Ford Escape, Not Just Another SUV

A vehicle that has power. A vehicle that could deliver. A vehicle that could perform. That is the Ford Escape. It is also able to transport not only cargo but people as well. In fact, it can seat five people comfortably in its cabin. The 2005 version of this vehicle from the Ford Motor Company has an MSRP of $19,995. If you have this amount, the vehicle is yours to own. Its engine choices are the 2.3 liter L4 engine or the 3.0 liter V6 engine. These engines could produce 153 units of horsepower at 5800 rpm and 200 horsepower at 6000 rpm respectively. The delivery and functionality is greater improved with the held of a four speed automatic transmission system or with a five speed manual transmission system.

The 2005 standard version of the Ford Escape holds a couple of features that has been continually used up until the present year’s model. It holds a 2.3 liter Duratec 23 I4 engine with four cylinders and this comes with an automatic transmission system. It also has an automatic intelligent 4WD system that assist in improving the vehicle’s fuel efficiency and gas mileage. The interior has surely not been overlooked. After all, this vehicle now holds a redesigned interior.

There is a flow through console, a floor mounted shifted, new gauges, and more storage space for more cargo. The Ford Escape also has upgraded seat cushions and fabrics for improved comfort. Advances in its engineering have made this vehicle much quieter inside. Take a walk outside and you would notice that the vehicle also holds new bumpers for the front and the rear. The headlights also are new. As per safety, the Ford Escape comes with upgrades like the Safety Canopy system, the Personal Safety System, as well as an improved body structure that assists greatly in enhancing crash protection.

The Ford Motor Company is the mother and main umbrella under which the Ford Escape runs under. Since 2001, this vehicle has continuously been manufactured. At present, this vehicle is still manufactured. It has been made available as a compact sport utility vehicle and it holds four doors. It has been built on the FF/AWD CD2 platform thus making it quite similar and related to the Mazda Tribute and the Mercury Mariner which also uses the same platform. Its main competition includes the Jeep Liberty, the Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR V, and the Nissan Xterra.