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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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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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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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Was A Great Car Until The Engine Died At 50k — First Escape was 2001 lease, loved it enough to turn in for new 2000 lease. Loved it enough to purchase when lease was up. Then at 50k miles the engine blew a rod. Okay, I did drive it hard, but common. That was still a young engine. The car is a zippy V6 with 200 horses and almost drives like a car. Great for snowboarding trips and general utility needs. Still like to drive it, but will buy a Toyota FJ Cruiser if this car dies again.

Pros: 200 HP makes it a fast little SUV, Almost drives like a car. Turns on a dime. Reliable in the snow. Roomy back seats.

Cons: Engine died at 50k miles...and my on-line search found that I'm not the only victim of this.  A few minor recalled parts were a nuisance.

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2004 Ford Escape XLS FWDReview
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Awesome Suv — It is good for everything I would ever need it for. One disadvantage, it can have a trailer hitch added, but it doesn't have enough HP to pull anything really.

Pros: Gas mileage, size

Cons: horsepower

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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWDReview
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Great Little Truck. — Owned it for about a year and a half now and its awesome. It handles really well for an SUV especially taking it around sharp turns. It has been in 2 front end accidents and held up amazingly well especially compared to the other vehicle. I always fill it with premium fuel because it has a nicer ride. The shifting and acceleration is a lot smoother. It also gets better mileage on premium. I put really nice tires on it last summer and now it handles bad weather like a beast. Could probably use a more powerful engine but I suppose that is where it gets its great mileage from. But seriously, 200HP in an SUV isnt really quite enough.

Pros: Its an SUV, pretty good mileage, great handling, smooth ride

Cons: Lacking in HP

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2004 Ford Escape XLT FWDReview
alfavida writes:
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Nice Sport Car — Spacious for cargo. Chairs can be fold to allow more cargo area in the back. The car is good for camping and outdoor activities.It is nice mid size SUV with a strong rack to carry additional stuff such camping equipment.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Strong

Cons: no very smooth

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2004 Ford Escape Review
Ssitton323 says:
I bought it used, and within a month, the catalytic converter went out on it. A couple months after that, the transmission went out. I got it back about a month later, and that next week, another catalytic converter went out on it. Its been kind of a nightmare of a care.
vs2004 Honda Civic
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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWD Review
jarkar says:
Great car, especially after owning a 2002 Explorer for 8 years, this was a nice transition to slightly smaller vehicle that could the same job with great ease, pleasure and economics.
vs2002 Ford Explorer
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Power Ranked 2002 Ford Explorer worse.
"Probably the weight to power ratio was more noticeable."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2002 Ford Explorer worse.
"I think exceeds is misleading, but the escape was amazing to me as to ability to hold a very considerable amount of cargo for its size. Certainly the explorer holds more, and Ive pushed its limits often. Again, escape has been no disappointment in this area."
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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWD Review
tj says:
I am a chevy man but this vehicle won me over . Starting with the body its an 04 and everything on it feels new ,the way the doors shut ,the electric windows ,the steering. I bought it used with a blown headgaskets I put in the blue devil and drive it for two years all over working shutdowns. The radiator stopped up so I shut it down replaced the head gaskets and Im gonna see how she does now. Over all one of the best I have ever owned.
vs2006 Chevrolet Equinox
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2004 Ford Escape XLT AWD Review
Guru37JP8 says:
Was a nice car, had lots of cargo room and good sized seats for passengers, worked for me for almost 17 years, (bought it new) would definitely recommend
vs2014 Ford Escape SE AWD
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Power Ranked 2014 Ford Escape SE AWD better.
"Turbocharged engine"
Family Car Ranked 2014 Ford Escape SE AWD worse.
"Had more room"
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