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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid User Reviews

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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Alex writes:
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Pros

Fuel Economy, Interior Space, Steering Wheel Feel, Tons of Standard Features

Cons

Soft Brake Feel

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I Love My Escape Hybrid! — 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 tricks (i.e. accelerating around corners, etc) it handles great. Build very soldly, especially for the price. Some surfaces seem a little cheap inside, but for the price, fantastic considering the cost of all the hybrid drivetrain components. I haven't had any problems. Styling, great. Not your usual melted soap bar SUV. Interior styling is very inviting, especially considering the price. Fuel Economy? Don't believe 34mpg. I regularly get 36~37mpg and occasionally in late spring or early fall (70 ish degrees, moderate humidity) can get up to or a little above 40mpg. And, because it's a hybrid, you only have to chane the oil every EIGHT TO TEN THOUSAND MILES. Remember when replacing the tires to get EcoTrac tires, or you won't be happy with your fuel economy anymore. Don't know why, but it makes a HUGE difference.

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twcl88 writes:
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Fuel efficient, low maintenance, spacious

Cons

None

twcl88
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Best Suv Hybrid Thus Far... — 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 current gas price situation.

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Sara writes:
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very cute, good mpg.

Cons

A little small, cupholders right behind the gear shift so problem if cupholders are ful.  The gear shift handle not smooth.

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Very Efficient Cuz It's A Hybrid. Very Good Price For The High Quality. — It gets better gas mileage than toyota's highlander. It now has the Ford's SYNC technology and it is darn adorable.

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Exion writes:
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Great gas mileage for a SUV.

Cons

Slow on the freeway.  Pedestrians can't hear when you're coming.

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Suv For The City Driver — Good gas mileage for city drivers. Styling is nice for it's time, however may deminish over time.

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2011 Ford Escape Hybrid Reviews

'11 Escape Hybrid -- Highly Recommended! By Chris

An excellent car -- it has made my drive to/from work much less stressful for several reasons: I don't have to worry if stuck in traffic that I'm wasting gas -- at a stop, the gas engine isn't running... Read More

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2010 Ford Escape Hybrid Reviews

Very Impressed And Glad That I Purchased This Vehicle By Jason8288

Very comfortable to sit in, quality materials throughout the interior. Fully loaded with all options, makes the care very luxurious and a joy to ride in. Read More

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2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Reviews

Very Good By KTdesigner

Its a very nice car, and reliable. I would recommend it if you're looking for a hybrid SUV. It doesn't have the "collectors" appeal (like a Jeep Wrangler say) but for a commuter car its very good. The... Read More

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2007 Ford Escape Hybrid Reviews

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

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

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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid Reviews

Great Family Car By alanfro

As I said in the pros, the car just handles well, gets great fuel economy while still out accelerating the 6 cylinder versions of this vehicle. Lots of room for cargo when putting down the rear seats.... Read More

I Have Had No Major Problems With This Car, Its Easy To Drive For Shorter Persons By Debbie

I like that the seats are high enough for a person of short stature can see over the hood. I am not the best driver in the world, but the car is still in very good shape. I fully enjoy this vehicl... Read More

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