2005 Ford Escape User Reviews

2005 Ford Escape Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2005 Ford Escape against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 31 - 35 of 35 2005 Ford Escape reviews.

    2005 Ford Escape XLS Review
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    95

    Suprising. — When I first had this car I was disappointed because I wanted another Ford Focus. Turns out this is a damn good car. Very practical for my life style since i move about every 4-6 months between my job and school. The 2wd version is decent enough in the snow so I feel the 4wd version would just be more costly to own. I have the base model with 2.3 Liter I-4 and 5 speed manual.

    Pros: Practical, good economy, very cheap insurance

    Cons: gas tank too small, manual is challenging to drive compared to other cars if driven.

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    2005 Ford Escape XLS Review
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    Base Model Ford Escape With Fwd And 5-spd Manual. Very Practical For My Lifestyle. — A great car in general. Good compromise between SUV and car. I move around alot so having this car fits my life style perfectly. The fwd model handles well enough in the snow so i feel like the 4wd would just cause more problems than benefits. Plus this car saved me 200+ dollars on insurance.

    Pros: practical, good size, comes in manual, decent gas milage.

    Cons: with the I-4 its a bit on the slow size.

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    2005 Ford Escape XLT 4WD Review
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    55

    Wife Loves Her Escape — Great rig. Perfect for a family of four. Comfortable to drive with nice pick up and speed.

    Pros: Excellent in snow/bad weather. Can't stick it or spin it

    Cons: Loves gas

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    2005 Ford Escape XLT Review
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    Pretty Good — This is my mothers car we havent really had that many probs with it accept we hate the intelligent all wheel drive

    Pros: fairly good in slow, great sound system, fairly good acceleration

    Cons: intelligent all wheel drive

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    2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD Review
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    Escape The Monotonous — Comfortable space and small, has everything I need, parking in the city (Chicago) is no problem. It has 6CD player + sat radio, woofer, backup sensor, AWD, automatic lights, sunroof, leather seats, good height, (sidewalks are good shortcuts to go over in parking lots).

    Pros: Great space, good looks, AWD, 200hp, quite inside, heated seats

    Cons: Hand brake is a bit far for me but thats all I can really think of its a damn good SUV

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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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