2003 Ford Escape User Reviews

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    2003 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    165

    Amazing — good acceleration, 4 wheel drive, automatic, great on gas, and tows and pulls heavy weight very well. feel like you are driving a go-cart, no problems, lasts very long, has a V6, very good turning, handling, and breaking. FUN TO DRIVE!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good gas mileage

    Cons: none

    14 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape XLS Review
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    135

    Make Sure You Get The V6 — A terrifically versatile vehicle; great acceleration and handling with tons of space inside for a small vehicle. Quality has been great so far. Annoyances have been minor--mainly the carpet in the rear, which doesn't stay down well and rumples up while putting in cargo.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Versatile, affordable, dependable, and fun

    Cons: I haven't found any yet

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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    65

    Deserae's Escape — This things is amazing in the snow, we will drive this before my work truck in the winter, great on snow,ice, everything. Only every had minor problem, little bit of oil dripping, and the end gate had some issues for a little while.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a ford

    Cons: They don't give them away.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    85

    Solid Platform — Good gas milage out of a do it all vehicle. It isn't fast and isn't going on any trails but it can fit every thing for a weekend get away and get you there in one piece. The 4x4 is deffianantly more of a bad weather handler and not an off road accrument. Its not a pretty thing really, but it is functional and comes with all the nicities such as power locks, windows, mirrors, steering and good ABS brakes.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Good small SUV

    Cons: If you need to tow or want to get there fast

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    45

    Go Get One. — Lots of room inside and the 4 wheel drive in the winter is the best. Handles very well. The color red is the best color. The over all performance, I give it A plus. Ths price is right. The appearance of the SUV is very sport looking. Would buy another..

    Pros: You'll be safe.

    Cons: None

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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    Pretty Good Little Suv — It's been a pretty good car. No big problems, just needed new stabilizer bars, which I guess is a common problem. The 4WD has been helpful in the snow. It warms up great in the cold and the heated seats are awesome in an "economy" car.

    Pros: 4WD, heated seats

    Cons: bad stabilizer bars, gas mileage is worse then I thought it would be.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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    2003 Ford Escape XLT Review
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    35

    Gas Is Outrageous — I love this car I can stuff all my friends in here the only thing is I ask alot for gas money.

    Pros: Heavy duty. Fits more people then a car.

    Cons: Bad gas miliege especially for how much I drive.

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    2003 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Its A Reliable All Around Vehicle... — I enjoy this SUV very much..it gets me where i need to go...it is more of a family oriented vehicle though.

    Pros: Front wheel drive/4x4, decent mpg.

    Cons: notta.

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    2003 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    Awesome 4x4! — This is the best vehicle I've both driven and rode in. The front wheel drive is a plus in the winter because it handles like a car but has higher clearance than a car and has the 4x4 system. The truck comes with both auto 4x4 and full time. The auto 4x4 is great for when the roads are somewhat bad but it's nice to be able to throw it in 4x4 when you see a bad patch coming.

    Pros: FWD, auto 4x4, good gas mileage!

    Cons: You can't do donuts with the auto 4x4.

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    2003 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Best Vehicle To Own — This vehicle is smooth sailing. Comfy on long trips. You can't get past the fully loaded package deal and the smooth and roomy feel. You can pretty much carry anything in it.

    Pros: reliable, trustworthy, well-maintained, roomy, seats fold in, easy transportation

    Cons: has a tendency for rollover if not driven properly, leather seats can be a problem in the winter time (Your bum gets cold) and in the spring time you will cling to your seat.

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    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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