2002 Ford Escape User Reviews

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    2002 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    175

    Good Family 4wd Car — Wanted to get a 4WD for the winter and the wife wanted a Jeep but Ford Escape had better ride quality and Explorer was too big. Good car overall, nothing brilliant, but nothing bad, cheap on gas, good visibility, comfy on long journeys.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Feels like it will go forever.

    Cons: Not too big, Explorer would be better

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    2002 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Simple Escape Review — Performance- Its good, has some speed but handling is lousy. Build- Horrible, It breaks all the time, i have spend money on 2 power steering pumps and 3 fuel pumps. Apearrance- Its not an ugly car, but it certainly isn't the prettiest. Cost of Ownership- a high amount, not worth it. Fun- Pshh no.

    Pros: Not much.

    Cons: Everything

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    2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    Escape — its a pretty good truck, not an awesome stereo tho. big cargo space for soccer. the truck is just ok 0-60 like 9 seconds which isnt 2 bad for a small suv. it gets lik 21-23 mpg so not awesome but it'll work for a like the next couple weeks...

    Pros: roomy, 6-disk in dash cd changer

    Cons: not as fast as i want, not very good speakers

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    2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    2002 Ford Escape — The Escape is alright, it doesn't lack power,but is an expensive suv to run.Parts are unreal. It's one of the smallest suv's out there, and I don't find it easy on gas.It is spacious if you are a small family,any more than two kids,it's way too small.

    Pros: Power wise is good

    Cons: Expensive to own

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    2002 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    A Great Little Suv That Is More Like A Truck. — good little SUV. Excellent in the snow. Is a truck and handles like one - rather than a sportscar. Well built, no body issues. Had some water leakage on the insude which took some time to figure out and ended up the liner had pulled away from the door frame. Nice looking truck and well thought out on the inside. We really like it.

    Pros: dependible, Not bad on gas.  No major issues.

    Cons: not very many.

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    2002 Ford Escape XLT Review
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    55

    My Excape Of Pleasure — This vehicle is very sharp and popular with the color. It is solid in the handling and never had any hints of it tipping, the upkeep is simple as long as you do regular ooil changes and tires. this car can go up the beech easily and travel for hundreds of miles without any problems.

    Pros: color and the sunroof

    Cons: gas mileage

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    2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    Good — I used to love it, it's helped me with several cross country trips, but its an American car with little resell value- and has had several mechanical problems.

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    2002 Ford Escape XLS Review
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    Great Car — This Vehicle was GREAT on Gas, even with the 3.0L V6. I was getting on average about 20-21 miles to the gallon (Depending on how I drove)

    Pros: The Gas Mileage was Fantastic, and this Car has a ton of GO.

    Cons: The front driver and passenger seats were extremely uncomfortable to sit in for an extended period of time.

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    2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    I Love This Car!! Its Amazing What You Can Do With It!! — I've had this car for 6 years now, I simply love it. it handles very well. the car responds as fast as I can think and that got me out of very tight spots I can tell you that. the plastic lower part of the body of the car is excellent can take a lot of punishment and still look good. when using the 4x4 mode on the off roads , it feel like you are going on a smooth tarmac road! been in the desert in this car and helped push other cars out of the sand , they were stuck when I was cruizing on water! :)

    Pros: very comfortable to drive for short and long distances. when maintained well it will keep performing as if it was a new car every day.

    Cons: the brake system needs improving, the car speeds up very fast but the breaks don't match. need to leave a larger distance than usual for breaking low and high speeds a like.

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    2002 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    A Decent Small Suv — We bought our Escape new back in 2002. It now has almost 300,000 km on it (yes we drive a lot!!). For the amount of miles we have put on this vehicle it has stood up well, and I have no major complaints. The only chronic issue seems to be with the brakes. Despite putting mostly highway miles on it, we have experienced a lot of seemingly premature brake wear - maintenance and replacement of brakes on this thing is expensive! I think have put at least 3 of the car dealer's kids through university on brake work alone!

    Pros: Very sturdy reliable vehicle for winter driving conditions. Has come in handy for light towing.

    Cons: Wish the gas mileage was a little better, but it's not bad for a V6 engine I suppose.

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    2014 Ford Escape Reviews

    Next To Our Convertible Mustang,its The Most Fun Ford We`ve Owned By ttillman

    As with each different vehicle we`ve purchased over the past 40+ years,there is an excitement for an initial road trip to spend a little time getting to know it. This Escape,as its very name might ind... Read More

    Luxury In An Awd By hanlin46jim

    The 2014 Escape Titanium AWD is a great all season vehicle. It gets great fuel economy, handles better than most cars, and gives you a seating position higher than most traffic. The full moon roof a... Read More

    2013 Ford Escape Reviews

    Better Than Good By celai

    It's the best Bang for the Buck for a fun car. I owned 2002 Escape and drove it to 250,000 miles. It's still going with the original engine and transmission. Hope this one will last half as long. ... Read More

    Great Suv For Road Trips And Daily Driving. By basehack

    I love the roomy feeling in a small SUV. Handles good, great sound system. Looks sharp. My friends love it. The only downside is the Navigation needs an upgrade. It get's messed up and confused occasi... Read More

    2012 Ford Escape Reviews

    The Last Automobile I Will Ever Own (i Hope) By rosecar384

    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 i... Read More

    Smart! By Aduke9077

    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 min... Read More

    2011 Ford Escape Reviews

    Review By rkehoe67

    This is my second escape, i bought this after trading in my 05 limited. I loved that car so much I went escape again but with a different powertrain trying to get better gas mileage as my commute has... Read More

    Nice And Comfortable By Tiffany

    I'm not happy with the lackluster engine. It just feels like Ford dropped the ball in that area. And no backup sensor/camera. But overall it's a decent vehicle for travelling or driving locally. It's ... Read More

    2010 Ford Escape Reviews

    Ford Escape- Tech Meets The Road By ericduffield

    excellent handling and rugged car for midwest. sync system flawless and very impressive to those who drive higher classes of cars. automatic start while walking up to car- impressive. would definit... Read More

    This Is Second Escape, My First One Was Totaled Out For The Rear End Crashed In To Me. By edgar4896

    I liked the gas mileage and the convents of room in side.the engine has all the power any one needs.The V 6 engine is a 3.0 cc and I think it puts out 240 horse power. Runes very good. I run Mobil one... Read More

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