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Review My 2009 Ford Escape has been plagued with transmission issues for a year and a half now. I experience shift flares, hard and harsh shifting, and even times when it can't shift out of first gear. It will also frequently slam into gear when going from P to D or R, causing the entire car to shack violently until banging into gear. After the TSB updates, i get much worse gas milage and the tranny issues have increased. Now i get hesitation in acceleration when coasting or yielding and pressing the accelerator. It's extremely dangerous when making a left hand turn and the car is unresponsive for a few seconds. I have almost had 5 accidents due to this. This car is extremely unsafe.
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What options are available on the 2009 Ford Escape?
Available Ford Escape 2009 Submodel Types: SUV, Hybrid
Available Trims: SE, Titanium, S, XLT, SEL, Limited, XLS, HEV, XLS Choice, XLS Popular, XLT Sport
Exterior Colors: Ingot Silver Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Shadow Black, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, White Platinum Tri-Coat Metallic, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Oxford White, White Gold Metallic, Lightning Blue Metallic, Sterling Grey Metallic, Blue Metallic, Deep Impact Blue Metallic, Oxford White Clearcoat, Sunset Metallic, Canyon Ridge Metallic, Black Clearcoat, Cinnamon Glaze, Sterling Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Steel Blue Metallic, Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Sangria Red Metallic, Redfire Clearcoat Metallic, Tungsten Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Black, Blue Flame Metallic, White Suede Clearcoat, Gold Leaf Metallic, Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Frosted Glass Metallic, Toreador Red Metallic, Sport Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Titanium Green Clearcoat Metallic, Ginger Ale Metallic, Light Sage Clearcoat Metallic, Karat Gold, Kodiak Brown Metallic, Oxford White Clearcoat (Fleet), Vista Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Electric Spice Metallic, Norsea Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Kiwi Clearcoat Metallic, Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic, Black Pearl Slate Clearcoat Metallic, Brilliant Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Blazing Copper Clearcoat Metallic, Aspen Green Clearcoat Metallic, Bright Red Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Stone Clearcoat Metallic, Gold Ash Clearcoat Metallic, Lime Squeeze Metallic, Satin Silver Clearcoat Metallic, True Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Interior Colors: Charcoal Black cloth, Charcoal Black leather/cloth, Charcoal Black leather, Medium Light Stone leather/cloth, Medium Light Stone cloth, Medium Light Stone leather, Charcoal Black premium leather, Stone leather, Stone premium cloth, Camel leather, Medium Light Stone premium leather, Charcoal Black premium cloth, Camel premium cloth, Stone cloth, Ebony Black, Medium/Dark Flint premium cloth, Medium/Dark Flint, Medium/Dark Pebble, Medium/Dark Pebble premium cloth, Ebony Black leather, Ebony Black premium leather, Medium Parchment, Medium/Dark Flint cloth, Medium/Dark Pebble cloth
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Tire Pressure Warning, Stability Control, Trip Computer, Aux Audio Inputs, Post-collision safety system, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, 3500lb Towing Capacity, Power Driver Seat, Back-up camera, AWD/4WD, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Alarm, Heated seats, Mobile Internet, Leather Seats, Parking sensors, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Remote Start, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Navigation, Keyless Entry/Start, Upgraded Headlights, Upgraded Engine, Sunroof/Moonroof, Blind Spot Monitoring, Towing Hitch, Upgraded Stereo, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Pre-collision safety system