Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid

2006 Ford Escape Hybrid
List price range
$3,999 - $6,477

Pros

  • Powerful and efficient hybrid powertrain, large cargo capacity, comfortable interior, carlike handling, optional side curtain airbags.

Cons

  • Four-cylinder engine feels unrefined at high rpm, so-so interior materials quality.

Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid for Sale

Ford Escape Hybrid 2006 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
62,300 miles
Used 2006
Ford Escape Hybrid
Base
(2)
Quality Auto
4.7 mi away
List$6,477
Est.Loan: $133/mo
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Ford Escape Hybrid 2006 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
128,350 miles
Used 2006
Ford Escape Hybrid
Base
List$4,900
Est.Loan: $100/mo
Fair Deal!
Fair Deal!
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Dealer Notes
Up for sale is%3F%3Fclean 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid with only 128k miles. It looks and drives good and was traded in for a brand new vehicle at a local new car dealership and we bought it from them. It is sold with a 90 day limited bumper to bumper warranty and just passed VA inspection and emission. We update our website daily but please confirm availability before coming out. March 1st we started our mission to plant 5 trees for every car we sell at The Automotive Company. Our goal is to plant 20000 trees by 2025. Active service members Military and Veterans gets a 6 month complimentary warranty at no extra cost.------------------DISCLOSURE------------------- Price excludes %2524399.00 processing fee registration fees and sales taxes. . Deposits are non-refundable and all our sales are based on first-come-first-serve policy. We always do our best to describe our vehicles through text description and a lot of pictures . It is normal for a used car have normal wear and tear. Please read the description and view all pictures. We are not responsible for misprints on prices or equipment. Pricing subject to change without notice WHY BUY FROM US%3F%3F We have the utmost dedication to quality in the cars we sell. The Automotive Company is owned and operated by two brothers. Our father and grandfather both worked in the automotive industry their whole lives and the knowledge they passed along to us provided the foundation for the business we run today. We are meticulous in buying only the top quality used cars. We grew up in a working class family and appreciate that the money our customers use to buy our cars is hard-earned. We strive to provide the highest quality vehicles at competitive prices. We put the customer first in every deal we do and our reviews reflect that. Visit The Automotive Company online at theautomotiveco.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 703-542-8855 today to schedule your test drive. Antilock Brakes,Child Safety Locks,Four Wheel Drive,Keyless Entry,Power Door Locks,Power Driver Seat,Power Outlet,Power Windows,Roof Rack,%284%29 16 Hybrid-unique aluminum wheels,%284%29 16 hybrid-unique aluminum wheels,%284%29 P235/70R16 BSW all-season tires,15.0 gallon fuel tank,2.3L 4V I4 Atkinson Cycle engine,330V sealed nickel-metal hydride %28Ni-MH%29 battery,4-wheel anti-lock braking system,4-wheel independent suspension,6-way pwr driver seat w/height adjuster,Air conditioning,Belt Minder feature,Black fold-away pwr side mirrors,Black full grip ergonomic door handles,Black grille w/black mesh center,Black liftgate molding,Child safety rear door locks,Clear lens halogen headlamps w/delay,Cloth visors w/covered vanity mirrors,Dot matrix windshield pattern,Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags w/front passenger sensor system,Electric power assisted steering %28EPAS%29,Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission %28ECVT%29,Engine block heater %2AStandard on non-fleet vehicles in AK MN ND SD MT WI & WY%2A,engine block heater %2Astandard on non-fleet vehicles in ak%2524comma mn%2524comma nd%2524comma sd%2524comma mt%2524comma wi & wy%2A,Floor console-inc%3A %282%29 cup holders storage bin,floor console-inc%3A %282%29 cup holders%2524comma storage bin,Front color-keyed carpeted floor mats,Front height-adjustable 3-point safety belts w/pretensioners,Front/rear assist handles-inc%3A rear coat hooks,Grey body cladding/rocker moldings,Grey bumpers,Intelligent 4-wheel drive system,Interior lighting w/delay-inc%3A map lights rear cargo light,interior lighting w/delay-inc%3A map lights%2524comma rear cargo light,Locking glove box,Message center,Perimeter alarm,Premium cloth 60/40 split tip-fold-flat rear bench seat w/removable cushion head restraints,premium cloth 60/40 split tip-fold-flat rear bench seat w/removable cushion%2524comma head restraints,Privacy glass on rear doors/quarter windows/liftgate,Pwr front/rear disc brakes,Pwr locks,Pwr point w/cap in floor console,pwr windows w/driver one-touch-down & accessory pwr delay,Pwr windows w/driver one-touch-down & accessory pwr delay,Rear 2-speed wiper w/washer,Rear 3-point safety belts,Rear floor heat ducts,Rear outboard LATCH child seat anchors & tethers,Rear window defroster,Regenerative braking system,Remote keyless entry w/%282%29 transmitters,Roof rack w/cross bars,Round front fog lamps,Securilock passive anti-theft system,Side intrusion door beams,Solar-tinted glass on doors & liftgate,Tilt steering wheel w/speed control,Tire pressure monitoring system,Underbody-mounted compact spare tire,Variable intermittent windshield wipers,Warm steel-painted center cluster & front door switch bezel trim,White-faced instrument panel-inc%3A warning lights & Hybrid-unique gauges,2.3L 4V I4 ATKINSON CYCLE ENGINE
Ford Escape Hybrid 2006 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
139,369 miles
Used 2006
Ford Escape Hybrid
Base
List$4,394
Est.Loan: $90/mo
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Ford Escape Hybrid 2006 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
140,000 miles
Used 2006
Ford Escape Hybrid
Base
List$3,999
Est.Loan: $82/mo
Good Deal!
Good Deal!
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Dealer Notes
Primary Listing%3A 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid White2006 Ford Escape Hybrid, 4x4, 4 cylinder, leather, 140k, Execellent condition%2521 Very nice body%2521 Automatic, air conditioning, cruise/tilt, power windows/locks, Navigation, CD and more. To see a full list of this vehicles options visit smithfamilycarstore.com. If interested, please call 814-329-2682 or 814-592-2176. Floor Mat Material - Carpet,Floor Mats - Front,Rear Vents - Second Row,Cargo Area Light,Center Console - Front Console With Storage,Cruise Control,Cupholders,Multi-Function Remote - Keyless Entry,Power Outlet%28S%29 - Front,Power Steering,Reading Lights - Front,Retained Accessory Power,Steering Wheel - Tilt,Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Cruise Control,Storage - Door Pockets,Storage - Seatback,Front Brake Type - Ventilated Disc,Front Struts - Macpherson,Rear Brake Type - Disc,4wd Type - On Demand,Abs - 4-Wheel,Braking Assist,Center Differential - Mechanical,Electronic Brakeforce Distribution,Front Suspension Classification - Independent,Rear Suspension Classification - Independent,Rear Suspension Type - Multi-Link,Regenerative Braking System,Electric Motor Hp - 94,Electric Motor Power Output %28Kilowatts%29 - 70,Electric Motor Torque - 100,Ev Battery Capacity - 1.8 Kwh,Hybrid Gas Engine Hp - 133,Hybrid Gas Engine Hp%40rpm - 6000,Hybrid Gas Engine Torque - 124,Hybrid Gas Engine Torque%40rpm - 4250,Gauge - Tachometer,In-Dash Cd - Mp3 Playback,Warnings And Reminders - Tire Fill Alert,In-Dash Cd - 6 Disc,Radio - Am/Fm,Warnings And Reminders - Low Fuel Level,Exterior Entry Lights,Front Fog Lights,Headlights - Auto Delay Off,Headlights - Auto On/Off,Headlights - Halogen,Liftgate Window - Manual Flip-Up,Rear Door Type - Liftgate,Spare Tire Mount Location - Underbody,Tire Prefix - P,Tire Type - All Season,Wheel Diameter - 16 Inch,Tire Pressure Monitoring System,Window Defogger - Rear,Front Wipers - Intermittent,Power Windows,Rear Privacy Glass,Rear Wiper,Roof Rack,Airbag Deactivation - Occupant Sensing Passenger,Anti-Theft System - Alarm,Anti-Theft System - Engine Immobilizer,Child Safety Door Locks,Child Seat Anchors,Front Airbags - Dual,Power Door Locks,Side Mirror Adjustments - Power,Driver Seat Manual Adjustments - Reclining,Driver Seat Power Adjustments - 6,Driver Seat Power Adjustments - Height,Front Headrests - 2,Front Headrests - Adjustable,Front Seat Type - Bucket,Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments - 4,Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments - Reclining,Rear Headrests - 3,Rear Headrests - Adjustable,Rear Seat Folding - Split,Rear Seat Type - Split-Bench,Rear Seatbelts - Center 3-Point,Seatbelt Pretensioners,Upholstery - Premium Cloth

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Edmunds' Expert Review

One of our favorites in the category, the Escape Hybrid is a very capable small SUV thanks to its powerful hybrid-electric drivetrain, spacious cabin and carlike handling.

vehicle overview

Ford introduced the Escape in 2001 to capture buyers in the rapidly growing small SUV segment. It quickly became a best-seller thanks to a desirable combination of size, power and ruggedly handsome styling. First-year Escapes suffered numerous recalls, but recent models seem to have the bugs worked out. Mazda also sells a version of this vehicle. Called the Tribute, it shares the Escape's basic structure, platform and powertrains. A more luxurious version is also available from Mercury, dubbed the Mariner.

Appealing to a wide range of buyers, the Escape (and Tribute/Mariner) is intended for those who want the styling and all-wheel-drive capability of a traditional SUV combined with the size, price, practicality and driving characteristics of a midsize car. The Escape is more suited to on-road driving than off-roading, due to its light-duty AWD system and unibody construction, and isn't as rugged as some other compact SUVs like the Nissan Xterra and Jeep Liberty. Its main competitors include vehicles like the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe, Saturn Vue and Toyota RAV4.

Ford took a bold step for 2005 with the introduction of the very first hybrid-electric SUV. The hybrid drivetrain uses a 2.3-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine in conjunction with electric motors to provide power while keeping emissions and fuel usage to a minimum. Under full acceleration, both power sources work together to provide maximum oomph, but under lighter load conditions, such as stop-and-go traffic, the Escape Hybrid alternates between the two, oftentimes running purely on battery power alone. A regenerative braking system converts energy normally lost as heat into electricity to recharge the car's batteries. Available in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the Escape Hybrid boasts V6-like acceleration and gets up to 36 mpg. If you like the idea of driving a hybrid that doesn't force you to give up an ounce of day-to-day practicality, you would be wise to test-drive Ford's Escape Hybrid.

trim levels & features

The Escape Hybrid is available in one four-door body style with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Standard amenities include air conditioning, 16-inch alloy wheels, a power driver seat, cruise control and an in-dash CD changer. The new premium package includes monochromatic exterior paint, heated leather seats, reverse-sensing system, an 110V A/C outlet and a navigation system. A moonroof is also optional.

performance & mpg

The Escape Hybrid power plant consists of a 2.3-liter gasoline engine and two electric motor/generators. Ford calls the transmission a CVT, but there's no rotating belt as is in a conventional CVT. Instead, the motors work in concert with the gas engine through a planetary gear set to provide seamless power and maximum efficiency. If you're the driver of an Escape Hybrid, all you have to do is move the shift lever to "D" and press the gas pedal. Fuel mileage is rated at 36 city and 31 highway on the 2WD model and 33/29 on the 4WD, making the Escape Hybrid the most fuel-efficient SUV on the market.

safety

Four-wheel antilock disc brakes are standard. The optional Safety Package includes front side-impact airbags and full-length head curtain airbags with a rollover sensor. The Escape has done well in government crash testing, earning a perfect five stars for the driver in frontal impacts and four stars for the front passenger. In side-impact crash tests, it received five stars for both front- and rear-seat occupants. Less impressive is the Escape's "Acceptable" rating (the second-highest) in the frontal offset crash test conducted by the IIHS. When equipped with side airbags, the Escape merits a "Good" rating (the highest) from the IIHS for side-impact protection.

driving

Fun to drive, the Ford Escape Hybrid offers impressive road manners for a compact SUV. It drives much like a tautly suspended sedan, with little body roll and responsive steering. The swift hybrid powertrain is nearly as quick as the V6 Escape and returns outstanding fuel mileage.

interior

The Escape has never been known for its exciting interior, but most buyers will find the layout functional and user-friendly. The front seats can accommodate adults of all sizes, while the backseat is comfortable for kids and passable for adults. There is 28 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, and you can fold them down to open up 65 cubic feet of capacity, a good figure for this class.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid.

The best car purchase I have ever made!!!!
Michael, 8/23/2015
I reluctantly purchased my 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid in 2011 with 134000 miles!!!! Got it for 4000 dollars on eBay.... Immediately after purchasing I had to replace the hybrid battery cooling fan. Very simple to do, ordered from Amazon and did it myself in about 30 mins. Now, in 2015, I have 234289 miles and the only money I've ever put into the car was for routine maintenance. It's amazing! I have never owned a vehicle that was so easily kept. I consistently get about 27-28 mpg in the city with either heat or air in most of the time and I get about 24-25mpg on the beltway(I speed like crazy, so that's incredible mileage per gallon to me). The engine is quiet, the ride is smooth and for the first time since I started buying cars, I feel like I totally got my monies worth out of a vehicle! 4000 dollars for over 100000 miles and she still keeps going. I do think I'll need a wheel bearing replaced, which means I'll do them all at once, but I cannot say enough about the build quality and performance of these hybrids. To be able to drive an suv and get close to 30mpg while still being able to sit up high and grab lumber from The Home Depot without renting a truck... It's amazing! I wanted to write this as soon as I hit 100k miles and before I go and spend money on the wheel bearings(which I could let ride for a bit, but why would I do that? She deserves to be kept up). I'm currently searching for another since I'm giving this one to my newly licensed son. Lol So to anyone it there that can get their hands on one of these, get it!!! Take it home, check it over and baby it because you'll likely own it for a long, long time.
Brake system failure. 5-7k to repair brakes
Tim Fitzgerald, 3/2/2016
I purchased this 2006 ford escape hybrid with 67k miles. Thought it was a great investment for my family and the economy. The joke was on me. On my way to work one morning my dashboard lights alerted me of a brake system failure and had to roll into a snowbank to stop. I have the car towed and expect a modest repair bill of $1000 or less, we are talking about brakes. To my surprise I was quoted $5000-$7000 to repair the brake system. The bulk of the cost is in the hydraulic charging unit, quoted to me at $4500. $1000 for a new master cylinder and $1095 to bleed the brakes. We are now up to $6500 with out labor costs. With labor looking at 7-8k. How can Ford justify a repair of brakes to cost $7-8k??? Have contacted ford several times with no answers or assistance. They apologize and tell me there is nothing they can do. Ironically they changed the brake system in 2007 model, I wonder why??? Talk about Ford satisfaction. Stay away from these vehicles they have done nothing but drain my bank account. Tim Fitzgerald Swampscott Ma 01907 boomer328@comcast.net
Ford nailed it
nanonevol, 11/20/2014
I love this Ford. I think it has the right size motor and electric combination unlike some hybrids. I get at least 30 mpg. The computer must take some many factors into account so the car knows when to go electric and when gas. Brilliant. I love when I'm coasting or driving along on battery or when the motor shuts off in traffic or at a light. All cars should be hybrid. It just makes sense to get the most out of a gallon. Regenerative braking also just a common sense solution to wasted heat energy in normal brakes. Update a year later - Still love this car. It looks practically new and I rarely ever even wash it. I had to have the brakes done and front wheel bearings but it's got 170K miles on it. Still going strong at 187K. Car is a peach (opposite of a lemon).
Good Ride. Great Value
clcs5860, 12/11/2011
I bought my 06 all wheel drive escape in 2007, had 16K miles on it at the time of purchase. I have not been kind to this car as I drive it for business and am on the go all the time. I have kept service up to date. The car now has 101K miles on it. The ride is good, acceleration peppy for a hybrid. Only unexpected problem I have had, is to replace a power steering module which cost $824. The leather on the drivers seat has worn through in the arm which indicates the leather in the car is fairly cheap No other complaints.
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Features & Specs

MPG
28 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Hybrid
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
30 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Hybrid
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Poor
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

More about the 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid
Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid Overview

The Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), and 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT).

What's a good price on a Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid?

Price comparisons for Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid trim styles:

  • The Used 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid Base is priced between $3,999 and$6,477 with odometer readings between 62300 and140000 miles.

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