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Ford Escape Hybrid Questions


Key Fob Will Not Program

have tried every step to the letter. After the first initial 8 turns the locks cycle, but when I push a button on my FOB it doesn't accept it. Eventually (usually by the time 30 seconds have passes) t...

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Which Vin Should Have A Hybrid Part: Starting With A Number, Or With H?

I have a 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2WD that needs the ABS Control Module/Pump. Its Vin start with 1, but I have found a part for hybrids which Vin start with H. I would like to know which should I buy ...

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My 08 Ford Escape Is Making A New Click

Click happens directly under the center console gear selector. It only happens once, r right after I depress the brake pedal, but it happens every time. It will click with the vehicle in "on", b...

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Clunking Noise And Lurching Forward When Slowing To A Stop, Abs Icon Flashe...

I have a 2008 Escape Hybrid with 70k miles that has started acting strangely when coming to a stop. Happens occasionally but with increasing frequency. Gradually braking, at around 10-15 mph, I wi...

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2011 Ford Hybrid Rapid Clicking Sound But Won't Start.

Car won't start. Rapid clicking sound from behind driver's side dash. Has approximately 60,000 miles on it. Could it be the battery? Help please.

112 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

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.