November 18, 2009 By Jon Alain Guzik
The 2009 Ford Escape is a refresh of the new-for-2008 model. The company’s smallest SUV is solidly constructed and makes no pretenses about being kin to the larger Explorer.Read More
2009 Escape Hybrid Ltd (FWD)
I LOVE this SUV. It is simply "to die for." Handling is wonderful. In most SUV's, when you take a corner, you can usually drive about 10mph over a "recommended" speed limit sign. In this vehicle, however, that speed feels like you are not even going around the bend. This thi....
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First Drive: 2009 Ford Escapes, more of almost everything – Filed under: Hybrids/Alternative, Crossovers/CUVs, Ford, DrivingClick on the 2009 Ford Escape for a high res galleryThe 2008 redesign of the Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner wasn't the clean-sheet redesign Ford would like people to believe. In fact, o Source: feeds.autoblog.com
Two-year project: Ford finishes Escape makeover with 2009 model – Last year, Ford focused on restyling the 2008 Escape (and sibling Mercury Mariner) inside and out, complete with bolder and more aerodynamic sheetmetal and vastly improved interiors. Source: www.autoweek.com
2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Review – The Ford Escape was the world's first hybrid SUV. Contrary to popular belief, The Blue Oval's gas - electric trucklette does NOT use Toyota's Synergy Drive. FoMoCo's hybrid cute ute shares some patents with ToMoCo, and that's it. Source: www.thetruthaboutcars.com
Ford Escape hybrid earns $33,000 for Santa Monica Bay group at auction – Filed under: Hybrid, Ford, Green DailySUVs just aren't as popular as they used to be. Last June, when Ford donated a 2007 Ford Escape hybrid to the Santa Monica Bay protection group Heal The Bay, the SUV sold for $37,000. A year later, the same compa Source: feeds.feedburner.com
The Top 5 hybrid SUVs available today – Filed under: Hybrid, AutoblogGreen ExclusiveSport Utility Vehicles may be the anti-poster-child for the green movement, but there may not be a better choice for certain types of families. As a class of vehicle, the SUV has been around since the 1950s Source: feeds.feedburner.com
Ford Forums – Interact with the Ford community. Source: www.fordforums.com
David E. on the 2009 Ford Escape XLT V-6 – One of the more ubiquitous sights on the American Road is the Ford Ranger pickup. It is handsome, in a hard-working, rectilinear way, and you don’t see many that appear to have suffered neglect or abuse. Now the Ford Escape (and Mercury Mariner) SU Source: feeds.feedburner.com
Most fuel efficient cars of 2009 – For the past few years, I've been running a list of the best fuel-efficient cars -- not a by-the-numbers list, but a list of my personal favorite fuel-sippers. I've gotten... Source: cars.about.com
2009 Ford Escape XLS FWD – 2009 Ford Escape XLS FWDThis stripped-down Ford Escape is so far from the average Escape/Mariner/Tribute you see on the roads, it's almost funny. I'd love to know what the take rate for this manual transmission is. The shifts aren't particularly rewa Source: www.automobilemag.com