2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Available

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The Ford Escape is Ford’s best selling SUV ever. To capitalize on the upside and minimize the downside, the 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid retains the strong selling points of the gasoline model while offering the improved fuel economy of a hybrid. Ford Escape

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid: 500K Miles, Still In Patrol Service

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A white base-model 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid has just crossed 500,000 miles, which possibly makes it the highest-mileage Escape Hybrid on the road. That''s much higher than the Escape Hybrids with 300,000 miles of taxi service in San If you ever had any doubt that hybrids were durable--and many people do--here''s a case study to set your mind at ease.

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2017 Ford Escape AWD 1.5-liter gas mileage review

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Smaller engines with turbochargers have spread throughout new vehicles as a way to meet the increasingly stringent fuel-efficiency rules that started in 2012. But no maker has been as forward about marketing that technology as Ford, which now offers a range of downsized and boosted engines under the EcoBoost brand. We'd tested a couple of Ford. Fuel Economy

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2017 Ford Escape quick drive review

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The Ford Escape has been a huge popular small crossover SUV since its 2011 debut, and after a quick drive in the updated 2017 model, we're reminded why. While it's not the most capacious entry in the segment, the driving experience is more rewarded and the interior quality remains top-notch even in the current generation's fifth year. The 2017. EcoBoost Drive

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2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Recalled, Also Mercury Mariner Hybrids

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Ford is recalling certain models of its 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid crossover utility vehicles to fix a cooling issue. The recall will replace faulty Motor Electronics Coolant Pumps in approximately 70,209 vehicles. The pump cools electronics related to the operation of the hybrid powertrain. In the affected

Ford Hybrid Cars: Fusion, C-Max, Escape And More, Ultimate Guide

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2004 saw the launch of its very first hybrid, the 2005 Escape Hybrid, and the maker''s cars have gone from strength to strength ever since. Ten years ago, your choice of hybrid vehicles was pretty limited. A lot has changed in those ten years, and the rise of Ford as a real force in the hybrid markets is one of the biggest changes. But what do you

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Ford uses kenaf plant inside doors in the new Escape, saving weight and energy

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The plant replaces oil-based materials inside the doors of the all-new Ford Escape. The kenaf is combined with polypropylene in a 50-50 mixture inside the door of the Escape. The new Escape meets the USCAR Vehicle Recycling Partnership goal that 85% of the vehicle is recyclable.

2013 Ford Escape Crossover Will Boost Gas Mileage, Drop V-6

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The 2013 Ford Escape, the first entirely new design in more than a decade for its popular compact crossover, will be officially unveiled next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2013 Escape will be very similar to the Vertrek Concept that the company But before that, Ford is starting to trickle out bits and pieces of information to build buzz.

Ford’s Urgent 2013 Escape Recall Is Quick, Painless

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But according to Gregory Skwira, copy editor for Automotive News (subscription required), his own personal experience of Ford’s urgent recall of the 2013 Escape crossover SUV to fix a critical failed fuel-line component that Regardless of the reason behind them, official safety recalls can be frustrating for both automakers and car owners.

2013 Ford Escape 2.0-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

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The Ford Escape is one of the most popular compact crossovers on the market today, and its all-new 2013 model goes head-to-head with the Honda CRV and Toyota RAV4. We spent six days with a pale green ("Ginger Ale Metallic") 2013 Ford Escape Titanium 4WD Both of those vehicles were redesigned in 2012 or 2013, so crossover competition is now fierce.

2011 Ford Escape Hybrid

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It was the first hybrid sport utility in the world, launched with great fanfare by Ford in 2004, and for 2011, the Escape Hybrid is still going strong--and still selling steadily. The current design dates back to a 2008 freshening of a basic vehicle first launched way back in 1999. Now an old design in the twilight of its life cycle, the 2011 Ford

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid: Sentenced To Death, So Buy One Now If You Want One

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The Ford Escape Hybrid was not only the first U.S.-built As of the end of September, Ford has sold 110,000 Escape Hybrids, along with 12,000 related built hybrid electric vehicle, it was also the first hybrid sport-utility vehicle--or crossover, if you prefer. It's had a good run, starting in the fall of 2004 and continuing through the 2012 model year.

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Best Used Green Cars To Buy: 2005-2012 Ford Escape Hybrid

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The Ford Escape Hybrid occupies a special place in green-car history. A pet project of then-CEO Bill Ford, the Escape Hybrid was an immediate hit and remained popular through It was the first hybrid built in the U.S., the first one from a U.S. carmaker, and the first hybrid crossover utility. That makes it one of our five best used green cars.

Why Ford Would Be Crazy To Kill The Escape Hybrid: Real AWD

Green Car Reports

Now comes word that the new Ford Escape compact crossover for 2013 may not include the Escape Hybrid model it has sold since 2004. Ford has made lots of changes to its model lineup of late, some of them remarkably quickly. We think that would be a terrible shame, because it takes off the market a unique vehicle: the only affordable hybrid

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New Ford Escape to offer two EcoBoost engines: 1.6L and 2.0L

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The new Ford Escape will offer two different EcoBoost engines: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder and, for the first time in the US, a 1.6-liter four-cylinder. The new Ford Escape contains more sustainable materials than its predecessor. The 1.6 liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine.

2013 Ford Escape: New High-MPG Crossover Selling Strong Even Before Ads

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You might not have seen any adverts for it yet, but the 2013 Ford Escape is already flying out of dealer lots. That's not bad when the auto market is currently undergoing a summer slump, but the first all-new Escape in over a decade really seems to be grabbing the attention of buyers. The Escape's early success probably isn't that much of a

Ford Escape Gas Mileage, 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, VW Wireless Charging: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The U.S. Department of Energy reboots its advanced automotive-technology loan program, the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder takes to the track, and Volkswagen''s plans for wireless electric-car charging. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We''ve added the last updates to our March electric-car sales report; see which plug-in

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Is Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV hurting Prius V wagon sales?

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That was a market pioneered by the Ford Escape Hybrid, in 2004, and one that Ford walked away from for 2013. all-wheel drive Escape Hybrid Prius V RAV4 HybridThe 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the sole mass-market crossover SUV that offers a hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive. It turns out that there seems to be a market for compact crossovers with both AWD and high fuel economy. DON'T MISS: 2016.

2013 Ford Escape Gets Official EPA Gas Mileage Ratings

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When Ford decided to kill its hybrid variant of the 2012 Ford Escape, there was much gnashing of teeth and wailing here at GreenCarReports. But now we know: Ford’s new 2013 non-hybrid Escape can live up to Giving an impressive 34 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, the first -- and maybe best -- hybrid crossover from Ford set a tough act to follow.

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Ford Escape with EcoBoost Engine EPA-rated at 33 mpg highway

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The new Ford Escape’s 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine has earned an EPA fuel economy rating of 33 mpg US (7.13 All three engines in the new Escape are EPA-certified at 30-plus mpg on the highway. Both new Escape engines combine EcoBoost’s core technologies of direct fuel injection and turbocharging and add twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT). l/100 km) on the highway cycle—2 mpg better than the Honda CR-V and 5 mpg better than Toyota RAV4.

New Ford Escape to get EcoBoost

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The new Ford Escape will debut next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show – and is set to benefit from a new line-up of engines including the new 1.6litre and 2.0litre EcoBoost engines. Ford Green cars Latest news ecoboost Ford C-MAX Ford C-MAX Energi Ford Escape Ford Escape Hybrid plug-inIt will be the first Ford SUV to be available with two fuel efficient EcoBoost engines with Ford also moving the [.].

2013 Ford Escape Pricing Released, Sort Of

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There’s a lot to like about the upcoming 2013 Ford Escape, including improved overall fuel economy (although we’re sorry to see the end of the Escape Hybrid), and significantly better styling, both inside and out, than its predecessor. What we didn’t know until now was how much the new Escape would cost.

2013 Ford Escape With EcoBoost: On Its Way To Dealers Now

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Fitted with Ford’s latest green engine technology, the 2013 Ford Escape has started to roll off the production line at Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky. Starting at $22,470, the compact crossover SUV has undergone a complete redesign for this year, giving it a strong family resemblance to the smaller 2012 Ford Focus

Vice-Presidential Debate: Tesla Escapes, Fisker Only Nodded To

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There's probably relief in Palo Alto this morning, as Tesla Motors executives quietly give thanks that their company was not named in last night's vice-presidential debate. The startup electric-car company in Silicon Valley was explicitly cited in last week's presidential debate by candidate Mitt Romney, who deemed Tesla a 'loser'. Romney's

2013 Ford Escape Review

Hybrid SUV Blog

2013 Ford Escape. Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. Hybrids accounted for 22 percent of Escape sales at their peak, according to Ford.

Ford Escape EcoBoost Recall Roundup For 1.6-Liter Engine

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But as the 2013 Ford Escape is recalled for the fourth time, owners might start wondering whether they've made the correct purchase. Ford has announced the recall of 89,000 Escapes and 2013 Ford Fusions in order to fix a fluid Vehicle recalls happen with such frequency that it'd be alarming, if not for the fact that most are only for minor issues.

2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

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The Ford Escape, entirely redesigned for 2013, is one of the best-selling entries in the popular category of compact crossover utility vehicles. The real-world gas mileage of the latest Escapes, however, does not quite seem to equal those cars'' combined EPA ratings. Ford has put a great deal of effort into engineering its EcoBoost four-cylinder

Hybrid Escape vs. Gas Escape

Hybrid SUV Blog

Last month we offered a bumper to bumper hybrid Ford Escape versus hybrid Toyota Highlander comparison and quickly learned that an equally large number of people are interested in the differences between same model gas vs. hybrid sport utilities. Tags: Ford Escape

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Green Sound Insulation Inside Doors Quiets 2013 Ford Escape

Green Car Reports

For its all-new 2013 Escape crossover, Ford has created door bolsters from a plant called kenaf. Ask about green cars and most buyers think only of gas mileage. But there are other ways to make vehicles greener, including the use of renewable materials to replace petroleum-derived synthetic components. The bolsters, which insulate the interior

How much do electric cars really pollute, even without tailpipes?

Green Car Reports

But there's no escaping that manufacturing these vehicles, driving them for 10 years or more, and then disposing of them creates pollution that has a wide range of negative impacts. Personal automobiles have given hundreds of millions of people the great luxury of a convenient and comfortable mode of transportation.

Ford reveals electric car plans for Europe

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Compare: Ford Escape

Hybrid SUV Blog

Ford Escape Still on Top. That’s basically been the case with the compact SUV the Ford Escape. The Escape consistently rates as one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs on the market. Ford offers the Escape in three trims designated XLS, XLT, and Limited.

Ford Escape Hybrid Update For 2011

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The 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV continues to offer superior fuel economy as its past years’ models. The Ford Escape Hybrid has been available for about five years. If you’re looking for a small hybrid crossover SUV, the Escape is the only game in town,” said Edmonds.

Ford Escape Hybrid 2010 Update

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The 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid is advertised as the most frugal sport-utility vehicle in America when it comes to fuel consumption. The Escape Hybrid combines two electric motors generating 94 horsepower with a 2.5 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid Review: The Weekly Driver.

2013 Ford Escape 1.6-liter EcoBoost Recalled For Potential Engine Fire Risk

Green Car Reports

Just one month after deliveries of the 2013 Ford Escape started, Ford has made a formal recall of all Ford Escapes fitted with its 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine. The recall is to replace an engine compartment fuel line, which is at risk of splitting and leaking fuel in the engine bay, potentially causing an engine fire. The fire risk is only present

Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV debuts in Shanghai, U.S. sales all but confirmed: UPDATE

Green Car Reports

The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in the first segment from 2004 through 2012, and then Ford simply walked away from the segment. It's one of the more frequent questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? It took until last year for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to arrive, quickly racking thousands of. hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto Show

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Simply The World's Coolest Taxi

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High-mileage Toyota Priuses or Ford Escape Hybrids? What kind of taxis do you ride in? Battered old Crown Vics? Our bet is that unless you''ve recently spent some time in Norway, you haven''t ridden in a Tesla taxi. DON''T MISS: Envy The Man Who Owns Seven Tesla Electric Cars (In Norway) Given that country''s huge incentives for purchasing and

Ford bucks the hybrid car sales trend

Green Cars News

Though the Ford Fusion Hybrid has spurred sales from non-Ford owners, it is the Escape Hybrid that is continuing to prove popular with Ford customers operating taxi, lifeguard and government fleets thanks to its combination of fuel efficiency and durability. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid Ford hybrid cars Honda hybrids hybrid car sales Toyota hybrids

New Ford Escape launching with two new EcoBoost engines with standard Auto Start-Stop

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The new Ford Escape, being showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show, is the first Ford vehicle to make Auto Start-Stop standard with either of two EcoBoost engines new to the model—a 1.5-liter and 2.0-liter twin-scroll. Ford expects Escape sales this year will exceed that figure.

Dead Hybrid Battery: What Should I Do? (Owner Question)

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We recently received one concerning a 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid, which the owner had left unused for several months. Every once in a while, other media outlets will ask for advice from Green Car Reports on various fuel economy or car technology questions. The car wouldn't start after that, and when she had it towed to her local Ford dealer, the. Maintenance battery pack service Battery Life