2004 Ford Escape User Reviews

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ATGInvestmentauto writes:
2004 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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I'm impressed with this vehicle.  Its a solid smaller SUV.  The size was more than enough space while making it easy to drive, handle and park.   

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The placement of the starter switch took some getting use to.

ATGInvestmentauto
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A Great Little Work Horse — I found that I had all the power I needed for quick acceleration without waiting.l In addition it was smooth and quiet. Braking was smooth and control. I had know problem feeling safe and relaxed while driving. The car has a firm, solid ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DStoucan writes:
2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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Great drive for both short and long trips with my family of 5.  Smooth and comfortable ride of a larger vehicle but has the zip and feel of driving like a sedan.

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Doesn't has an .MP3 port.

DStoucan
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Great Family Car — Good gas milage and great visibility. Stops on a dime and can easily squeeze in to small spaces with little effort if needed. Has all the power you would need for off-road use but smooth suspension makes this car feel more like a highway vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tami writes:
2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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It was great for a single professional.

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Not enough room for a growing family

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My Ford Escape — This was a pretty great vehicle. My husband is a Toyota guy and he was even impressed with it. At about 100,000 miles we started having some problems with a couple of cylinder coils. Once we had them replaced, we didn't have any more problems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Coetee writes:
2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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5

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Has all the things one needs from daily driving, working sporting events, hauling or even pulling a trailer!

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AWD and 3 speed tranny makes it a little crappy on gas.

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The Ultimate Utility Suv! — My daily driver that does everything by taking me to the construction worksites with tools and materials to taking me from site to site working as an official for basketball, volleyball and softball! This vehicle is 10 years old and I would drive it anywhere! :-)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lorraine writes:
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This SUV handles great in snow and has great acceleration as well as cargo space.  Additionally it has good gas mileage given the size of the vehicle averaging 17-20 mpg in the city.  It has been extremely reliable and is very spacious.  Just a great practical vehicle

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Turning radius and stereo system could be improved.  Honestly overall this car handles top notch and comes with very low maintenance costs.

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It Is An Absolutely Great Reliable Car That Will Last For Many Years To Come. — Honestly I didn't find much I disliked....the car handled my travel needs amazingly. I would have to say the turning radius of the car was my biggest 'con' and the stereo system which I would have upgraded if I would have kept this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
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Roomy

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Escape — My wife drives this every day. She loves the performance of it, and it has a lot of interior room. It gets good gas mileage, and does not cost a lot for upkeep. It is great to drive on long trips. I would recommend an Escape to someone looking for a solid SUV.

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Brandon writes:
2004 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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Automatic sunroof,4wd, easy to park

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Bad legroom if you're big, lacks power

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The Small Truck Your Family Would Love! — Great everyday driving vehicle, fuel economy is ok but good. Power is decent but its lacking in the higher rpm range. Great in the winter, it has pretty good traction especially with 4wd. Down sides is that it can be a little cramped in the back seat if you're over 6' tall!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rebecca writes:
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Suv

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ford

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Hey, It Gets Me Around — I realize a lot of people feel ford breaks down all the time, but what vehicles don't. I have a really good extended warranty which I've used a handful of times, but overall I would buy another escape.

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AmberMichelle391x writes:
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very reliable car, wonderful in all road conditions.

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none, I just prefer v8

AmberMichelle391x
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Nice — This car is perfect for traveling, anyone who has kids, and looking for excellent gas mileage. There is more thank enough room to lug whatever you please in this car. Drives smoothly and handles just as well. the 4wd makes it perfect for bad weather!!!

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Colin writes:
2004 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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milage, room, AWD

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generic looks

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04 Escape Ltd — Quick enough 20mpg on average, but I need to do a tune up Decent off-road until you get into the serious stuff Plenty roomy- who needs an Explorer? Has 4wd lock, which is no hi-lo-range great for inclement weather can be a pain to work on stock stereo sucks (get a subwoofer) don't let your alternator get underwater

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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