Ford
Escape
2012
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2012 Ford Escape Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$21,440
Invoice *
$20,315
Engine
2.5L I-4 171 HP 171 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
28.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L I-4 171 HP 171 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
110 amp
Battery
550 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
4.13 / 3.51
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
17.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P235/70TR16.0BSW AS / P215/70TR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
60-40 split-bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
rubber front & rear / carpeted front & rear
Roof Features
roof rack
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
roll-up
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Rear Window Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Internet Access
internet access
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
Safety Canopy Systems
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
67.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.7 "
Exterior Width
71.1 "
Exterior Height
67.9 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.3 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,320 lbs. / 4,440 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,229 lbs. / 3,296 lbs.
Payload
1,000 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,500 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
4,940 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.6 "
Rear Legroom
35.6 "
Front Headroom
40.4 "
Rear Headroom
39.2 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 "
Rear Hiproom
49.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.9 "
Passenger Volume
100 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
31.4 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
67.2 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote convex spotter
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/60,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

XLS 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Limited 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
XLT 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Limited 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
XLS 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
XLT 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT

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