By Crashboxx on
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Very nice functional vehicle. I use it for work everyday; it is very dependable and you hardly notice the transfer from electric to gas while in motion. I get a lot of looks and questions which are also fun to field. May people want to see under the hood. When the truck shuts down in traffic and runs on electric only - took a little getting used too.
Hybrid feature, A/C power dash plug, 6 CD stacker is very nice.
Only negative thing would be the air conditioning system. If you're running on Max A/C the gas engine runs constant and fuel economy suffers. On all other non max A/C settings when the electric motor kicks in and the gas kicks off you lose the A/C, which in typical traffic on a very hot day can get you pretty warm.