Door XLT

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.5L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Style Name 4WD 4dr XLT
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3477
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 67.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.2
Length, Overall (in) 174.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7
Liftover Height (in) 29.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 67.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.9

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23

Performance Specs

Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 171 @ 6000
Displacement 2.5L/152
Engine Order Code 997
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4500
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.51
Trans Order Code 446
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.43
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD -
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.35
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 1.65
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code T63
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code T63
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags -inc: front...
Side airbags
Safety Canopy -inc: rollover sensor
Personal Safety System
All-position 3-point seat belts
MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter,...
Rear outboard LATCH child seat anchors & tethers
Child safety rear door locks
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 60,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
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