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2005 Ford Escape

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2005 XLS 2.3L Manual Front-Wheel Drive
most popular
Price:   -  From $19,425
2005 XLS 2.3L Automatic Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $20,070
2005 XLS 2.3L Manual 4x4 Price:   -  From $21,175
2005 XLS 2.3L Automatic 4x4 Price:   -  From $21,820
2005 XLT 2.3L Automatic Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $22,535
2005 XLT 3.0L Automatic Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $23,390
2005 XLT 3.0L Automatic Sport Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $24,185
2005 XLT 2.3L Automatic 4x4 Price:   -  From $24,285
2005 Limited 3.0L Automatic Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $24,880
2005 XLT 3.0L Automatic 4x4 Price:   -  From $25,140
2005 XLT 3.0L Automatic Sport 4x4 Price:   -  From $25,935
2005 Limited 3.0L Automatic 4x4 Price:   -  From $26,630
2005 Hybrid Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $26,830
2005 Hybrid 4x4 Price:   -  From $28,455

Overview

Ford Escape is the best-selling of all the small, affordable sport-utilities, and it's a solid choice among these so-called cute utes. The Escape offers agile handling, a smooth ride, and comfortable seating for four average Americans. It also offers brisk acceleration when equipped with the optional V6 engine. It's compact but practical. Folding down the rear seats reveals a flat, moderately sized cargo area. Best of all, its prices are relatively low, up only an average of 1 percent over 2004 prices. For 2005, Escape has a fresh new face, new headlamps, and a brightened interior. The new base 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is a big improvement over the old 2.0-liter, and it's available with an automatic transmission for the first time, a benefit of its increased power. The 2005 Escape offers a fully automatic four-wheel drive option that operates transparently in the background. The standard manual transmission is new, with lighter shifting efforts and shorter throws. And a revised suspension improves the ride. But the biggest news is that the Escape Hybrid has finally arrived, using a special version of the 2.3-liter gas engine teamed with an electric motor. It's designed to deliver quick response while delivering excellent fuel economy.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.3L I-4 / 153 HP / 152 ft.lbs.
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
24 / 29 / 26 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.3L I-4 / 153 HP / 152 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
24 / 29 / 26 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
16.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$63
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
66.3 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
99 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.9 "
Exterior Width
70.1 "
Exterior Height
69.7 "
Front Headroom
40.4 "
Rear Headroom
39.2 "
Front Legroom
41.6 "
Rear Legroom
35.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,180 Lbs.
Wheel Base
103 "
Turning Radius
17.7 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
15.0 " Silver Styled Steel / 15.0 " Silver Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Gray
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Am/fm, Seek-scan
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light / Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
1
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Securilock(r)
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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