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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
MSRP
$24,105
Invoice
$23,382
Average Price Paid
$22,840
11,492 listings nationwide

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

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,524
75 listings nationwide
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4 GOOD deals

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,750
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Escape has been part of the Ford lineup since 2001, when it was the company's plucky small SUV. Ford refreshed the Escape for 2017, offering a more muscular grille and updated head...

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.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
20
writes:
smoother ride
50
writes:
2.0 turbostronget than the Chevy and all the bells and whistles. 12500 miles and love it.
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LS AWD worse.
"Top quality leather two tone seats"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LS AWD better.
"More leg room for back seat passengers"
20
writes:
Handles well
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

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
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--
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 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
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 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 43.1 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,098 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 175.2 in
Width 81.8 in 67.4 in
Height 66.3 in 52.3 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Baltic Sea Green Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • U0F02 - S Wheels
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

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