2012 Ford Escape User Reviews

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rosecar384 writes:
2012 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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Great SUV for the money.

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I feel it should get a little better gas mileage.  Mostly city driving and getting 17 mile per gallon.

rosecar384
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The Last Automobile I Will Ever Own (i Hope) — Since I am only averaging somewhere around 5-6,000 mile a year and only have 29,000 miles on the SUV now, it should and can get me to the day I give up driving altogether. ( I hope). The automobile is so easy to drive with great road handling and it is very comfortable. It also has all the bells and whistles that you could ever want, with cargo space galore, 17" tires and it is a beautiful car to look at. What more can I say. I love the car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stacey writes:
2012 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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5

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Basically everything

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Piano black finish gets really dirty :(

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I Love It! — 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 & loving it. Ford has impressed me!!

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

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Jerilou writes:
2012 Ford Escape Limited Review
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Everything, mostly I love the way it U turns. It's very easy to get in and out.  Load up the seat. Good gas mileage in the town/city.  Love the computer and the backup camera.

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I haven't found much.  Little noisy.  Arm rest is in an awkward position for me.  I need a power lift thing for the rear door.

Jerilou
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I Really Like It — Nothing really, it is what I wanted in the first place a baby SUV. I'm 70 and love the convenience of a SUV but most were to big, unnecessary for me. Drives really well on the expressway and very well in town. Parks like a dream.

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Aduke9077 writes:
2012 Ford Escape XLS Review
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Excellent fuel economy compared to what I was used to!

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Light colored interior was not for me!

Aduke9077
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Smart! — I loved the room for the grandkids and fuel economy:-) It was easy on fuel for my trips to my jobs and looked great! A good value for anyone looking for a family vehicle that doesn't look like a mini van!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vanessa writes:
2012 Ford Escape XLT Review
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5

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Handles great. 28MPG. Great all around car

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Couldn't haul a horse trailer with it, but it wasn't meant for it!

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Loved It — Handled well in the winter. Great MPG. Lots of room. Good for kids and pets. Moon roof was awesome. The Sync system was more interactive than OnStar. XM radio was a super bonus. Highly recommend to anyone considering themselves a road warrior.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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LanaCar writes:
2012 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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I really love the look of this body style - 2012 is the last year of its availability. The rear seat is really easy to collapse and provide a large cargo space for trips to Home Depot!

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None yet.

LanaCar
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Love My Sporty Escape! — I've owned this SUV since April 2013. It was a former rental and came with 35k miles on it -- but was very well maintained and I've had no problems. I've driven it about 8k miles on long road trips alone in the past year! I use it to go tent camping, carry my kayak on top, plus 2 dogs inside. Plenty spacious for just me, if you have more than 2 kids go for an Explorer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Honey writes:
2012 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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Everything

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Nothing

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I Would So Get Another One!! — I couldn't stand giving up my 11' Escape XLT 4WD V6, so, i got a 2012 Limited. I love my car & wouldn't want to get anything else. I love driving her, she's good on gas, no repairs needed, awsome truck all the way through.

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

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Kevin writes:
2012 Ford Escape XLT Review
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not much

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sloww 4cyl small truck

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An Ehhh Car — ehhh the car is ok realy not great i dont engoy it much looks ok handles ok its slow, havent paid much to own it, not crazy roomy braking is fine butt acceleration is crap overall its a decent car

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