2006 Ford Escape Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,522
Limited 4WD
Avg. Price: $9,025
Avg. Price: $7,272
Avg. Price: $7,341
Avg. Price: $7,799
Avg. Price: $8,940
XLT Sport
29 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,957
XLT Sport 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,686

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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 24 reviews

Five Star by Matthew
 — Did not come with some features inside that i would have liked. for example north, south,east west display, temp display, fuel display, other than that perfect!! acceleration good braking ABS not to f... Read More
An All-around, Quick And Durable Suv, Perfect For College! by Cody
 — The exterior is very clean, with little excess crap to take away from it. The only downside is the tall plastic cladding on the bumpers and sides of the vehicle. The interior is also clean, with clo... Read More
Sweet Small Suv by Nicholas
 — This was a company car for my dad's work, now it is my mom's car. We got it to replace the Jeep with. It is very powerful and smooth, even more than I thought it would be. The color (orange) is really... Read More

2006 Ford Escape Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 24 reviews

2006 Ford Escape

The 2006 Ford Escape showed few changes from the 2005 model. The engine is not among the more powerful found in SUVs (2.3-liter, I4, 153-horsepower standard), but gets excellent gas mileage: 24/29 city/highway. For more power, consumers can opt for the more powerful (3.0-liter, V6, 200-horsepower) engine found in the Limited. Mileage can suffer a bit as a result, at 19c/23h.

Chances are that the Escape will not win any awards for power or superior comfort, but it makes for a great car to zip around in, with a more commanding view of the road than that offered by sedans.


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Ford Escape Questions

Steve Buchheit

I Have 2006 Fordd Escape And The Hood Latch Has Opened By Itself Twice In T...

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Rough Idle And Sometimes Hard To Start

my 2006 escape xlt with 3.0 runs smooth but idles rough and sometimes hard to start, other times fires right up.engine light is on and temp. guage goes up to normal operating temp. rather quick but do...

6,311 views with 7 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Recently Did Oil Change, Car Idles Low In Park And Oil Light Comes On When ...

Also have white smoke when I first start up my car.

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Monique Torres

Stepping On Gas Not Accelerating

I step on the gas and the car does not go over 10mi.. I have to let it warm up first is anyone else having this issue??

17 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

How Can I Tell If My 2006 Ford Hybrid Is Awd?

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