2012 Ford Escape SUV
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PricesOriginal MSRP
Ford Escape XLS$21,440
Ford Escape XLS 4WD$23,190
Ford Escape XLT$24,870
Ford Escape XLT 4WD$26,620
Ford Escape Limited$26,370
Ford Escape Limited 4WD$28,120
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2012 Ford Escape XLS - Specifications & Features
TypeInline-4; aluminum block and headDisplacement [cc]2,488
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable intake valve timing (i-VCT)
Power [hp @ rpm]171 @ 6,000 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]89.0 x 100.1
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]171 @ 4,500 rpmCompression9.7:1
Mileage City (mpg)21 - 23 (MT)Mileage Hwy (mpg)28
Type 5-speed manual
Ratios 3.50, 1.94, 1.25, 0.94, 0.80
Final Drive 4.13
Type 6-speed automatic
Ratios 4.48, 2.96, 1.91, 1.44, 1.00, 0.74
Final Drive 3.51
Exterior Dimensions
Length [in.] 174.7
Width [in.] 71.1
Height [in.] 67.9
Wheelbase [in.] 103.1
Front Track [in.] 60.7
Rear Track [in.] 60.2
Exterior Features
4 doors
Body color front and rear bumper
Chrome and grille
Flip-up liftgate window
Power remote, folding left door mirror
Power remote, folding right door mirror
Rear liftgate
Rear step bumper
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.] 3,229
Towing Capacity [lbs.] 1,500
Fuel Capacity [gal.] 17.5
Technical Features
Halogen headlights
P235/70 TR16 all-season tires
Spare wheel mounted underbody
Theft-deterrent system
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 36.7
Front macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front 11.9 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear 10.0 in. power-assisted drums
Safety Features
3-point rear seat belts in all positions
Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Anti-roll control
Brake assist
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic Stability Control
Front adjustable head restraints
Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
Rear head restraints
Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
Side-impact airbags in front
Side-impact bars
Traction control
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.] 99.4
Seating Cap. 5
Front Headroom [in.] 40.4
Front Legroom [in.] 41.6
Front Shoulderroom [in.] 56.6
Front Hiproom [in.] 53.3
Rear Headroom [in.] 39.2
Rear Legroom [in.] 35.6
Rear Shoulderroom [in.] 55.9
Rear Hiproom [in.] 49.1
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.] 31.4 - 67.2
Interior Features
2 12V power outlets
4-way driver bucket seat
4-way front passenger bucket seat
AM/FM radio with seek/scan, RDS, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 4 speakers
Air conditioning
Auto-locking doors
Cargo area carpeting, light
Cloth seat-upholstery
Cruise control
Cupholders in front and rear
Door bins in rear
Floor carpeting
Front seat center console with armrest and storage
Full cloth headliner
Glove box
Illuminated entry
Keyfob remote keyless entry
Power windows; with one-touch open on driver's side
Reading lights in front
Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat
Rear window defogger
Satellite radio capability
Speed-sensitive volume
Tilting steering-wheel
Tinted windows
Trip computer
Variable instrument panel lighting
Vehicle information system
Visor vanity mirrors in front
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