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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Ford Escape

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Ford Escape specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Ford Escape warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$21,440$23,190$24,870
    Invoice *$20,315$21,925$23,222
    Engine2.5L I-4 171 HP2.5L I-4 171 HP2.5L I-4 171 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd auto w/OD6-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg20.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy28.0 mpg27.0 mpg28.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-4 171 HP2.5L I-4 171 HP2.5L I-4 171 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd auto w/OD6-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Battery550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio4.133.513.51
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.5 gal.17.5 gal.17.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelautomatic full-time four-wheelfront-wheel
    Locking Hub ControlN/ApermanentN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP235/70TR16.0BSW ASP235/70TR16.0BSW ASP235/70TR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way8-way (6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat Trimclothclothpremium cloth
    Door TrimN/AN/Acloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/Acarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/Ametal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Adual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/Amini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A2
    Door BinsN/AN/Adual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scanAM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/Aradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Window Releasekeyfobkeyfobkeyfob
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/AN/Acompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/Aexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/Aleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSafety Canopy SystemsSafety Canopy SystemsSafety Canopy Systems
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume67.2 cu.ft.67.2 cu.ft.67.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length174.7 "174.7 "174.7 "
    Exterior Width71.1 "71.1 "71.1 "
    Exterior Height67.9 "67.8 "67.9 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "60 "
    Turning Radius18.3 '18.3 '18.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,320 lbs.4,600 lbs.4,440 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,229 lbs.3,439 lbs.3,296 lbs.
    Payload1,000 lbs.1,020 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,500 lbs.1,500 lbs.1,500 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue Weight4,940 lbs.5,140 lbs.4,980 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.6 "41.6 "41.6 "
    Rear Legroom35.6 "35.6 "35.6 "
    Front Headroom40.4 "40.4 "40.4 "
    Rear Headroom39.2 "39.2 "39.2 "
    Front Hiproom53.3 "53.3 "53.3 "
    Rear Hiproom49.1 "49.1 "49.1 "
    Front Shoulder Room56.6 "56.6 "56.6 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.9 "55.9 "55.9 "
    Passenger Volume100 cu.ft.100 cu.ft.100 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume31.4 cu.ft.31.4 cu.ft.31.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded67.2 cu.ft.67.2 cu.ft.67.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote convex spotterdual power remote convex spotterdual power remote convex spotter
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Ford Escape safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Limited 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLS 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLS 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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