2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2009 Ford Escape Hybrid - Road Test Specs

2009 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV

(2.5L 4-cyl. Hybrid AWD CVT Automatic)


Model year2009
ModelEscape Hybrid
Style4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Base MSRP$31,975
As-tested MSRP$35,820


Drive typeAll-wheel drive
Engine typeInline-4
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2500(153)
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)177 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)136 @ 4,500
Transmission typeContinuously variable


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeElectric power steering
Tire brandMichelin LTX
Tire modelAll season
Tire size, frontP235/70R16 T
Tire size, rearP235/70R16 T
Brakes, frontFront ventilated disc - rear drum

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)N/A
0-60 mph (sec.)N/A
0-75 mph (sec.)N/A
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)N/A
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)N/A
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)N/A
60-0 mph (ft.)N/A
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)N/A
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)N/A
Sound level @ idle (dB)N/A
@ Full throttle (dB)N/A
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)N/A

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Braking ratingN/A
Handling ratingN/A

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)N/A
Temperature (°F)N/A
Wind (mph, direction)N/A

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)29 City / 27 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)26.0
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,829
Length (in.)174.7
Width (in.)71.1
Height (in.)67.7
Wheelbase (in.)103.0
Legroom, front (in.)41.6
Legroom, rear (in.)35.6
Headroom, front (in.)40.4
Headroom, rear (in.)39.2
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)27.9
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)65.9


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years/60,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard dual front
Head airbagsStandard front and rear
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionStandard
Emergency assistance systemNot available
NHTSA crash test, driver5 stars
NHTSA crash test, passenger5 stars
NHTSA crash test, side front5 stars
NHTSA crash test, side rear5 stars
NHTSA rollover resistance3 stars

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