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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 ...

2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD

Ideal for families, the 2009 Sable won't win any drag races, attract a...

The Good: Plenty of room for family and friends, the security of a worry-free sa...

The Bad: Bland styling keeps the '09 Sable incognito on the road, while a noisy...

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 20.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
263 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
--
249 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.6 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 41.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 21.2 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 202.1 in
Width 85.6 in 82.9 in
Height 68.6 in 61.5 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 112.9 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
2009 Mercury Sable
Premier Sedan AWD

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