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2006 Ford Escape
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By PETER SHEWITZ
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I generally like the Escape. However, the gas mileage leaves a lot to be desired I am getting less that 16 mpg in the city and 20-21 on the highway. You would think that for a small suv Ford would be able to do better in the MPG area. Also, this is the first suv that I have owned, I was a little suprised at the bumpy ride, although not terrible still a bit rough.


Best Features

Small turning radius, good low end power. I like the way it looks.


Worst Features

At the time I wnted electronic stability control it was not available for the 2006 model. Better gas mileage.


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Execellent Value
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By Joe
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2006 Ford Escape Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Great styling, nice comfort and hadles well especially in snow. The vechile is has been inexpensive to maintain.


Best Features

Monochromic interior styling. The interior is nice layed out. The rear parking sensors are awesome for parallel parking. For its size it has tons of space for passanger and cargo.


Worst Features

Would be nice if vechile had dual climate control and improve fuel economy while not giving up preformance.


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Fun to drive, lousy tires
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By Tom Culler
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

The Escape is a fun, nimble little SUV which has great interior capacity and the 3.0L V6 has great power. The stock tires, however, are slippery and noisy. I can't wait until they wear out so that I can replace them.


Best Features

Handling, good turn radius, seats, 6CD changer premium stereo


Worst Features

Tires. Get something that can grip the road.


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Great SUV
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By wheatleynavy
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2006 Ford Escape Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I absolutly love my 2006 Escape. It handles better than any vehicle that I have ever driven before. The gas mileage is outstanding. Has lots of room inside. I highly recomend this SUV for anyone.


Best Features

Automatic rearview mirror dimmer is amazing.


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Strange road vibration
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By Ralph
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Basically, it is a fine SUV except when the speed reaches 60 MPH. Then an intermittent vibration starts. By 80 MPH it feels like the rear tires are totally out of balance...then it quits...then it starts again. Have been unable to find the reason even after all tires were replaced and rebalanced.


Best Features

Leg room.


Worst Features

Vibration.


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