2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Consumer Review: Good Enough

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV - Consumer Review

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By Fyffe7 on


2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)


Wife picked out Escape Hybrid for the gas mileage and the ease of putting a baby seat in the back. Own the Ford for 3 months. Overall the Escape Hybrid is a decent SUV that is fun to drive. We get 30 mpg which is mostly hiway driving. It has become a game to see how much gas mileage we get. Lights are fun to stop at, knowing that you are not using gas. Escape Hybrid accelerates well with the 4 cylinder engine. CVT transmission takes a little bit of driving to get use to. Escape won over the Toyota- did not like the look of spare tire on back. Honda – overprice, overrated and less gas mileage.

Best Features

Interior look with the NAV. Seats are comfortable. Regular plug in for computer. Look of the SUV without the chrome lower front.

Worst Features

Radio controls on the steering wheel. Remote start, not available on HB, heated front windshield with NAV
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