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GENERAL INFORMATIONEscape SCX-5 Sport
MSRP$23,750$24,045
ClassCompact SUVCompact SUV
Rating9 of 108 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESEscape SCX-5 Sport
2.5-liter Inline-4 (168 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]21 / 29---
2.5-liter Inline-4 (187 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---24 / 31
TRANSMISSIONS
6-speed automaticStandardStandard
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSEscape SCX-5 Sport
Length [in.]178.1179.1
Width [in.]72.472.5
Height [in.]66.365.3
Wheelbase [in.]105.9106.2
Front Track [in.]61.562.8
Rear Track [in.]61.662.8
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSEscape SCX-5 Sport
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]98.1103.6
Seating Cap.55
Head Room Front [in.]39.939.7
Head Room Rear [in.]39.039.0
Leg Room Front [in.]43.141.0
Leg Room Rear [in.]36.839.6
Shoulder Room Front [in.]56.057.1
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]55.354.8
Hip Room Front [in.]54.855.2
Hip Room Rear [in.]52.455.3
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]34.330.9
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardNot Available
Garage-door TransmitterNot AvailableStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
6-way Front SeatStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Folding Rear SeatNot AvailableStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardNot Available
RadioStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardNot Available
HD RadioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityNot AvailableStandard
Internet AccessStandardStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
4 SpeakersNot AvailableStandard
6 SpeakersStandardNot Available
SAFETY FEATURESEscape SCX-5 Sport
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlStandardNot Available
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardNot Available
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardStandard
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDFWD
LedheadlightsNot AvailableStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]3,5153,527
GVWR [lbs.]4,6204,515
Coefficient of Drag---0.33
Towing Capacity [lbs.]1,5002,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]15.714.8
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkNot AvailableStandard
TIRES
Front P225/65 HR17Not AvailableStandard
Front P235/55 HR17StandardNot Available
Rear P225/65 HR17Not AvailableStandard
Rear P235/55 HR17StandardNot Available
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Disc BrakesStandardStandard