2001 Ford Escape Overview

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XLS
55 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,262
XLS 4WD
44 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,068
XLT
Avg. Price: $4,941
XLT 4WD
Avg. Price: $5,335

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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 18 reviews

01 Escape Xlt by Cory
 — I own an 01 Escape V6 FWD, LOVE it so far, drives great, handles great. I bought it from an owner that mostly kept the car in California so I can't attest for body integrity too much, but the car is... Read More
Safest Vehical Against Semi Colission. by Joshua
 — I like the fact taht its good a nice sound system in it for an SUV i dont liek it that my radio doesn't show time. oh well. will have taht replaced. It is a very strong car. My car has already been ba... Read More
2001 Escape by Tiffany
 — This has got to be the best SUV out there. I was getting about 26 MPG and it had 4WD. It could fit 8 comfortably and still have cargo space. The interior was pretty basic but clean. It was the perfect... Read More

2001 Ford Escape Overview

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Based on 18 reviews

2001 Ford Escape

The 2001 Ford Escape was seen by many drivers and reviewers as a delightful surprise from Dearborn.  Although Ford had made a tremendous fuss about its plans to launch a smaller, more nimble SUV, the '01 Escape delivered far beyond expectations.

With a 173-inch overall length, the 2001 Escape was a pixie among the sport-utility market's behemoths.  Despite its relatively small size, though, it managed to fit five adults in reasonable comfort, and hold 33 cubic feet (with rear seats up) or 63 cubic feet (with rear seats folded) of cargo.

The entry-level engine for the '01 Ford Escape was the 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder Zetec with a 130-horsepower output.  An optional upgrade, to the 3.0 liter, 24-valve Duratec V-6, with its healthy 200 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque, transformed the Escape into a little powerhouse.  

ABS front-disc brakes gave the Escape great stopping power, and optional front-side airbags added security.  Despite its outdoorsy stylings, though, the 2001 Escape wasn't a great off-road vehicle; designed for suburban streets and interstate highway, the Escape was more comfortable there.

And speaking of 'comfort,' the Escape was easy on the wallet when it came to the gas pump, with mileage rated at 18-23 mpg city, 24-28 mpg highway, depending on model.  Not bad at all for a sturdy little packhorse that could tote a bunch of people and cargo!

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Ford Escape Questions

Jcoyle1983
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I Have My 01 Ford Escape 4 Cyl, It Dies At Idle And Idles Very Low. I Got C...

I changed out my Crankshaft position sensor 3 times, after getting code P0320. I keep getting the code and also the vehicle shuts off at idle and idles very low, I am not sure what to do with this. ...

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Jcoyle1983
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The Bottom Piece Of My Crankshaft Sensor Is Worn To The Point Of The Actual...

I have already replaced the Crankshaft Position Sensor on my 01' Ford Escape 3 times. And every time I remove it, it has the bottom piece worn out to the point of the magnet being visible. Is this n...

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djj1
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When You Use The Turn Signal The Door Ajar Light Blinks With The Signal Ind...

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Deano51
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Have Awd 2001 Escape And Cannot For The Life Of Me Locate The Filler Plug F...

On a regular rear end, like my Ranger I find the plug but with the half shafts and all the other stuff in the way I cannot locate the filler. The vent and a plug on the cover are obvious but the plug ...

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pepelucaz
0

Anti Theft Go On When I Use The Wiper . This Just Start Few Week Ago .. Whe...

And sometime the car will not turn on .. And to make it go on i need to move the wiper speed stick and put it betwing speed like low and medium and turn the key on

22 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)