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2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,295
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,750
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Escape was last refreshed in 2017, and for 2020, it gets a full redesign that further enhances its sporty yet efficient design. The Escape is poised against rivals like the Toyota ...

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

The last of a classic breed, the 2003 Ford Escort was the final model in one of the automaker's top-selling economy lines. The popular subcompact was designed as a low-cost family car...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
No User Reviews
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
45
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

:d — exterior is a newer style. interior is nice. not to bad on gas. easy to drive. lately have had probl...

Primary Use: Family transportation

85
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Escort Zx2 (lead Footer) — This car handles nimbly, probably due to the light weight, but the stock tires don't have very much ...

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

35
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Ford Escort — Si lo llevas al piso queda hermosooo. Bastante fragil pero se la banca. Tiene buena mecanica y si lo...

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

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
--
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
--
--
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
--
--
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Optional
Power Door Locks -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 175.2 in
Width 85.6 in 67.4 in
Height 68.6 in 52.3 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

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