Happy with my Hybrid
By tmk on
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
A previous owner of a 02 XLT midnight which i loved, it was not hard for me to trade in for a fully loaded hybrid. I love the nav system and computer and the ride is so smooth and quite with the cvt tranny. Just all the improvements over my 02 model and the gas mileage was enough for me. It has plenty of power so the v6 is not missed and it doesn't stand out like the Toyota Prius. Don't expect too much in the gas mileage; that all depends on your driving. I'm currently getting 30 with hardly any stop and go traffic in which this vehicles shines. Got a great deal on mine.
The audiophile, nav system, premium leather with heat, moon roof, reverse sensors, looks of course, computer, technology, ride and handling and interior room.
Ability to run longer and at higher speeds on battery. Being able to take off quicker on battery alone and needs electric a/c; other than that I love it.