2002 Ford Escape Overview

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2002 Ford Escape Overview

The 2002 Ford Escape continued to target younger drivers looking for a smaller, more nimble, zippier SUV. Among competitors in the compact sport-utility vehicle class, though, the '02 Escape offered a roomier-than-average passenger and cargo capacity.

Under the hood, the '02 Ford Escape offered the 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder Zetec with a 130-horsepower output. Buyers could upgrade to the 3.0 liter, 24-valve Duratec V-6, clocked at 200 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque.

Trims available on the 2002 Escape were the XLS and XLT; four-wheel drive was available as an option on both trims. ABS front-disc brakes gave the Escape great stopping power, and optional front-side airbags added security. Even with 4WD and all the extras, though, the 2002 Escape wasn't a great off-road vehicle. The Escape's real appeal was to drivers looking for reliable transportation and fuel efficiency.

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    I Have A 2002 Ford Escape With The V6 Engine The Egr Valve Blow Apart Does ...

    Is there a problem with these vehicals? Blew the top right off the EGR valve have heard that the converter could be cloged but stick my hand down by the tail pipe and seems to have lots of flow

    3,733 views with 16 answers (last answer about a day ago)

    My Car Does Not Pick Up Speed When Climbing Hills.

    hi my car does not pick up any speed as it climbs any steep, actually it lose power the speed drops and gear does not change and it heats up

    11 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    02 Mazda Tribute Motor Swap

    I have an 02 Mazda tribute that was in an accident ( motor still works) and an 02 Ford escape that wasn't in an accident with a bad valve. I want to swap motors so that the escape works. Is this p...

    8 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    Towing And Transmission

    I bought a 2002 Ford Escape specifically to tow my belongings across the country. The day before I left, I got an oil change and had all my fluids topped off. When I left, after I stopped for gas, ...

    18 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
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    Hi I Have 2002 Ford Escape Automatic 4x4 When Accelerating It Pulls Hard T...

    19 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)