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post #1 of 16 Old 11-27-2008, 11:11 AM Thread Starter
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Ford Escape review, what to look for buying a used Ford Escape, maintenance tips and more.

tell me what you think about this car. and also if you have one what is good and bad about it

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i used to be a ford tech i thought they were pretty good little suvs the V6 models where pretty fast smooth ride never really saw huge problems with them
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post #3 of 16 Old 11-27-2008, 12:02 PM
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I know that they seem to be pretty popular. Not bad cars. Wife likes them!

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cool my gf might buy one tomorrow so im trying to figure out what there like

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I had an 05 with the V6 very peppy, now I have an 07 Hybrid. Both are good little cars, gas milage was about 20 for the V6 now I get 30'ish for the 4wd Hybrid. Only bad thing I noticed with both is after your tires get the slightist bit of wear you get road noise. I traded the 05 with 55,000 miles never had a problem.

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hmmm how bad was the road noise. is it going to be any worse than my truck with the 33's on it?

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escapes are good vehicle and dont give any problems , wouldnt hesitate to buy one

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Did you know the battery for the hybrid is around $7000.00 bucks!!

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My wife has an 04, seems pretty good for her. Only thing done to it is wheel bearings and oil changes since we bought it.


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hmmm how bad was the road noise. is it going to be any worse than my truck with the 33's on it?
No where near your 33's. Just take one for a spin they all have it.

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