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2010 Ford Escape User Reviews

2010 Ford Escape Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 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: 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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"ride" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Apurva writes:
2010 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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it is a 4x4

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it is a 5 seater

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Dream Car — amazing car good pick up leather seats v6 cruse control 4x4 i have driven it till 180 km\h and is a very steady vehicle love it i have owned it since 2010 gone with it all over Oman and UAE

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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koschmier writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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Fun and Comfort

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You don't like SUVs.

koschmier
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This Vehicle Is Great! — This vehicle is a huge leap forward from the older models. Comfort and luxury is vastly improved. I had a 2004 Escape mileage is better.and it was a great vehicle. This 2010 is good where the 2004 was and much better where the old one need attention. Brakes, handling and

Primary Use: Family transportation

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wwinkley writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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Sync system, pricing, spunky V6

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Rear seat space, odd engine noises, fuel efficiency

wwinkley
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Great Quality As Ford Is Known For, User Friendly Interior, Great Bang For The Buck. — I really enjoy my 2010 Ford Escape XLT. I purchased the Sport Appearance package that is all black, including rims, grill, and interior. Only having the vehicle for about 5 weeks I have had no issues except that I did downgrade from a Trailblazer so the size is substantially different. Comfortability is lost a bit in the rear seat for full sized adults (or our teen son.) Fuel efficiency is a bit better, although I did go with the V6 so we are averaging 21 mpg. The V6 performance is worth the mileage if you downgrade from a larger SUV. The appearance package is very nice, although the styling is about due for a change. Quality is about the same as other similarly sized vehicles such as RAV4, CRV, or the Equinox.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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KycerSoze writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLS Review
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4

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Great car built here in the USA.  Gets me where i need to go and what i need to bring

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just the basic model so lack of power but will take the gas mileage over the power

KycerSoze
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Great Traveling Vehicle — 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 vehicle to anyone that does some traveling and needs room.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Linda writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLT Review
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Handles great and maneuvers easily.  Super easy to park.

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Haven't found any.

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

Primary Use: Family transportation

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solo2411 writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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Cars has lot of space and if you need more the seats fold down which is great! The ride is great, very smooth and quite.  In snow and rain it handles excellent!  I have consistantly got 29 mile per gallon!!!

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I personaly had no problems with the car.

solo2411
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To Sum It Up This Car Is As Good Or Even Better Then My First Car My Honda Cr-v. — I personally like the gas mileage the most as well as the low maintenace cost! handling is also great, since i live in minnesota this is very very important! Once you drive this car and have it for a while you feel safe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Burkemiester writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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Personal use.

Cons

Towing behind an RV with all wheels on the ground is still TBD

Burkemiester
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The Vehicle Is Really A Great Driving And Handling Suv. The Awd Is Great In Ice And Snow. — I purchased this vehicle in January 2010 specifically to tow behind my class A motor home with all wheels on the ground. I discussed this with the sales and service managers. Both assured me that there would be no problems towing this vehicle as long as I followed the Ford TSB # 09-20-13. I was given a copy of this TSB for reference. The first trip towing the Escape was from Michigan to Florida and return. The trip went flawlessly. In May of 2010, I received a letter from Ford Customer Service (ref. # 10B15) asking that I return the vehicle to a Ford dealer for service on a potential defect to the transmission. I did as requested and the service department replaced the forward and overdrive clutches, filter and valve body. The vehicle performed perfectly after the service repair. On January 31st 2011, we again departed for Florida towing the Escape behind the motor home. I followed all the requirements of TSB 09-20-13. We traveled around Florida towing the Escape with no problems. On march 14th we departed Port St. Lucie for Ormond Beach with the Escape in tow. When we reach our destination and disconnecting the Escape from the motor home, I was not able to move the Escape as the transmission was in-operable. I had the vehicle towed to a Ford dealer wherethe service department said the transmission was burned up. Ford Motor Company covered the warranty and replaced the entire transmission, transmission cooler/AC condensor assembly (also flushed the lines.) The Escape has functioned perfectly for one week. We will be returning to Michigan on March 28 with the Escape in tow. Results of the return trip are still TBD.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jefffy writes:
2010 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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nice looking over 20 mpg local driving, quick for a v6

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complaints that rear window shatters--- have not had that problem--- 6 speed auto trans / 2 speed manual shift

jefffy
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Not Bad, Body Style Getting Stale ( Time For Redesign ) — vehicle drive train two wheel / all wheel drive,unlike my 2004 which is all wheel drive / locked four wheel drive. 240 hp 3.0 v6 quite peppy. not sure i like the six speed auto trans and shifter only allows drive and low positions. i do not think i will bring this on the beach. redesigned engine intake and a lot more chrome on this car over my 2004, body style and size the same as my 2004. MAIN PROBLEM IS VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS THAT DEVELOPED RESENTLY

Primary Use: Family transportation

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sapescape writes:
2010 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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all goodies included

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none so far

sapescape
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Excellent Small Suv With Good Mpg For It's Class — Have the car for 3 month and love it from the first minute i drove it... It's an sport appearance package v-6 and lot of goodies with no charges... cap less fuel, heated mirrors, integrated dead spot anti discharge battery system auto headlamp ect... so much for so less...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ruth333 writes:
2010 Ford Escape Limited Review
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Love it

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None

Ruth333
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Excellent — Excellent in Performance, Quality, Appearance, Gas mileage, and fun to drive Also very quiet--smooth riding--has many advanced useful features in the 2010 model.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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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

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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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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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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

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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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