2012 Ford Escape User Reviews

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2012 Ford Escape XLS 4WDReview
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The Last Automobile I Will Ever Own (i Hope) — 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 is so easy to drive with great road handling and it is very comfortable. It also has all the bells and whistles that you could ever want, with cargo space galore, 17" tires and it is a beautiful car to look at. What more can I say. I love the car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great SUV for the money.

Cons: I feel it should get a little better gas mileage.  Mostly city driving and getting 17 mile per gallon.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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2012 Ford Escape XLSReview
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Smart! — 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 mini van!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent fuel economy compared to what I was used to!

Cons: Light colored interior was not for me!

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2012 Ford Escape XLT 4WDReview
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Love My Sporty Escape! — I've owned this SUV since April 2013. It was a former rental and came with 35k miles on it -- but was very well maintained and I've had no problems. I've driven it about 8k miles on long road trips alone in the past year! I use it to go tent camping, carry my kayak on top, plus 2 dogs inside. Plenty spacious for just me, if you have more than 2 kids go for an Explorer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I really love the look of this body style - 2012 is the last year of its availability. The rear seat is really easy to collapse and provide a large cargo space for trips to Home Depot!

Cons: None yet.

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2012 Ford Escape Limited 4WDReview
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I Love It! — I'm a new Ford comer. I have always had a Chrysler up until now. I like it. Its fast, easy on the eyes, not a flaw in her. I love driving her. Her acceleration is great. I have a V6 4WD Limited & loving it. Ford has impressed me!!

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

Pros: Basically everything

Cons: Piano black finish gets really dirty :(

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2012 Ford Escape Limited 4WDReview
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I Would So Get Another One!! — I couldn't stand giving up my 11' Escape XLT 4WD V6, so, i got a 2012 Limited. I love my car & wouldn't want to get anything else. I love driving her, she's good on gas, no repairs needed, awsome truck all the way through.

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

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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2012 Ford Escape XLTReview
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An Ehhh Car — ehhh the car is ok realy not great i dont engoy it much looks ok handles ok its slow, havent paid much to own it, not crazy roomy braking is fine butt acceleration is crap overall its a decent car

Pros: not much

Cons: sloww 4cyl small truck

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2012 Ford Escape LimitedReview
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I Really Like It — Nothing really, it is what I wanted in the first place a baby SUV. I'm 70 and love the convenience of a SUV but most were to big, unnecessary for me. Drives really well on the expressway and very well in town. Parks like a dream.

Pros: Everything, mostly I love the way it U turns. It's very easy to get in and out.  Load up the seat. Good gas mileage in the town/city.  Love the computer and the backup camera.

Cons: I haven't found much.  Little noisy.  Arm rest is in an awkward position for me.  I need a power lift thing for the rear door.

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2012 Ford Escape XLTReview
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Loved It — Handled well in the winter. Great MPG. Lots of room. Good for kids and pets. Moon roof was awesome. The Sync system was more interactive than OnStar. XM radio was a super bonus. Highly recommend to anyone considering themselves a road warrior.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles great. 28MPG. Great all around car

Cons: Couldn't haul a horse trailer with it, but it wasn't meant for it!

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2012 Ford Escape Review
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Not impressed
vs2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD
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Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD better.
"Easier to turn"
Family Car Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD better.
"Bigger cargo"
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2012 Ford Escape XLT Review
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vs2015 Subaru Forester
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Would Buy Ranked 2015 Subaru Forester worse.
"best affordability in comparison, tried and true, and less blind spots "

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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 Jim

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

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

2009 Ford Escape Reviews

Very Good Car. By glene319

plenty of room for car seats etc. nice looking. very dependable, decent mileage, but not great , 21 MPG combined. v6 has lot of power. 4x4 works perfectly, automatic on slick spots, snow rain, etc. ... Read More

2009 Ford Escape Xlt V6 4wd By Justin

Performance: 240HP 223 ftlb of tourque, acceleration good. braking good. handling average. Build Quality: - Good, solid build Appearance: - Good, More truck look than Car Cost of Ownership: lil... Read More

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