(4.6) 20 reviews
MSRP: $1,196$8,256
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 20-25
Engine: 201-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5
2004 Ford Escape

Our Take on the 2004 Ford Escape

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Noise
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Construction quality
  • ABS not standard

Notable Features

  • Carlike qualities
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available Automatic 4WD
  • Compact size
  • Hybrid powertrain offered in mid-2004


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 reviews

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Fun car to drive

by Retired Guy from Gig Harbor, WA on October 6, 2009

The 6 cylinder is peppy but not great on mileage 18 city 24 country. It handles beautifully and the visibility for the driver is the best of any car I have owned. Short wheelbase allows great maneuver... Read Full Review

7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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