Ford Escape Comparisons & Quick Specs

Edmunds automotive reviewers declare the new 2014 Ford Escape to be one of their favorite small crossovers - and you'll find the Escape is a great choice for versatility and fuel economy. Compare Escape's stats and long list of standard features to other small SUVs like the 2014 Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and the Subaru Forester to see why Escape is such a great choice for Phoenix small families. Even the base model gets an integrated blind-spot mirror, rearview camera and voice-activated infotainment features. See more in the Escape video review below. You'll find a large selection of new and used Escape crossover SUVs for sale from a variety of Phoenix dealerships using the link at top right.

  • 2014 Ford Escape Cargo Space: 67.8 cubic feet
  • 2014 Ford Escape Seats: 5 passengers
  • 2014 Ford Escape MPG: 23 city / 32 highway
  • 2014 Ford Escape Doors: 4-door
  • 2014 Ford Escape Body Style(s): Compact SUV
  • 2014 Ford Escape MSRP: $22,700
  • 2014 Ford Escape Colors: Ruby Red, Ginger Ale, Sterling Gray, Deep Impact Blue, Frosted Glass, etc...
  • 2014 Ford Escape 0-60 MPH in 8.9 seconds

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2012 Ford Escape of Phoenix

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Since 2001, the Ford Escape has been one of America's favorite affordable compact SUVs. This performance-oriented crossover has come a long way since its debut, now featuring several technologically advanced features, including a SYNC Infotainment System, Sirius Travel Link System, Ford Voice-Activated Navigation, Ford HD Radio and Programmable MyKey. Known for its extraordinary versatility, the 2012 Ford Escape offers Phoenix drivers options ranging from a leather-lined premium Limited trim to a fuel-efficient Ford Escape Hybrid. AZ Car Central has a great selection of new 2012 Escape crossovers for you to choose from, so make sure you browse our inventory to find a new or used Ford Escape for sale that works for you. Car and Driver's 2011 Ford Escape review stated, "[The Escape is] more refined than ever, has more gusto while using less gas, and offers better ride and handling." This year, the 2012 Escape reviews not only well; it continues to deliver the same dynamic performance and fuel economy that inspired thousands of Phoenix drivers to choose it over other crossovers like the Chevrolet Equinox, Hyundai Tucson, GMC Terrain and Honda CR-V.

2012 Ford Escape of PhoenixThe Escape has proven to be an outstanding, well-designed vehicle that is here to stay. It holds its own among Ford's line of heavy-duty haulers, while offering Phoenix Ford Escape shoppers loads of plush amenities. With rugged detailing, a chrome grille, oversized side mirrors, lower body moldings and a range of bold wheel options available in 16- and 17-inch sizes, the Escape demonstrates that it's ready for anything. All 2012 Escape trims include: XLS, XLT, Limited, Hybrid and Hybrid Limited. You can also find it in a wide range of stunning colors like Toreador Red, Steel Blue, Sterling Gray, Oxford White, Lime Squeeze, Golf Leaf and Ingot Silver.

The 2012 Escape Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient vehicle in its class, proving its ability with 34 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. Further, this fuel-efficient CUV doesn't compromise on seating capacity or cargo room, proving that it is equally as versatile and comfortable as any other Escape. Convenience and safety were prime concerns for this economical crossover's engineers. Features like MyKey, antilock brakes and AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control are available. MyKey allows Phoenix drivers to permanently engage the traction control system, set the audio system's maximum level to 44 percent of the full volume and limit the top speed of the vehicle. Additionally, Ford's Personal Safety System integrates the front airbags and a sensor system to offer more precise protection for passengers.

The Escape's interior features are also plentiful. It features like satellite radio, a SYNC electronics interface with Bluetooth, an iPod interface, a rear-seat entertainment system and a premium sound system. Other convenience features include steering wheel audio controls, heated front seats, rear parking sensors, a navigation system and much more. Adding to the Escape's long list of amenities is Active Park Assist. The Escape can automatically steer itself into a parking space while the driver controls the pedals. Features like Park Assist can be found on luxury vehicles, but it is standard on every 2012 Escape.

With the Ford Escape's low MSRP, the fuel-efficient crossover is both fun to drive and affordable. The 177-hp Ford Escape Hybrid trims are outfitted with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine that is paired with a battery-powered electric motor, while the Escape XLS, XLT and Limited carry a 171-hp 2.5-liter Duratec four-cylinder engine with Intake Variable Cam Timing (iVCT). Also available on all non-hybrid models except the XLS is a 3.0-liter V6 with 240 hp.

2012 Ford Escape of ArizonaAny Ford Escape review will point out this crossover's impressive fuel economy. Even the non-hybrid 2012 Escape models are economical, with EPA fuel economy estimated at 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway with the automatic. The manual provides one extra mile per gallon in the city. Fuel economy remains strong with the Escape 4WD, which gets 19 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Past aerodynamic changes, including an electric power steering system, a lower front air dam and low-rolling resistance tires also improve efficiency and create a more serene cabin environment.

AZ Car Central's dealerships have a vast assortment of Ford Escape Compact SUVs with standard Ford safety features like traction control, driver airbags, anti-lock brakes, side airbags, passenger airbags and more, making the 2012 Escape an IIHS and NHTSA favorite.

Focus the search for your next Ford by cutting down your research time. AZ Car Central features an assortment of new and used Ford Escape cars, trucks and SUVs in one centralized location so you don't have to check out multiple dealer sites to find the Ford that's right for you. Take a look at our dealerships' inventories now or learn more about other new and used Ford cars for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

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