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2002 Ford Escape Overview


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3.95 stars

Based on 36 reviews

I Love This Car!! Its Amazing What You Can Do With It!! by Fatma
 — I've had this car for 6 years now, I simply love it. it handles very well. the car responds as fast as I can think and that got me out of very tight spots I can tell you that. the plastic lower part o... Read More
My Baby by Erica
 — Shes a smooth ride handles great just now replaced the back brakes and the cars 8yrs. The only problem i have with her right now is the tie rod but thats my fult i sometimes think she can do anything ... Read More
A Great Little Suv That Is More Like A Truck. by Laurel
 — good little SUV. Excellent in the snow. Is a truck and handles like one - rather than a sportscar. Well built, no body issues. Had some water leakage on the insude which took some time to figure o... Read More

2002 Ford Escape Overview

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2002 Ford Escape

The 2002 Ford Escape continued to target younger drivers looking for a smaller, more nimble, zippier SUV. Among competitors in the compact sport-utility vehicle class, though, the '02 Escape offered a roomier-than-average passenger and cargo capacity.

Under the hood, the '02 Ford Escape offered the 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder Zetec with a 130-horsepower output. Buyers could upgrade to the 3.0 liter, 24-valve Duratec V-6, clocked at 200 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque.

Trims available on the 2002 Escape were the XLS and XLT; four-wheel drive was available as an option on both trims. ABS front-disc brakes gave the Escape great stopping power, and optional front-side airbags added security. Even with 4WD and all the extras, though, the 2002 Escape wasn't a great off-road vehicle.  The Escape's real appeal was to drivers looking for reliable transportation and fuel efficiency.


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Ford Escape Questions

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Ford Escape 2002 Value?

My son bought a 2002 escape XLT in FL with 170000 miles on it. He is now back in NJ and although little things are happening, it is running pretty well and he has 199,000 miles. Is it worth anything? ...

19 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)

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I have a 2002 Ford Escape showing both solid check engine light, and check fuel cap light. The check fuel cap light came on first, just a few days after having all the spark plugs replaced as well as ...

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I Have A 2002 Ford Exscape And The Abs Light Comes On Then Shuts The Vehicl...

35 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)