Ford Escape is a compact SUV produced by Ford Motor Company, sold him these in Europe under the name Ford Maverick. In the USA, the Escape is one of the most popular compact SUV ALW. Manufactured s these twin versions of the model: Mazda Tribute and Mercury Mariner more luxurious. Escape and Tribute to the market louse Y 2000, the Mariner in 2004, and hybrid versions – Escape Hybrid and Mariner Hybrid – in 2004 and 2006 respectively.
It is manufactured at Ford CD2 platform, which derives even with the production of the Mazda GF platform (used j already in the last generation model 626).
Escape works very well sold in the USA. Since the introduction is one of the leading compact SUVs.
In 2007 (January – July) of the lounges leaving for 104,645 models of Escape and Escape Hybrid. This Ford is the same 2nd place in the segment of small cars and sports with utility knife. Ranks for Honda CR-V (124,262 cars), and before the Toyotas RAV4 (101,618) and Jeep Wrangler (74480).
In Claycomo, Missouri produces up version a hybrid Escape model and neighbor niaczego Mariner. Escape Hybrid is the first mass-produced SUV with the drive dem hybrid, which to this day remains one of the most popular cars in its class in the United States.
Ford Escape markets world-came in in 2000, it was sold in Europe under the name Ford Maverick (replace with Maverick Nissan Terrano for bazowanego II).
In North America since the debut of Escape is one of the most popular SUVs, worthily compete C although teeth with Toyotas RAV4 and Honda CR-V. In Europe, but does not win the this for popularity and tiptoe up at the top of the charts selling y
Escape and Tribute in 2004 will receive a small new base engine: 2.3-liter Duratec 23 R4 (155hp), which replace with 2.0-liter, 129-hp Zetec R4. The strongest source of drive Du remaining 3.0-liter, 203-hp Duratec 30 V6. Added right Also different elements of relationship Magnifier trades level of security, the intelligent system drive on a four wheels and a slightly changed bodyshells. Allows Were allowed the merger of the automatic transmission engines R4. By the way, stick shift moved from the steering column to desk Resolution in between the seats.
In the second half of 2006, the markets of Asia, Australia and Oceania came in zrestylizowany Escape. G Major changes covered a small lifting body – changed bumpers, grill, headlights and hood.
Inside the modified desk Resolution, except that changed after Imposing Dr. meadow gear – just like in versions of American placed her between the seats. In yeast senior versions of standard s Painted bumpers, the lower part of the doors and side mirrors.
Rear brakes reel replace vertical disc brakes.
3.0-liter Duratec 30 V6 was modified to burn about 10% less fuel, and 2.3-liter Duratekowi 23 R4 relationship kszono torque and power.
Escape designed for those markets is already produced in Taiwan, abandoned its production in Japan.
Dedicated to American markets PAL northern twins (Escape/Tribute/Mariner) have been thoroughly modernized to can S better fights on the market with other popular compact SUVs – Honda CR-V, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Patriot, Ki Sportage and Toyotas RAV4. The standard ESP system is installed.
Refresh wife Escape becomes similar up models Edge, Explorer and Expedition. Changes covered by a small, inter alia, new grill and much larger headlights. Interior so small was of stylization.
Offer motors and cross Gear does not change up a – Still are offered 2.3-liter Duratec 23 R4 and 3.0-liter Duratec 30 V6. 5-Gears box manual Or up Only the first 4-speed automatic with puddle smoke from them.
Escape for the 2008 model year debuted at the international car dealership in Los Angeles in 2007