2001 Ford Escape Overview

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XLS
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XLT
Avg. Price: $5,246
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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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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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I Have A 2001 Ford Escape V6 2wd. Can You Tell Me If I Need To Drain The Oi...

Replacing the oil sending unit

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Egr Valve Exploded

Has anyone ever seen a EGR valve body blow apart?

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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...

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Will A Transmission Out Of A 03-04 Ford Escape Work In A 01 Ford Escape?

They are both 2wd, v6 and automatic but someone told me the electrical system may differ.???

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I Have A 2001 Ford Escape When I Try To Start My Vehicle It Turns Over But ...

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