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Avg. Price: $10,748
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45 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Great Mileage And Easy To Drive by Jason
 — car has good acceleration for a 4 cyl. never had any need for repairs interior is pho leather and exterior paint is good quality Gas mileage is great, little maintainence Car is very fun to drive and... Read More
Coolest Auto I Have Owned by Mark
 — Don't believe those who say they wont pay for themselves. This little SUV AVERAGES 32 mpg. I have yet to get less than 27 mpg. Solid as a rock, Incredible quality and low maintenance. Plenty of power.... Read More
Reliable, Good Enough by gildagtex
 — Not as much fun to drive, does the job well enough. Gas milage good for the size of car - I regularly get at least 35 mpg on the road. I feel safe and in control, just not so much on the fun side. I a... Read More

2007 Ford Escape Hybrid Overview

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2007 Ford Escape Hybrid

Ford made no significant mechanical or interior upgrades to the 2007 Ford Escape Hybrid, though it did offer the eco-friendly vehicle in a number of new colors (Vista Blue Metallic, Dune Pearl, and Tungsten Gray), as well as with some new upgrade packages, such as a Silver Appearance Package with silver body accents. As in previous years, the Escape Hybrid was available in both front-wheel and four-wheel-drive versions.

The Escape Hybrid's innovative powerplant consists of a fuel-efficient 2.3-liter four-cylinder Atkinson Cycle engine and a compact electric motor, which powers the vehicle up to 25 miles per hour, conserving fuel.

Other hybrid-related technologies include an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT), which results in seamless acceleration, and regenerative braking, which generates electricity when you apply the brakes to recharge the battery. According to Ford, the hybrid powerplant produces 70 percent better fuel economy in the city than a traditional gas-fueled four-cylinder Escape.

That may be true, but some drivers expressed disappointment at not getting the fuel economy they had hoped for, particularly during city driving. Ford notes that the Escape Hybrid should average about 30 miles per gallon, which is acceptable for an SUV but not impressive for a hybrid, and not a substantial improvement over, say, a standard gas-powered sedan. Others noted that the Escape Hybrid can feel nose-heavy, thanks to its sightly heavier body weight due to the hybrid engine. Some also noted the vehicle is noisier than expected, though interior comfort and handling are said to be good.

Overall, drivers felt that the Escape Hybrid was an acceptable, though pricey, alternative to standard gas-guzzling SUVs, enabling them to make fewer trips to the gas station while still having plenty of room to haul around the family.

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Ford Escape Hybrid Questions

braincase12
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Miles Per Gallon/battery Power

My question is: I had a 2007 Escape Hybrid that I totaled and bought another 2007. I have had it for a week and took it to a ford dealership where they went through the whole car. The screen that ...

80 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)
KrisK001
40

Stop Safely Now

Engine shuts down while driving and having error message of service emission soon and safe to shut down engine

486 views with 6 answers (last answer 10 months ago)
coach6206
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2007 For Escape No Power When Cold

2007 ford escape hybrid has no power for 1- 2 min when cold. seems like tps or tps sensor. looking for guidance to repair myself.

215 views with 14 answers (last answer about a year ago)
panahead
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07' Hybrid 4whl Drive With Load "clunk" When It Goes Into Reverse?

i could use some help... i have a 2007 ford escape hybrid 4whl drive with aprx. 35k miles on it... it has run perfectly until about a month ago... when i put it into reverse there is a loud "clunk" ...

589 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 years ago)