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2007 Ford Escape User Reviews

2007 Ford Escape Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Robert writes:
2007 Ford Escape Limited Review
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Nice small SUV

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could use a little more power

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Good Suv To Run Around In — Great car for the wife and dogs to use small SUV but plenty of room. handles good, V6 needs a little more power. Seats fold down easy to open up the back for moving stuff. overall very nice little SUV to run around in. Seat warmers power button is in a poor location.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT Sport 4WD Review
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5

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4WD, spacious, power driver seat, audiophile cd-6

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no more 28mpg for me

55

Time To Escape — For the smaller end of the SUV class, the Escape is very roomy and has alot of storage space. 4WD is big plus for living in CT. The gas mileage is lower than previous car, but that was a given and it's still pretty good for its size.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Megan writes:
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Rear seats fold down nicely -- I've been able to fit many items in, surprising friends and family :)  Very sturdy build -- accidentally hit a box of paint cans on the freeway doing about 70 mph and no damage anywhere... also like the 6-disk CD changer that came w/ mine.  Equipped with fog lights :)

Cons

Wish it would get better gas mileage... mine usually gets between 20-25.  Loses power going up steeper inclines (I live in Utah... lots of mountains in some places).    Wish back windows would not be child safety windows (they only roll down 1/2 way).  To have a hitch put on, I believe the whole back bumper system has to be switched out... rather expensive!

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Do-able — This is a great vehicle for someone looking for a small SUV but doesn't care to spend a lot of money... Fairly quiet and smooth Spacious Handles about 4/5, acceleration 3/5, braking 5/5.

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bsteadman writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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3

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Very comfortable car, handles very well in snow or offroad.

Cons

Transmission went out at 63000 miles, warranty ends at 60000. Exhaust manifold also had to be repaired. Sway bar becomes loose easy which makes a constant knocking sound.

bsteadman
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Good But... Transmission Problems — Love my escape but the mechanical problems have been very frustrating. Transmission went out at 63,000 miles, exhaust manifold was cracked at 63,000 miles, loose sway bar at 59,000 miles. Drives nicely and is comfortable. The sound system is pretty good as well.

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Aaron writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT Review
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3

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Need something that has decent cargo capacity.

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Deceptively slow and completely souless

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Appliance For Worry Free Commuting. — Has no power whatsoever. Gets decent mileage. Seems high enough quality. Interior is well laid out and at least somewhat tolerable in aesthetics. Has had no problems to date. Good visibility. Larger inside than just about every other compact suv we looked at.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alicya6523 writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLS Review
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4

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Gas mileage, overall handling/turning, passenger & cargo space

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"Bumpy" suspension, poor speakers

Alicya6523
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Good City Suv — Traded in my compact car for an SUV for more room, without going huge. Love that it's sporty, but roomy enough to do carpool duty or haul equipment. Small and maneuverable for crowded city driving. Good pick-up with the overdrive, still reasonable on gas mileage.

Owner for 1 years, 4 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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Kent writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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4

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The power is good and the braking is amazing.

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I wish the stereo was better.

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Incredible Vehicle! — I think the ford escape is one the of nicest sport utility vehicles in its category. I have owned for just over a year and have had no major issues with it. It is excellet on the highway and the fuel mileage is great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bonusdaddy59 writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT Review
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Good fuel economy and power

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can`t find any thing that sucks

bonusdaddy59
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It`s A Buy — I like everything about my escape, except that it does not have four wheel disc brakes, i had a flow master muffler installed and put in a K&N air filter and it really moves out now,it`s the bomb

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Michael writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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5

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Low cost SUV performance.

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If you think you need a bigger SUV

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Great Car For The Size And The Money! — Though not a full size SUV, the Escape has a lot of room. This car fills all of our needs quite well. The 4 cylinder engine is quite adequate, even on the hills of Pennsylvania. It handles well and brakes quite well. It has not needed any major repairs, I wish I had waited 1 year to buy though as the desogn changed in 2008. More interior room in the '08. Gas milage and mainenance is respectable. It is fun to drive especially in the Winter snow!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Erin writes:
2007 Ford Escape XLS Review
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4

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power for price

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large family

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Buy It! — AMAZING power for the small little I4.... handles GREAT!Just wish it was wider... it wants to roll. but in a straight line it's perfect... love the interior.. it's so comfortable... sound system is ASTOUNDING! gets on average 30 mpg CITY! LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS CAR!

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2013 Ford Escape Reviews

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2012 Ford Escape Reviews

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I Love It! By Stacey

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2011 Ford Escape Reviews

Good Value, Reliable. By stch7381

The 4WD version of this Ford Escape handled great in the snow...glad to have it during this past winter of 2013/2014. Seems roomier than other SUVs of this class, and the seats are more comfortable. ... Read More

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After five months of use this vehicle grows on you. My original assessment was not exactly positive, but after balancing the tires, cleaning the intake manifold and fuel injectors, the vehicle drives... Read More

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2010 Ford Escape Reviews

Great Traveling Vehicle By KycerSoze

Can't go wrong with this vehicle, there maybe other small suv's out there but this one is great!! Just purchased it from a dealer here on cargurus and couldn't be happier. I would recommend this vehi... Read More

Great Vehicle If You Need A Little Room To Store And Carry Things Around. By Linda

I love the color and the way it handles. The square back enables me to place larger items in the cargo area. It gets pretty good gas mileage for the style of vehicle and has plenty of get up and go.... Read More

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2009 Ford Escape Reviews

2009 Ford Escape Xlt V6 4wd By Justin

Performance: 240HP 223 ftlb of tourque, acceleration good. braking good. handling average. Build Quality: - Good, solid build Appearance: - Good, More truck look than Car Cost of Ownership: lil... Read More

We Love It And I Am Going To Buy Another One When Our Other Car Sells By redbull4

Has quite good accelration..Build Quality seems very good,one small squeak in the back somewhere.Love the styling both in and out.Things seem to be easy to get to.We are getting about 17 mpg around to... Read More

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