Used 2011 Ford Escape

2011 Ford Escape
List price range
$5,500 - $12,998

Pros

  • Innovative high-tech features
  • impressive crash scores
  • peppy performance.

Cons

  • Feels old compared to rivals
  • poor braking performance
  • non-reclining rear seat is difficult to fold.

Used 2011 Ford Escape for Sale

Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
62,443 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$10,694
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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Dealer Notes
The best one you will see in person. Well kept and taken care of. For peace of mind, it has been through a 125 point mechanical inspection, comes with a dealer warranty for 90 days/ 4,000 miles, and 5 day/ 250 mile money back guarantee. This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed.*Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.
Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
71,437 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$10,500
Est.Loan: $196/mo
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$289 Below Market
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
123,038 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$5,695
Est.Loan: $107/mo
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EQUIPPED WITH ALLOY WHEELS FOG LIGHTS TRACTION CONTROL CD PLAYER BLUETOOTH NEW TIRES NEW BRAKES CLEAN CARFAX AND MORE...Visit Nine Stars Auto Group online at www.ninestarsauto.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 571-367-2699 today to schedule your test drive. Air Conditioning,Alloy Wheels,AM/FM,Automatic Headlights,Aux Audio Jack,Bluetooth,CD,Child Safety Door Locks,Cruise Control,Driver Airbag,Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat,Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror,Electronic Brake Assistance,Fog Lights,Front Air Dam,Front Side Airbag,Interval Wipers,Keyless Entry,Leather Steering Wheel,MP3 CD Player,Owners Manual,Passenger Airbag,Power Locks,Power Mirrors,Power Steering,Power Windows,Rear Defroster,Rear Wiper,Second Row Folding Seat,Side Head Curtain Airbag,Steering Wheel Mounted Controls,Tachometer,Tire Pressure Monitor,Traction Control,Vehicle Stability Control System
Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
101,324 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
Dotcom Auto
8.3 mi away
List$8,228
Est.Loan: $154/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
171,267 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
List$5,500
Est.Loan: $103/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
95,576 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$8,481
Est.Loan: $159/mo
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Dealer Notes
2011 Ford Escape XLT SUV with 95,000 miles. Steel Blue Metallic over Beige Interior. Options Include: Automatic Transmission, XLT Package, AUX Audio Input, Power Driver Seat, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, Satellite Radio, Automatic Headlights, Roof Rails, 16-Alloy Wheels, and much more. This 1 Owner SUV is in great shape. The car has been inspected by our Factory Trained Technicians and passed Virginia State Inspection. An Extended Warranty is available for this car. Call Today for An Appointment.*Visit Us Today *A short visit to Honda of Tysons Corner located at 1580 Spring Hill Rd, Vienna, VA 22182 can get you a dependable Escape today!
Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
89,398 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
(2)
Farrish Subaru
15.6 mi away
List$9,488
Est.Loan: $177/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
78,865 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
List$10,500
Est.Loan: $196/mo
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$289 Below Market
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
72,055 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
(7)
King Volkswagen
16.8 mi away
List$10,995
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
82,053 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
List$10,434
Est.Loan: $195/mo
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$287 Below Market
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
70,000 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
List$10,699
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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$294 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
This Ford ESCAPE LIMITED LOW MILES Navigation System is reliable and stylish. It will ease your mind knowing you are making a great investment. An odometer that reads 70,000 miles speaks for itself. This ESCAPE LIMITED LOW MILES Navigation System has been well maintained with a long, healthy life ahead of it. Non-smoker? No worries the previous owner was too. We believe in building consumer confidence and will stand by this belief through providing this full SERVICE HISTORY report. This car has passed a rigorous, MULTI-POINT INSPECTION and reconditioning process before being offered for sale. You will be completely satisfied with its quality. The body is perfect and straight as a pin and has never been wrecked. Highway driving is a breeze with the strong running 2.5L 4 cyl engine under the hood. With rising gas prices, fuel efficiency is more important than ever. This Ford ESCAPE LIMITED LOW MILES Navigation System's 2.5L 4 cyl gives you the gas mileage that you want. The sport wheels and road hugging suspension make handling those curves a breeze. You will feel completely pampered by all the luxurious amenities that this baby has to offer. The best thing about this Ford ESCAPE LIMITED LOW MILES Navigation System is that its features have features. The car is mechanically perfect right down to the last bolt's threading. We know you want a vehicle that looks good. This car has been well maintained and is flawless. You'll want to take your shoes off when stepping into this one because the interior is exquisite. A thorough inspection has shown this car to be in tip-top condition with no need for any major mechanical work. We know this car is an amazing deal, but if you're still not 100% sure, we have no issue providing you with a CARFAX report. Buyer confidence is important to us and to prove this we have gone to great lengths to become a CARFAX CERTIFIED dealership. Optional EXTENDED WARRANTIES are available for purchase upon request. If you've been turned down before you have nothing to worry about at Best Auto of Manassas INC. Our BUY HERE - PAY HERE program means you're dealing directly with us and you will be able to take this car home today. We provide the best GUARANTEED FINANCING of any used car dealership around and back this up by actually getting you approved. Call us today at (703) 367-0402 to find out just how low your monthly payments can be with approved credit and low money down. Want a great deal? This car has been set under the BLUE BOOK value and won't last long. Come swing by today and check out this great deal, we are only minutes from Sterling! Not a single dent or scratch! Runs great and drives like new. Perfect family vehicle. Perfect first car! Power everything! A/C is ice cold!
Ford Escape 2011 XLS 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
109,608 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLS
List$8,500
Est.Loan: $159/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
86,420 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$8,995
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
103,690 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$8,555
Est.Loan: $160/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
81,767 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
Limited
List$9,990
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
70,328 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
CarMax
28.5 mi away
List$11,998
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
68,297 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$10,905
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Ford Escape 2011 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
84,383 miles
Used 2011
Ford Escape
XLT
List$9,841
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

A slew of innovative high-tech features make the 2011 Ford Escape a tempting choice in the compact crossover category. But most competitors are more appealing due to superior refinement and functionality.

vehicle overview

Back when it debuted in 2000, the Ford Escape was a smash hit with its just-right size, pleasant driving dynamics and available V6. It was also a trend-setter, because there weren't many other choices around for a small crossover or SUV. Fast-forward a decade and the 2011 Ford Escape doesn't have it nearly as easy. Competition abounds, and despite some cutting-edge features, the Escape has aged noticeably in a few respects.

We'll give you the good news first. The Escape strikes most folks as attractive inside and out, offering a number of unique and enticing technology features. Among the latter are Ford's superb Sync system that allows voice control over your cell phone, iPod/MP3 player and the available navigation system. Should you opt for the navigation system, Sync also provides real-time information for traffic, weather, sport scores, movie times and probably your horoscope if you ask nicely enough.

New for the 2011 model year is MyKey, which allows parents of teenage drivers to set electronic limits for vehicle speed and stereo volume. And those who dread parallel-parking might want to consider the Auto Park option, a new Ford technology that enables the Escape to identify a likely parking spot and then navigate into the slot with the steering while you just tend to the gas and brake. It works like a charm and is actually better than the system offered in the high-end Lexus LS 460 luxury sedan.

Now, the bad news. Despite all the gee-whiz features, the 2011 Ford Escape still lacks a few key items offered in most of its competitors, such as a telescoping steering wheel and a reclining/sliding backseat. And folding that backseat is a multistep hassle compared to the simple flip-down design of other crossovers. But it's the Escape's brakes that have it trailing the competition. Where nearly all of its rivals have four-wheel disc brakes, the Escape inexplicably uses drum brakes in the rear that simply don't have the power to bring it to a stop quickly.

Once it's loaded with options, a 2011 Ford Escape will likely please those who value having the latest technology. But unlike a decade ago, there are a number of top compact crossover SUVs such as the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, 2011 Honda CR-V, 2011 Kia Sportage, 2011 Subaru Forester and 2011 Toyota RAV4 that best the Ford in terms of overall refinement and functionality.

trim levels & features

The 2011 Ford Escape is a compact crossover that seats five people. It is available in XLS, XLT and Limited trim levels. The 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid model is addressed in a separate review.

Standard equipment on the XLS includes 16-inch alloy wheels, an outside mirror with an integrated blind-spot viewing surface, keyless entry, MyKey parental controls, full power accessories, cruise control, air-conditioning and a four-speaker stereo with a CD player and auxiliary audio jack. The Sync electronics interface (includes iPod interface and Bluetooth) and steering-wheel audio controls are optional. The XLT adds automatic headlights, foglamps, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a six-way power driver seat, steering-wheel audio controls and satellite radio. The Leather package adds leather upholstery, heated front seats and ambient lighting. The Sun & Sync package adds Sync and a sunroof. The Sport Appearance package adds 17-inch wheels and a variety of upgraded interior and exterior trim pieces. A seven-speaker stereo upgrade is also available.

To the XLT's feature list the Escape Limited adds different 16-inch wheels, chrome exterior highlights, leather upholstery, heated front seats, Sync and a six-speaker stereo. Upgrading to the Limited Luxury package adds dual-zone automatic climate control, rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. The Moon and Tune package adds a sunroof and the seven-speaker stereo upgrade. Stand-alone options on the Limited include automated parallel-parking assist, a rear-seat entertainment system and a navigation system (which includes the upgraded stereo with HD radio capability, digital music storage and Sirius Travel Link with real-time traffic, weather and other information).

performance & mpg

All trim levels of the Ford Escape can be had with either front- or all-wheel drive. A 171-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is standard, with a 240-hp 3.0-liter V6 optional on all but the XLS. The 2.5 can be fitted with either a five-speed manual transmission (XLS only) or a six-speed automatic. The V6 comes only with the automatic transmission. Properly equipped, the Escape V6 can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

The Escape's fuel economy with the four-cylinder, six-speed auto and front-wheel drive is 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined. All-wheel drive drops that to 19/25/21 mpg. The front-wheel-drive six-cylinder Escape returns an estimated 18/26/21 mpg, while all-wheel drive gets 17/24/20 mpg.

In testing, we found a V6-equipped model delivered adequate power, but nothing more, including 0-60-mph acceleration in a middling 8.1 seconds. The Escape didn't prove impressive in our handling tests either, as it received a "Poor" rating from our test-driver as it lumbered through the slalom at only 59 mph and pulled a rather low 0.69g on the skid pad.

safety

Antilock brakes, traction control, stability control, front-seat side airbags and full-length curtain-type airbags are all standard on the 2011 Ford Escape. In government tests, the Escape earned a perfect five stars in both front and side crash tests. The Escape did equally well in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing, scoring the highest rating of "Good" in the frontal-offset and side tests. The IIHS's roof strength test resulted in a score of "Marginal."

Unfortunately, the Escape is hampered by poor braking performance. From 60 mph, the last Escape we tested stopped in a lackluster 138 feet. Brake fade was also encountered, with stopping distances increasing with each run thereafter.

driving

While pleasant to drive, the 2011 Ford Escape lacks the mechanical polish and sophistication of newer models from Chevrolet, Honda, Kia, Subaru and Toyota. Among compact crossovers, the Escape feels the most trucklike. Nevertheless, the electric power steering makes parking and low-speed maneuvers easy, and the suspension is smoother over rough pavement than older Escapes. Acceleration from both engines is adequate, though the V6 isn't as energetic as the more powerful mills in the Equinox and RAV4.

interior

The Escape's cabin was given a welcome complete overhaul a few years ago, and it encompassed both nicer materials and a more attractive design. The center stack consists of neatly grouped buttons that are designed to work specifically with Ford's Sync system. This electronics interface connects with your cell phone and MP3 player, allowing you to control them through voice commands.

In terms of comfort and space, though, the Escape is starting to feel its age. Up front, the seating position is too tall, which gives the driver the feeling of hovering above the controls, and there's no telescoping steering wheel. The backseat is flat and devoid of recline or fore/aft adjustments. Cargo space stands at 29 cubic feet behind the second row and 66 cubic feet with the second row folded down. Folding it can seem complicated, as the headrests must be removed and the bottom cushions tumble forward before the seatbacks can be flipped down, a design that ensures a flat load floor.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2011 Ford Escape.

Detailed review
viper5333, 3/7/2011
As an owner of many SUV's, I feel qualified to provide a helpful review. I was worried about 4 cyl., but so far its pep has been a pleasant surprise. It has plenty of zip to merge safely onto freeways; it maintains 70 MPH with ease up steep grades. As a trade off, the tranny is noisy through first 3 gears. It makes an odd noise if you jump on the throttle from a stop. Once at cruise it is quiet. The front seats are awesome...don't know how Ford did it, but feels like the seats have their own suspension. Fuel economy is great...almost 30MPG on freeway. The Sync system is best built-in voice command system I have tried...and I have used many. It does have a few quirks...mentioned bellow
Research and you shall see
macc4644, 12/13/2010
I have wanted an Escape for several years but never pulled the trigger because of the reviews. This year I decided to look at them again. I get a new vehicle for business yearly so I have had much experience with the competition. For $50K you do not get real leather in a Touareg. A $35K Wrangler is the real deal but rides harsh with bad road manners and the backseat is just for looks. The Nissan's are too old school and pricey. Hyundai's are no longer cheap or full efficient. I looked at everything in the SUV market from $20-$60K and everything bad I read about the Escape is worse in cars costing much more. The 2011 has a great interior and the Limited has everything you could ask for.
2011 Ford Escape
widrick, 1/20/2013
Had a great experience at Grappone Ford. I had a 2005 ford escape and decided to trade it in. After driving the 2011 Escape with the new inline 4 engine, I was amazed. I truely love driving this vehicle. So reliable a vehicle, I recommend it to anyone looking for a great ride in comfort.
Apex Suv And An Asset To Any Owner
truth1hurts, 3/1/2014
We love our 2011 Ford Escape as, in our opinion, it hammers the competition and it is a valued asset in our family. The pathetic competition, the 2008 Jeep Patriot does even come close to the reliability, power, style, reputation and perks of a comfortable Ford. The Escape will not hurt pocketbooks; it is reasonably priced and I would recommend people trying to get a better deal through the employee pricing campaign. Money well spent, the Ford Escape. It made a former unhappy owner of the Jeep elated when we slid into a 2011 Ford. The competition will be full of jealousies as Ford is known to give many the "wow factor" in an winner vehicle.
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Features & Specs

MPG
21 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
21 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall3 / 5
    Driver2 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall3 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall3 / 5
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat3 / 5
    Back Seat3 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover3 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover23.7%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Marginal
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2011 Ford Escape
Used 2011 Ford Escape Overview

The Used 2011 Ford Escape is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include XLT 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A), XLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A), XLS 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 5M), and XLS 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A).

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Save up to $483 on one of 38 Used 2011 Ford Escape for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,500 as of08/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Ford Escape trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Ford Escape XLT is priced between $5,695 and$12,998 with odometer readings between 62443 and155337 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Ford Escape Limited is priced between $5,500 and$11,400 with odometer readings between 70000 and171267 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Ford Escape XLS is priced between $8,500 and$8,500 with odometer readings between 109608 and109608 miles.

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