Engine type I-4 Interior cargo length 59. Recall Date 2015-09-29 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2001-2008 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured March 31, 2001, to September 1, 2009. Lastly, additional soundproofing materials have been added, the brakes have been upgraded, and the suspension has been re-tuned to improve the ride quality and handling. Yes Review Date: 22nd June, 2011. Don't see what you're looking for? It has a roomy interior, comfortable and convenient with useful cargo capacity. Toll Free: 866 455-7638 Duratec 3.
Faults: 1 Front brake rotors would warp every 75-85k miles. In V-6 form, it offers a good balance of sport and utility, and with a better interior and improved engine, it would be tough to beat. Interior noise levels were comparable to a small sedan's. A compact utility with a sporting demeanor, the Escape is a capable urban runner with a penchant for weekend adventures. Ford Motor Company chairman and scion William Clay…. I am getting 34-35+ in the summer months now. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.
A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. The side cladding should protect from common minor parking lot combat damage. As a result, the shift control lever could disengage from the transmission without warning. Remedy Timken has begun notifying distributors who will offer purchasers replacement wheel bearings, free of charge. Spring and shock settings are firmer than they were in the past, for much less body roll in corners and less pitch and yaw on poorly-paved surfaces. Fuel economy city 24 mpg Load floor height 29.
All Mills dealerships earn an A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau as a result. Ford has done wonders with the F-150, but this generation Escape heralds from a previous design era, with cost cutting readily apparent. Ford's number for this recall is 15S28. But the radio part works. Owners may contact Timken customer service at 1-866-984-6536. Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmissions and either tighten the manual shift lever bolt or replace the manual shift lever assembly.
For green-minded shoppers who opt for the hybrid version, be aware that you'll have to spend years saving money on gas to make up for the premium you paid to get the hybrid version. The inline-four is bundled with a five-speed manual transmission; we would recommend the optional automatic trans, as poor shifter feel, an awkward clutch engagement point, and proneness to wheel-spin minimize the fun of manual shifting. Despite the added weight of batteries, the Escape's 155-horsepower hybrid system provides reasonable acceleration while sipping gasoline at 36 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway. My son has learned to drive the same way by starting with the Hybrid. Rear seat room is good, aided by a nearly-flat floor.
Hang on, wrote one reader: That would add up to almost 240,000 miles. While the tall body has moderate lean through turns, the Escape rotates controllably and, indeed, enthusiastically through turns, making it more fun to drive on curvy roads than most peers. All in all, it is a reliable and convenient vehicle. The recall is expected to begin on October 27, 2014. Plenty of room for 5 persons and camping gear strapped to the top, and would climb mountain dirt roads with no issues. .
Recall Date 2015-06-03 Description The Timken Company Timken is recalling certain aftermarket front wheel bearings, part number 510072, sold from January 22, 2015, to May 21, 2015, to be used as service parts on 2001-2012 Ford Escape, 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute, and 2005-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles. Its very roomy and comfortable. This interior could be very nice with a little more attention to detail, such as reduced panel gaps. Ignition type spark Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 24 mpg of valves 16 Torque 152 lbs. With high mileage on it - I do not take her on trips.
Recall Date 2015-09-29 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2001-2008 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured March 31, 2001, to September 1, 2009. Despite its age, the Escape is still attractive and maintains its family resemblance with the larger Explorer. Fuel economy highway 29 mpg Engine torque 152 lbs. The extra soundproofing and new engine mounts reduce noise, vibration, and harshness, further increasing driving pleasure. The National Highway Safety Administration… Two opposing automotive truths have emerged in the past decade.
I'm so sad because I seriously love this thing. Gray front and rear bumpers S Side steps O Front license plate bracket O Fully galvanized steel body material S Black door handles S Grille black Power remote folding side-view door mirrors S Roof rack rails only Gray bodyside cladding S Rear step bumper S Power door mirrors S 4 doors S Rear cargo liftgate Roof rack load 100 lbs. Eveything else I love about it. The All Wheel Drive got me through several snow storms with no problem. The rest of the kilometers were in the city 9 percent , in heavy traffic 1 percent , and in the suburbs 0 percent.
And don't bother asking about electronic stability control; it isn't even offered. But that's merely the surface, as there are engine and chassis refinements across the line, and a new gasoline-electric hybrid model. The coolant pump for the hybrid system may fail resulting in the hybrid electronics overheating. It's fun to drive - yes the transmission has a slight slip in it now - but after 191,300 miles - I can't believe that's all that's she's having issues with. Black-on-white instruments and silvery plastic trim give it a touch of contemporary sport-import style.