2001 Ford Escape Overview

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XLS
40 national listings
XLS 4WD
49 national listings
XLT
68 national listings
XLT 4WD
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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

derenzo1
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Why Wont My Radio, Door Locks, And Dome Lights Work

Out of the clear blue my radio does not power up, my door locks will not respond to the remote and my door and cargo dome lights have no power to them? Anyone had the same problem?

7,522 views with 12 answers (last answer about a day ago)
04ARVet
5

2001 Escape 3.0l Hard Starting

2001 Escape 3.0L takes a while to start. Once it's started it runs fine. Just replaced the fuel pump, still doing it. Does not have any misfires or engine light on. ECM? IAC? Can smell fuel afte...

78 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
lila31
0

Something Is Leaking And Making My Front Passenger Floor Soak And Wet?

14 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
needadvise123
0

Transmission Shudder

have a 2001 ford escape.had multiple misfire codes.replaced spark plugs & changed the fuel filter and dpfe. misfire cyl codes did not return but now have a transmission shudder,no power & codes for tc...

8,867 views with 8 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)
Dvlie73
0

What Could Cause My 2001escape Not O Start

2001 Ford Escape will not start. I just changed the mass airflow sensor per a suggestion but it still does not start.

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