Ford Escape Hybrid Experts

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Ford Escape Hybrid Questions

Aaron Jones
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Ford Escape Front End Collision

Ok so I was in a front end collision, I stomped brakes, the airbag is deployed. The car is throwing an emissions code. The frame is bent and cracked the radiator so that leaked coolant. I'm in a t...

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VEGASBC
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2007 Ford Escape Smell

For the past week or so, I've been smelling a slight solvent type smell after my car has not been driven for a few hours or overnight. I have 135,000 miles on the car.

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vballcoach22
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Why Does My Ford Escape Hybrid Die After Iddling For A Few Minutes?

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Mina Allison
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The Brake Lights Are On But No Noticeable Problem?

I've had this car for about 5 months now and I bought at a used car dealership. I haven't had any problems with it until recently when the brake lights turned on. At first, the brake light would turn ...

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stob50
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Change Oil Light Reset 2010 Ford Escape

How do you reset the engine oil change message for a 2010 Ford Escape/ Why don't they put this in the owner's manual?

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About the Ford Escape Hybrid

The Ford Escape Hybrid is an intriguing attempt by the American automaker to bring an environment-friendly approach to the SUV market segment. The traditionally fueled Escape has caught on with drivers who want that sport utility vehicle comfort, versatility, and toughness, but who don't want a gas guzzler. With this in mind, Ford launched a gas/electric hybrid version of the Escape in 2005.

Although the Escape Hybrid's mileage has never equalled that of other popular hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius or Honda Insight, it's far and away superior to the mileage you'll get from a gas-powered SUV. Superior by 70%, according to Ford and the EPA: A regular Escape with an inline-4 gas engine is estimated at 20 miles per gallon city, while the Escape Hybrid clocks in at 34 city miles per gallon.

So the Escape Hybrid may be the best choice for someone who wants to drive green, but needs an SUV. As the model's mascot, Kermit the Frog, says, "Sometimes it's easy being green!"  Unfortunately, it's not cheap; the Ford Escape Hybrid is one of the pricier SUVs in its class.