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Based on 4 reviews

I Love My Escape Hybrid! by Alex
 — Fast performance, awesome electric boost coupled with CVT makes the most of all the poweravailable in the drivetrain. Braking is a little sluggish, but not bad. Provided you know all the cornering tri... Read More
Best Suv Hybrid Thus Far... by twcl88
 — If you're looking for a SUV that gets your excellent MPG then FEH is the vehicle for you! I get combined average of 37.5 MPG. I go to the gas station about 2.5x a month which is awesome for our curr... Read More
Very Efficient Cuz It's A Hybrid. Very Good Price For The High Quality. by Sara
 — It gets better gas mileage than toyota's highlander. It now has the Ford's SYNC technology and it is darn adorable. Read More

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Overview

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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid

The 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid got a makeover for its third birthday. And it was just in time for the spotlight, too: The '08 Escape Hybrid has grabbed headlines as the face of New York City's hybrid taxi initiative.

It's a terrific choice to spearhead a push for greener taxis. The 2008 Escape Hybrid has a roomy interior, which (thanks to the new design) is more rugged than ever. And its EPA fuel economy estimate of 36 miles per gallon in the city makes it more than twice as efficient as the current taxi fleet.

But what about the rest of us who just want a midsize SUV that's easy on the wallet and the environment? Well, the good news is that the '08 Escape Hybrid is more comfortable than ever, with a spacious cabin, plenty of legroom and cargo capacity, sustainable seat fabrics made from recycled materials, and ice-blue lighting on the dash. A top-of-the-dash multimedia center is also part of the package.

The bad news? It's still quite a bit more expensive than its traditionally fueled Escape counterpart. But over time, you may be able to recoup some of that investment, thanks to the Escape Hybrid's fuel-saving powerplant. It consists of a compact electric motor, which can power the vehicle alone at speeds up to 25 miles per hour, and a fuel-efficient 2.3-liter four-cylinder Atkinson Cycle engine.

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.

Among the options is an Intelligent 4WD system.

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I blew one tire on my 08 FD Escape AWD Hybrid. The tires have <12K (of 60K warranty) miles. The shop is saying that I have to replace all 4 due to driveline issues. Is this true?

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Replace One Tire Of 4 On Awd

I blew one tire on my 08 FD Escape AWD Hybrid. The tires have <12K (of 60K warranty) miles. The shop is saying that I have to replace all 4 due to driveline issues. Is this true?

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