2005 Ford Escape User Reviews

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Ray writes:
2005 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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5

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tough

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needs to be a bit bigger

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Awesome Ford — look out i got a 4 wheel drive.This truck is solid with excellent build quality .Fuel mileage is above average with 26 mpg .parts are also cheap. The power is great with 3500 lbs of towing capacity .the exterior it very attractive with aluminum wheels.

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Rob writes:
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3

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Great storage, very reliable

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Aerodynamically horrible, and only a V-4

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Ok Suv — Reliable car, great storage space, great in the snow. Under-powered (only a V-4), so will struggle when towing. OK gas mileage for an SUV (18-20 mpg). Would recommend hybrid version over standard, and V-6 over the 4 cylinder.

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Allana writes:
2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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5

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Eveything is great

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Only problem is it doesnt have an ipod/mp3 player hook-up.

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I Love It!!!!!1 — I love my SUV. Going from a little 4 cylinder to a 6 cylinder really does make a difference. When I push on the gas it goes. It was reasonably priced, mind you I got a wicked deal. The stereo in it is great. No need to upgrade that CD player.

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Jennifer writes:
2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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5

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sunroof, interior, and exterior

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gas mileage

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All About The Escape — The escape has great performance. The build quality is awesome. My favorite part about it is the sun/moon roof, and that it holds 6 CD's. The car is fun to drive in the summer, because you can go out on a nice day with all the windows down and sunroof open. The gas mileage isn't very good, but its not bad. there are not many maintenance costs involved.

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Morgan writes:
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5

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comfortable, reliable

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cd player wears out fast

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I Love Mine — It's a nice, practical car for all seasons. Costs more in gas than little cars, but it's worth it to have the security of a slightly larger car. It's not a huge SUV but it's enough for me and I like to drive it, it's my comfort zone.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
2005 Ford Escape Limited Review
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5

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the 300 watt sub sound system

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nothing really except its automatic

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I Rate This Car In The Top Of The My Car List. — perfomance is awesome. i have installed an air intake and it performs a lot btetter. Quality is superb. I have 93000 miles and yet no repairs needed. Appearance is awesome. owenrship costs haha gas mileage... no words I love driving that car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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heldam writes:
2005 Ford Escape XLT Sport Review
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4

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looks, ample back seat

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gas mileage

heldam
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Great Family Car — Love that its a family car that doesn't look like a minivan. I can fit three car seats side by side in backseat. Acceptable cargo space. Really loud on inside the cab on the highway. Gas mileage not what I would have hoped for

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AndrewnAshley writes:
2005 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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4

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Great in the snow- I've never been stuck, even in upstate NY
Great for moving, sports, anything involving lots of stuff to pack
Bumper is very difficult to scratch

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I can't really think of any.

AndrewnAshley
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Fantastic Car For Adventures — This car has gotten me through many bad snow storms safely, it has brought me all over the eastern shores of the United States. I have felt safe in this car for as long as I've owned it and now I'm just looking for something new. It can be really fun to drive and handles really well unless you're going 90 MPH on a windy day-then you'll feel the wind a lot. You can definitely hear the horses when you step on the gas. Brakes have been replaced and tweaked over the years, stops well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Candy writes:
2005 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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My Escape — Love the cargo area. Great for hauling around Boxes of Avon for making deliveries and for moving. Like the 60/40 split back seat. Not bad gas mileage. All wheel drive kicks in automatically. (like that a lot)

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danzai writes:
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5

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roomy gas sipper

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no cons - a great vehicle

danzai
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Gas Sipper Family Mobile! — the 2005 escape is a great car. it goes a long way on a little bit of gas, has plenty of room for a family of 4 with luggage and the car handles great. if you are looking for a low cost alternative to a rav 4 or highlander, then look no further. the escape fills the bill and then some.

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