2008 Ford Escape Top Comparisons

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2008 Ford EscapeReview
Susan writes:
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Its a smaller car but has alit to offer.

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Shannon writes:
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The 2008 Ford Escape has been the best vehicle that I have ever owned.

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2008 Ford Escape Limited AWDReview
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Ford Escape Limited — overall nice car great for my son 18 yrs very safe car air bags all around My son totaled it in a snow storm Rolled it and he and the other friend in the other front seat did not have a scratch on them I was a great car

Pros: Great comfort   Lots of space

Cons: load road noise

28 of 31 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT V6 AWDReview
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Dependable & Utilitarian — 120,000 miles and only two days in the shop. Once for a manufacturer's recall on the radiator and another for a worn pulley. With regular maintenance, this SUV has served me well as a daily driver, emergency response vehicle, and equipment hauler for just about everything. It's great in the snow and ice, and drives smoothly for long days on the road. I would highly recommend the V6 as it doesn't leave you wanting for more on the highway and pulls your average trailer with ease.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Low-maintenance, dependable truck that has been great for commutes, trips, inclement weather, and emergency response.

Cons: Seat stains has been a pain.  Lots of cleaning required to keep the interior looking fresh.

22 of 23 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT FWDReview
resmypc writes:
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Awesome Overall Vehicle! — Car is great, overall quality is good. The vehicle gets great gas mileage. Some of the components in the vehicle such as the seats could use some redesigning in the 2008 version as they get dirty easily. Overall a great vehicle!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent car! Gas mileage, price, maintenance costs are low.

Cons: None really.

14 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT V6 AWDReview
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Good Car For The Snow Around Town Hauls Great — good looks and good features. good stablitiy and reliablity. The extra features like chrome rims,awd, and sunroof are a must to be different. I even tinted the windows and have had many compliments. 3 people in my family own an escape and have had no problmes just the the ususal wear/tear ie new tires.

Pros: I preferer the boxy look and glad it doesnt look like a compact crossover

Cons: Everyone and their grandma drives one.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT V6 FWDReview
Rey writes:
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My First Suv. — Performance wise for the 3.0l V6 is ok at 205hp but could use a little more umph. Ford should have gone with a 5 speed on this one whcih would have helped out a lot with fuel economy. Otherwise I love the truck and how it handles.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfort and drivability. Fairly agile on the highway and quick, short turning radius.

Cons: Gas mileage is not the greatest and I would have preferred a 5 speed automatic in it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT V6 FWDReview
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I Love My 2008 Escape! — I've driven this car just under 12 months, and still love it. It looks great, is very comfortable to ride in and handles well. My fuel economy is as good or slightly better than that of the '04 Honda CRV - which was a 4 cyl. - and the Escape is a 6 cyl. The only repair that has been done was to have the rear struts modified by a mechanic to fix a design flaw which caused undesirable wear on the rear tires. Seems that Ford could have rectified this by now, but apparently, the struts are positioned to help with the 'roll over' issue... never mind that it causes undue wear of the rear tires. Unless things change drastically, my next vehicle may very well be another Escape. Oh, and the repair costs are lower than for the Honda... a good thing when 'issues' arise.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Stylish looks, comfortable, good fuel economy for the type vehicle, nice sound system, reliable

Cons: none really

11 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2008 Ford Escape XLS FWDReview
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Young And On The Go — the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the FORD CUV/SUV line up Only SUV capavility without a heavy footprint Just the right amount of cargo capacity-from groceries to camping gear Max Cargo Capacity 67.2 cu.ft Up to 28 mpg hwy FWD

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Convenience :roof rail with cross bars,wet trunk
Design:rugged ,refined,Agressive stance with high ground clearance,Sport Appearance package.
Perfomance:Big Capability,Little impact,Engine I-4,Utility and Capability of an SUV.
Safety :Advance trac with RSC (Roll Stability Control).

Cons: technology

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2008 Ford Escape XLT V6 FWDReview
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My Ford — Great car and perfect for Moms! Handles great and is almost as nice as my former BMW X3. Holds a lot and believe me, I have tested its capacity! Love the sunroof and all of the room and features too!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handling and Looks.

Cons: Could get a little better gas.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Ford Escape Reviews

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love this car very comfortable. the car drives and rides very well Read More

Review By James

Great car great price. Best car overall for the money. Read More

2019 Ford Escape Reviews

Review By Tyson

Found a very well-appointed Titanium that was under 8k miles at a good rated price. Brought it home and wife was impressed. Solid and quiet ride. Entertain system and interior are top-notch. I have or... Read More

Review By sharon

This was my sons first car purchase the Ford Escape has everything he was looking for on it. Lots of room high tech features and sharp looking vehicle. Read More

2018 Ford Escape Reviews

Review By CameronDH

Overall I love the look and feel of the 2018 Escape SEL. I previously owned a 2013 Escape SEL previous to my current 2018 model. The upside is there are lots of updates within the features of the veh... Read More

Review By June

It replaces a 2018 Ford Escape Titanium that was totaled following an encounter with an 18-wheeler that my husband walked away from unharmed. So it was a no brained to buy another, but to have found... Read More

2017 Ford Escape Reviews

Review By GuruS8QQZ

I bought it it was pretty nice car and well proced Read More

Review By AkAdAsAvAge

It’s a great car overall, very comfortable drive and lots of cargo space. Recommend for any one. Read More

2016 Ford Escape Reviews

Review By Nancy

A 4 cylinder car just has no omph for me, and I find all newer cars are overpriced. My husband is a grease monkey, but there will be no tinkering with these newer models. Not even to change the oil! Read More

Review By Snorris2

The car comes with many standard features, unlike the CRV or RAV4. More affordable Read More

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