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A Great Little Truck
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By Judy Pastuzyn
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2003 Ford Escape XLT Premium 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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This is a great little SUV It has more room inside then you would think. It drives outstanding.


Favorite Features

The size of it


Suggested Improvements

The gear shifter


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A Fun SUV
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By Thedriver
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2003 Ford Escape XLT Premium 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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The Ford Escape has lived up to my expectations and has been a great vehicle. The engine is powerful enough to climb the grapevine at 70 MPH, leaving the large behemouth SUV class behind. The AWD transmission is solid.


Favorite Features

The back is large enough to seat 3 adults, and the seats fold down giving us enough room for all we need to carry. The engine and transmission are solid as can be. The 16 inch wheels are large enough to go over everything one could want and provides a stable ride.


Suggested Improvements

The driver's seat could be a little lower in it's full down position.


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Brake for an Escape !
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By Taticat
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2003 Ford Escape XLT Popular 2 Fwd 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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This is a fun and economic vehicle. I am in love with my '02 Escape because of it's responsiveness, safety, and beauty. BUT ..... I think I got a jinxed model - I am having problems with the brake light and an apparent leak in the brake fluid liquid container. I have been to the dealer 4 times and I am ready to get rid of the car. Maybe I got a faulty model because I have researched this model and haven't stumbled upon chronic brake issue with my car.


Favorite Features

Neat design - the car is not too large or too small. I feel safe in it !


Suggested Improvements

The plastic features inside should be made of sturdier platic. There is not feature for recycling ventilation from within.


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a nice car....
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By xrobotox
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2003 Ford Escape XLT Popular 2 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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no problems yet, but that probably comes car to car, feels good, but the gas milage is not as it tells you. We got the v6 and mpg is nowhere near 23/28. Nothing super great about the car, the power is nice though, it can pull its own.


Favorite Features

um, just regular stuff, nothing out of the ordanary


Suggested Improvements

colder a/c, ive felt worse but i've felt better. better gas, i know i know, its a suv and you get what you pay for but man, gas is expensive these days. oh well, its worth it i guess.


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By luckyguyinla
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2003 Ford Escape XLT Sport Fwd 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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excellent suv for a long travel such as across the country. I live in Ca drive to WA ... i feel like im in control of the car. it look big n have alot of room to moving around


Favorite Features

none


Suggested Improvements

you should get it with leather interior.. and navigation system ..


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