2012 Ford Escape User Reviews

2012 Ford Escape Review Ratings

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Stacey writes:
2012 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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5

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Basically everything

Cons

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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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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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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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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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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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:
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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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Reviews From Other Years

2001 Ford Escape Reviews

Reliable And Dependable. By Jcoyle1983

All in all for the price and the dependability good buy. The inside is not at all good for moving with my family in it as far as the cargo space is concerned, but for a beach car this does the trick. Read More

Good Suv By Spencer

very nice vehicle. city mileage okay (16mpg) great highway mileage (27 mpg) at best averaging around 21-22 mpg. handles better than most cars. really tight turning radius. decent acceleration and dece... Read More

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2002 Ford Escape Reviews

Safe, Fun, Affordable, Functional And Nice Looking By LorettaW

A pretty good small SUV overall. Could have better gas mileage, but for 4WD, not bad. On recommendation of a friend, I stuck a K&N high air flow filter in there for improved mpg. It did help - maybe... Read More

Great Overall By KellyC35

I loved how spacious and open it was, it road very well, etc I disliked the low mpg. But all over it is an amazing great first car, and or family car. Good for teenagers, easy drive, and is great o... Read More

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2003 Ford Escape Reviews

Sporty Look By brotherlouie

I like the comfort and i like big cars with big engines i allways wanted a SUV becuase iam a taal guy i can not drive in small cars so thats why a SUV i feel like a king in my Bella Blue Read More

I Hated This Money Guzzling Car!! By XOVICTORYXO

I bought this car used at 100k miles. Owned it for 4 years. all Cats went at 100k miles which cost over $2500 to replace; The alignment was always wrong. Had to replace all axles and tire rods and t... Read More

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2004 Ford Escape Reviews

A Great Little Work Horse By ATGInvestmentauto

I found that I had all the power I needed for quick acceleration without waiting.l In addition it was smooth and quiet. Braking was smooth and control. I had know problem feeling safe and relaxed w... Read More

Great Family Car By DStoucan

Good gas milage and great visibility. Stops on a dime and can easily squeeze in to small spaces with little effort if needed. Has all the power you would need for off-road use but smooth suspension ma... Read More

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2005 Ford Escape Reviews

Fantastic Car For Adventures By AndrewnAshley

This car has gotten me through many bad snow storms safely, it has brought me all over the eastern shores of the United States. I have felt safe in this car for as long as I've owned it and now I'm j... Read More

Great Family Car By Vince

Our Ford Escape has been a good family car. The six cyl. engine has plenty of power and gets pretty good gas mileage. Main complaint has been that when something does go wrong, it's very expensive to ... Read More

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