2004 Ford Escape User Reviews

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    2004 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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    45

    The Small Truck Your Family Would Love! — Great everyday driving vehicle, fuel economy is ok but good. Power is decent but its lacking in the higher rpm range. Great in the winter, it has pretty good traction especially with 4wd. Down sides is that it can be a little cramped in the back seat if you're over 6' tall!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Automatic sunroof,4wd, easy to park

    Cons: Bad legroom if you're big, lacks power

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    3.0 Engine Runs Real Good — 46,000 miles runs strong. towing package imo increases the ability to drive more aggressively. rides on the beach like i was on paved road, came with a 3500 lb. towing package and transmission cooler. cooler a plus for beach driving

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: cannot drive mustang in snow

    Cons: nothing runs great

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Very Good Road Manners And Very Good On Fuel. — Great family car! It was simple and easy to maintain but some of the luxury options were lacking which was added in later years. All and all it was a very reliable and fun vehicle. Served me well! I would bay another....and did!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Fun and great to drive.

    Cons: Not a SUV person.

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    2004 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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    04 Escape Ltd — Quick enough 20mpg on average, but I need to do a tune up Decent off-road until you get into the serious stuff Plenty roomy- who needs an Explorer? Has 4wd lock, which is no hi-lo-range great for inclement weather can be a pain to work on stock stereo sucks (get a subwoofer) don't let your alternator get underwater

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: milage, room, AWD

    Cons: generic looks

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT Review
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    Noisey — great car to have if you do side jobs and it is large enough to hual dry wall inside the car. The cost of the car is great, finding it used is hard, because people like this car. Research this car before you buy and test drive it, I recommend the 4wd

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: rides high off the ground

    Cons: gas milage if you have 6 cyl

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    My Little 04 Escape — I got this SUV a year ago and I love it, it works good and I picked a good time to get a 4x4 because we had a ruff winter last yr and it worked well, alot of times I had to go out threw the snow bank after the plow went by and never had trouble.

    Pros: Its nice looking ,dark green and works good

    Cons: its thristy (little suv)

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    2004 Ford Escape XLS Review
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    Escape — My wife drives this every day. She loves the performance of it, and it has a lot of interior room. It gets good gas mileage, and does not cost a lot for upkeep. It is great to drive on long trips. I would recommend an Escape to someone looking for a solid SUV.

    Pros: Roomy

    Cons: None

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    2004 Ford Escape XLS 4WD Review
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    Vehicle Good, Dealer Not! — The vehicle it self was nice, but my dealership was too stupid to fix a vibration it had since nw, so they got it back after the lease was up. Nice driving and handling, great in winter, noot too bad on gas for an suv either. Good power to pass.

    Pros: Great in winter, nice driving.

    Cons: Dealer couldn't fix vibration.

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Good Over All — Spunky, smooth and easy to manouver. Has alot of room for a smaller suv. Excellent on the highway and good in the city. The only complaint I have is that it hass alot of raod noise. Fun to drive great handling, acceleration and braking are good as well. The appearance is nice I do like the styling of the 2008 escapes better but this is good for its age. Gas mileage is as good as can be expected I drive alot and probably spend on average $120.00-$160.00 per month. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone.

    Pros: handles well. solid built, good on gas, great acceleration

    Cons: road noise

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    2004 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    Hey, It Gets Me Around — I realize a lot of people feel ford breaks down all the time, but what vehicles don't. I have a really good extended warranty which I've used a handful of times, but overall I would buy another escape.

    Pros: Suv

    Cons: ford

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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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