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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$26,385
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$25,032
956 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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S AWD
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ZX2
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,928
24 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$3,368
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

In case you didn’t hear, Ford came out with an electric crossover, calling it the Mustang Mach-E. Ford could have called it something else, but the marketing department decided to leve...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
20
rrjohnsonjr92 writes:
Very well upgraded from the previous year models!
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD better.
"Not too much different just more comfortable"
Value Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD worse.
"Escape seems a little more valuable"
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
55
Amanda 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

105
Austin 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.)

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Pato 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
26 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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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
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--
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
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--
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard 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 Standard Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard 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 66.1 in 52.3 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue 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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