2013 Ford Escape SEL 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
We bought our 2013 Escape last July, loved the the look of it, loved the interior and was hoping for great gas mileage with the EcoBoost engine...
Well after two weeks it was recalled for engine fires. Ford had it for a week... Then at Thanksgiving it was recalled again...this time Ford had it for a month... Same issue..
In addition I think the engine, 1.6, is too small for the vehicle, the stated 22 mpg city is way way off... I am lucky if I get 16-17 locally. All I drive is local, we commute 13 miles each way through NYC, I was hoping the EcoBoost engine would be ideal... Boy was/am I surprised..
We have applied for Lemon Law and Ford will repurchase it soon.
Add a hybrid and get rid of the 1.6 engine, it's too underpowered for this vehicle.