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2004 Ford EscapeReview
Guru9D6TPM writes:
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Been comparing It is a pretty nice looking car

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2004 Ford Escape Review
zenbuilder says:
vs2004 Honda Element
2004 Ford Escape winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 2004 Honda Element better.
"The E , with the rear seat removed have a 4 X 5 cargo area. Seats, I find very comfortable, good gas milage , Hode their valve very well, and I love the look."
2004 Ford Escape Review
vs2003 Ford Escape
2004 Ford Escape winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2003 Ford Escape worse.
"more specifics on power thats fords own"
Back Seats Ranked 2003 Ford Escape worse.
"they are roomier"
Family Car Ranked 2003 Ford Escape worse.
"a lot of space and comfort"
Would Buy Ranked 2003 Ford Escape worse.
"its newer and its safe gas more then the 2003"
2004 Ford Escape XLS FWDReview
NeilEng writes:
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Rock Solid — It is a very sturdy car. Ford did a nice job of designing in safety and comfort. Reminds me of the old Jeep Grand Cherokee. This is a little more refined with cloth seats, carpet and door panels. The jeep had a lot of plastic, vinyl and rubber matting. Nice space for carrying a dorm-room of gear. Back seat folds down flat. The last time I had to move furniture, I was amazed at how much you can pack in there. It's easy to work on the engine and suspension system.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very positive handling and elevated ride position.

Cons: Tends to rust out the wheel arches.  Later models added plastic covers.

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2004 Ford Escape XLS AWDReview
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A Great Little Work Horse — I found that I had all the power I needed for quick acceleration without waiting.l In addition it was smooth and quiet. Braking was smooth and control. I had know problem feeling safe and relaxed while driving. The car has a firm, solid ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I'm impressed with this vehicle.  Its a solid smaller SUV.  The size was more than enough space while making it easy to drive, handle and park.   

Cons: The placement of the starter switch took some getting use to.

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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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Great Family Car — Good gas milage and great visibility. Stops on a dime and can easily squeeze in to small spaces with little effort if needed. Has all the power you would need for off-road use but smooth suspension makes this car feel more like a highway vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great drive for both short and long trips with my family of 5.  Smooth and comfortable ride of a larger vehicle but has the zip and feel of driving like a sedan.

Cons: Doesn't has an .MP3 port.

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2004 Ford Escape XLS AWDReview
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Nice — This car is perfect for traveling, anyone who has kids, and looking for excellent gas mileage. There is more thank enough room to lug whatever you please in this car. Drives smoothly and handles just as well. the 4wd makes it perfect for bad weather!!!

Pros: very reliable car, wonderful in all road conditions.

Cons: none, I just prefer v8

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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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It Is An Absolutely Great Reliable Car That Will Last For Many Years To Come. — Honestly I didn't find much I disliked....the car handled my travel needs amazingly. I would have to say the turning radius of the car was my biggest 'con' and the stereo system which I would have upgraded if I would have kept this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This SUV handles great in snow and has great acceleration as well as cargo space.  Additionally it has good gas mileage given the size of the vehicle averaging 17-20 mpg in the city.  It has been extremely reliable and is very spacious.  Just a great practical vehicle

Cons: Turning radius and stereo system could be improved.  Honestly overall this car handles top notch and comes with very low maintenance costs.

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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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The Ultimate Utility Suv! — My daily driver that does everything by taking me to the construction worksites with tools and materials to taking me from site to site working as an official for basketball, volleyball and softball! This vehicle is 10 years old and I would drive it anywhere! :-)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Has all the things one needs from daily driving, working sporting events, hauling or even pulling a trailer!

Cons: AWD and 3 speed tranny makes it a little crappy on gas.

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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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My Ford Escape — This was a pretty great vehicle. My husband is a Toyota guy and he was even impressed with it. At about 100,000 miles we started having some problems with a couple of cylinder coils. Once we had them replaced, we didn't have any more problems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It was great for a single professional.

Cons: Not enough room for a growing family

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