The Ford Escape, developed under the name of the U204 by the Ford Motor Company, is a compact SUV that was first sold as a 2001 model. It is priced directly below the Ford Explorer.
The Ford Escape was sold in Europe under the name of the Ford Maverick. The Ford Escape was developed in conjunction with Mazda and released at the same time as the Mazda Tribute.
In the United States of America, the Mercury division of Ford released a luxury version of the Ford Escape that came to be known as the Ford Mariner. The Ford Mariner was first sold in the year 2005. A hybrid version of the Ford Escape was first sold in the year 2004.
The Ford Escape was constructed on the Ford CD2 platform. This is a unique platform that had been based on the Mazda GF platform, which had been utilized by the famous Mazda 626 vehicle.
The Ford Escape Hybrid was released to rave reviews in the year 2004. This vehicle was unique for being seventy-five percent more fuel-efficient than previous models of the Ford Escape. This earned it a significant amount of praise from the Environmental Protection Agency. The Ford Escape Hybrid was also the first sports utility vehicle to be made available to the public with hybrid technology.
Ford Escape Car Specifications
|Configuration size:||2299 ccm (140.28 cubic inches)|
|Displacement:||2299 ccm (140.28 cubic inches)|
|Configuration type:||Inline, 4 cylinder|
|Max power:||162.00 PS (119 kW or 160 HP) at 6250 Rev. per min.|
|Max torque:||211.54 Nm (21.6 kgf-m or 156.0 ft.lbs) at 4250 Rev. per min.|
|Bore x stroke:||87.5 x 94.0 mm (3.4 x 3.7 inches)|
|Fuel control:||Double overhead cam (DOHC)|