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2009 Ford Escape User Reviews

2009 Ford Escape Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"power" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"sound" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews

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Displaying all 8 2009 Ford Escape reviews.

Jill481 writes:
2009 Ford Escape XLT Review
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Ford Escape — The Escape is fun to try around town and on longer trips. The outside is sporty, which I love, and the inside has many little extras that make the SUV fun to drive. I love the removable buckets in the center console, the SYNC system, all of the buttons on the steering wheel, and the glass that pops open in the back. I'm getting about 22 MPG in the city which is great and the car handles very well. I love my Escape!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Justin writes:
2009 Ford Escape XLT V6 4WD Review
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Good in Snow

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Lil hard on gas

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2009 Ford Escape Xlt V6 4wd — 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 hard on gas, but enough power Fun Factor: - fun to drive. No Need to stress when 30 cm of snow is coming down

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dustin writes:
2009 Ford Escape XLT V6 4WD Review
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plenty of room, will get up and go

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its a ford

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Love It — Performance is great, it will go anywhere i want it to. It is built very well and has plenty of storage. Apperance is everything and it speaks for its self, It is actually now bad on gas it gets around 23 miles a gallon. This is the funnest car to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dayna writes:
2009 Ford Escape Limited V6 Review
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Very safe, easy to handle

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Braking wears down very quickly

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Ford Escape! — The 2009 Ford Escape Limite V6 was great on any type of road and had very easy handling even in the winter months. After some use, the breaks wore down fairly quickly. It was a very safe car with all around airbags and a higher up frame, safer on the roads. Good bass and sound system!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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redbull4 writes:
2009 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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We live in the snow belt..What a great car in winter!!

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None I can think of

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We Love It And I Am Going To Buy Another One When Our Other Car Sells — 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 town and 23-25 on the hiway.I love driving it (when I can,its my wife's car)It sits up high enough you can see.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Roadster_67 writes:
2009 Ford Escape Limited V6 Review
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cute

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not a v8 engine : P

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Great Car — It's a great car : ) small and nice but very simple and gets you from place a to place b..no complaints : ) i love it..i would def. reccomend it to any teen as their first car..my favorite thing would probably be the sun roof : P

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stacey writes:
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SYNC-its phone bluetooth

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I didn't go with the bigger engine

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My First Suv — So far I love my Escape.. I have only had it for a few months really..bought in october, no repairs so far, it tells me when I have to get my oil changed, and it has smart 4wheel drive I don't have to do anything really. It has Sync which has spoiled the crap out of me too

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joe writes:
2009 Ford Escape XLT Review
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everything

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2009 Ford Escape Xlt — The acceleration is suprisingly quick for being a four cylinder engline. Braking is great, even in the snow. Gas mileage is great, about 21 mpg in the city in the winter, can't wait to see how it is in the summer. The features are awesome. It comes with 6 months fre Sirius, moonroof, great sounding stereo and speakers, power windows, doors, and locks and much more. It's a great vehicle and fun to drive, definitely recommended.

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Reviews From Other Years

2013 Ford Escape Reviews

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2012 Ford Escape Reviews

Love My Sporty Escape! By LanaCar

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I Love It! By Stacey

I'm a new Ford comer. I have always had a Chrysler up until now. I like it. Its fast, easy on the eyes, not a flaw in her. I love driving her. Her acceleration is great. I have a V6 4WD Limited & ... Read More

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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

Ford Escape By LtColumbo

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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2008 Ford Escape Reviews

Good For Basic Getting Around By TommyCola

I bought this vehicle used with 72K. It now has100K. I like the vehicle but it is the low end of the class. Very chinsy interior. The pickup is very poor but moves very well on the highway. The sea... Read More

Ford Escape Limited By Jporterfield

overall nice car great for my son 18 yrs very safe car air bags all around My son totaled it in a snow storm Rolled it and he and the other friend in the other front seat did not have a scratch... Read More

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