The Escape Hybrid and Hybrid 4WD are equipped similarly to the Limited models. It is fitted with a 2.3-liter gas engine with an electric motor. The rear cargo area offers 69.2 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded down. Side-impact airbags are optional, and are part of a Safety Package that includes Ford's Safety Canopy rollover protection system. Pretensioners combined with load-limiting retractors are standard on front-seat belts.For 2006, the Ford Escape Hybrid's lineup has been broadened.