2002 Ford Escape Overview

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Trims

XLS
Avg. Price: $4,731
XLS 4WD
Avg. Price: $5,204
XLT
Avg. Price: $5,294
XLT 4WD
Avg. Price: $5,511

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Average User Score

3.95 stars

Based on 37 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

Overall User Score

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Based on 37 reviews

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

Jammie Rowe
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I Have A Ford Escape When I Put My Raido Fuse In The Car Will Turn Off An W...

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t1honda23
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I Swapped Out My Tranny And Now It Wont Start

has power but starter wont engage and shifter is locked. also gear indicator in the dash wont highlight what gear its in

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What Engine Will Work With A 02 Ford Escape

I have a 02 ford escape the engine is going out what other year escape engine would work for my truck

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Ronc258
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I Have A 2002 Ford Escape With The V6 Engine The Egr Valve Blow Apart Does ...

Is there a problem with these vehicals? Blew the top right off the EGR valve have heard that the converter could be cloged but stick my hand down by the tail pipe and seems to have lots of flow

1,701 views with 14 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Stevon
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Have A 2002 Escape. When You Accellerate The Dome Light Comes On...........

When you accellerate the dome light comes on. Seems to vary in brightness with the amount of accelleration.................

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