2005 Ford Escape Hybrid AWD 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
So far, so good. After taking test
drives at autoshows and with dealers,
and really needing a replacement this
years for my '01 Escape, I took the
plunge with an all-wheel-drive Hybrid.
Smooth city driving, with enough pep to
take on the interstates with ease. Has
speed like a six-cylinder. Its new CVT
transmission is as smooth as silk! And
it's quieter than previous Escapes.
Still can't get over the no engine
noise feeling at a stop light, or in
bumper-to-bumper city traffic!
Shifter on the floor. Smaller size than
Explorer gives more parking
flexibility. Better seating than
Could use the moon roof option; none is
Could use some more interior lighting,
especially at ignition keyhole, top
center of roof between sun visors and
inside glove compartment.
A place for a garage door opener.
Navigation system should be standard
rather than option