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2002 Ford Escape

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Quality Ford SUV
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By brian olney
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2002 Ford Escape XLT Choice 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

My back window blew out, defroster shorted out, but ford was great, gave me a taurus with 38 miles on it and had my car fixed in one day.


Suggested Improvements

fuel efficency is no where what is listed. 16 mpg on rural roads.


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Wouldn't trade it for the world
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By Sheli
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2002 Ford Escape XLT Choice 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I bought the Escape in 2001 because I wanted an SUV that wouldn't "break the bank" with gas mileage. I consistently get 20 MPG and have had only one mechanical problem. I have 50000 miles on it with no intentions of trading it in. I love this SUV!!


Favorite Features

V6, roomy interior, 6 disk CD player, and sunroof.


Suggested Improvements

They could have done without the plastic at the bottom of the exterior. The newer Limited Escapes are solid. It looks much better. The seats could also stand to be a little more comfortable. They are fine for city driving, not for extremely long trips.


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DON'T DO IT
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By codilh
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2002 Ford Escape XLS Value 2WD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

DO NOT BUY THIS VEHICLE!! I've had more problems with the Ford Escape than any other vehicle that I've ever owned. 550 miles - all new gas lines 15000 miles - new transmission 16000 miles - leaking windows, windows off track 30000 miles - new brakes & rotors; new accelorator pedal & throttle; new stearing gear


Favorite Features

WARRANTY


Suggested Improvements

START OVER


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Great Escape
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By Keunhaeng Huh
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2002 Ford Escape XLT Choice 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

It's a pretty good car. except the interior..


Favorite Features

powerful running ability.. great handling..


Suggested Improvements

interior materials should be improved.


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Hoping it lasts
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By shelloaz
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2002 Ford Escape XLT Choice 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I love the way my Escape drives and looks. I wish it didn't have so many little problems. This is my first time owning a Ford, I don't think I will be buying another one. I have had a problem with the check engine light coming on, fixed at dealer. A/C control knob broke, A/C is not very cold, having that checked in a couple of days, clunking sound coming from brakes when stopping. For a vehicle only 1 yr. old I didn't expect all these problems. My Toyota's always lasted 200,000 miles with very few problems, mostly towards the end. I just hope my ESCAPE makes it without bankruping us.


Favorite Features

CD Changer, overall look, roomy, comfortable, engine pick up, very cute and fun to drive.


Suggested Improvements

illuminated ignition/window/door locks, locking fuel cap, plastic feel of interior, rear A/C vents, fix the clunking noise in brakes, better warranty to allow for all the unnecessary repairs.


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