2014 Ford Escape
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we are happy so far

by from philadelphia pa on September 26, 2013

this new escape is so much more refined than the old models. the ride is firm, but comfortable. i had driven a 2009 escape for business for 115000 miles, and although it was trouble free, it was not a...
this new escape is so much more refined than the old models. the ride is firm, but comfortable. i had driven a 2009 escape for business for 115000 miles, and although it was trouble free, it was not an enjoyable ride. The only short coming on this new escape is the seating. It offers no real feeling of being held in place, front, and the rear just isnt exciting. Overall, the price is excellant, the drive is wonderful, the upgraded motor we purchased standard in se is more than adequate, and we have averaged 27.8 mpg for the first 3 tanks of mixed driving. Our old vw rabbit got about 24 overall.
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2014 Escape

by from Imperial, CA on August 8, 2016

I traded my 2005 Escape XLT for a 2014 Escape S. Even though my new Escape is the lowest category, it has the most important thing--Cruise Control. It also has the basic tech package and backup came...
I traded my 2005 Escape XLT for a 2014 Escape S. Even though my new Escape is the lowest category, it has the most important thing--Cruise Control. It also has the basic tech package and backup camera. I got this baby with 17900 miles so it still feels and drives like new. The seats are manual but very comfortable. It fits 5 people and it has leg room in the back row. I am very happy with this acquisition.
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BEST SMALL SUV ON THE MARKET!!!

by from Denham Springs, LA on July 24, 2014

Where to start? My husband bought me the FWD Titanium with 2.0 engine and ecoboost. I absolutely love it! With a very smooth but zippy ride, the excape is sooooo much fun to drive. The interior is ver...
Where to start? My husband bought me the FWD Titanium with 2.0 engine and ecoboost. I absolutely love it! With a very smooth but zippy ride, the excape is sooooo much fun to drive. The interior is very nice. I love all the "bells and whistles", too. The My Sync feature is so convenient. Media screen(nav, backup camera, and radio display) is of very nice size and quality. Unless you have a lead foot, you will get great mileage. I am averaging 24 city/32 highway. Engine power is not an issue. This thing can't wait to take off! As far as size, well I am 5 feet tall and my husband is 6 foot 4. We both feel very comfortable in the driver seat! You get a lot for your money!
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Pros and cons - for the money, this is a winner

by from Charlotte, NC on August 23, 2016

I like to do extensive comparisons before buying a vehicle. We were looking for a Rav4, CRV, or Cherokee, but then a friend bought an Escape, so I did a comparison for fun. The Escape has all the be...
I like to do extensive comparisons before buying a vehicle. We were looking for a Rav4, CRV, or Cherokee, but then a friend bought an Escape, so I did a comparison for fun. The Escape has all the bells and whistles of the others, and we found it at a great price. The past average reliability of the Ford line hasn't matched the others, but this generation Escape might change that. Now driving a 2014 with 110,000 miles on it and it drives like new.
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Great Value

by from Des Moines, IA on February 10, 2014

I compared the new Jeep Cherokee to the Ford Escape Titanium. My last SUV was a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited and I love the brand. However, I was surprised when I compared the two on exterior looks, in...
I compared the new Jeep Cherokee to the Ford Escape Titanium. My last SUV was a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited and I love the brand. However, I was surprised when I compared the two on exterior looks, interior style, features, technology and performance to find they matched up nicely. The huge difference came in the ultimate price. With a lower MSRP, Ford incentives, and dealer incentives the price was 15-20K less, for what I perceived to be very similar vehicles. I've been driving my new Ford Escape Titanium for a couple of weeks and Love It!
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Pleasantly Surprised

by from Pensacola Fl on January 23, 2014

I've always been a Ford person. I normally drive pick up trucks but I decided to buy something I could get in and out of more comfortably and also get better gas mileage. I test drove the Escape S bas...
I've always been a Ford person. I normally drive pick up trucks but I decided to buy something I could get in and out of more comfortably and also get better gas mileage. I test drove the Escape S base model and fell in love with it. Even on the S model it has a back up camera and SYNC which I have fallen in love with. I bought my 2014 the first of October and have put close to 9000 miles on it in just 4 months. It is a blast to drive and I'm getting on avg. around 28-29 mpg. I have been more than pleased with the performance and quality of this vehicle. I opted for the 2.4 non turbo 4 cylinder which has plenty of power and very little difference in gas mileage from the 1.6 turbo model. This car has far exceeded my expectations.
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Great Vehicle

by from Roanoke, VA on September 16, 2013

I've had the 2014 Escape AWD SE for almost two months now. Has over 1500 miles and so far has been great. Great looking car inside and out with best tech package in class. Have seen lots of complaints...
I've had the 2014 Escape AWD SE for almost two months now. Has over 1500 miles and so far has been great. Great looking car inside and out with best tech package in class. Have seen lots of complaints about MyFord Sync but have not had any problems with it. I found it easy to use and reliable. My phones sync up quickly and making calls using voice commands works great. Driving is a dream. Very quiet ride and super smooth over most roads. I average about 23 - 24 mpg in mixed driving. Only have minor complaints, one is that with my daughter's booster seat it is difficult for her to buckle herself in since its a little tight width-wise. But my kids love the leg room and the plug charger and back seat vents.
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ecoboost engine rules

by from chicago IL on May 28, 2015

I love the ecoboost engine. Great power! Great gas mileage! Sleek vehicle! Comfortable and stylish!!
I love the ecoboost engine. Great power! Great gas mileage! Sleek vehicle! Comfortable and stylish!!
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First Time Ford Buyer

by from Charlotte NC on December 3, 2013

Bought this vehicle after reviewing and test driving the Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and Mazda. Felt that this was the best choice based on comfort and packages for the money. We went directly through the...
Bought this vehicle after reviewing and test driving the Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and Mazda. Felt that this was the best choice based on comfort and packages for the money. We went directly through the dealer and got a better deal than the deals offered on the interned by the same dealers.
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Amazing

by from Fredericton New Brunswick Canada on June 28, 2014

I just bought my 2014 escape titanium and I had test driven a lot of SUVs . This vehicle is very futuristic looking and for me had the WOW factor that none of the others had. Absolutely amazing sunroo...
I just bought my 2014 escape titanium and I had test driven a lot of SUVs . This vehicle is very futuristic looking and for me had the WOW factor that none of the others had. Absolutely amazing sunroof , and I love that I can just wave my foot under the rear bumper and. The trunk opens. I'm still getting used to the fact that my vehicle parallel parks itself...wow! So far it outperforms every vehicle that I've owned
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