2008 Ford Escape Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$19,140-$29,215
$18,104-$27,080
21 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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Available Trims for the 2008 Ford Escape
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name XLS (FWD 4dr I4 Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 19140.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 22/28
Name XLS (FWD 4dr I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 20140.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLT (FWD 4dr I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21685.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLT (FWD 4dr V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22695.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name Limited (FWD 4dr V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24415.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name Hybrid (FWD 4dr I4 CVT) Transmission CVT Automatic MSRP 27445.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 34/30
Name XLS (4WD 4dr I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21880.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
Name XLT (4WD 4dr I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23455.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
Name XLT (4WD 4dr V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24465.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Limited (4WD 4dr V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26185.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Hybrid (4WD 4dr I4 CVT) Transmission CVT Automatic MSRP 29215.00 Engine 2.3L/140 City/Hwy MPG 29/27
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front low-back bucket seats w/adjustable head restraints
  • Cloth 60/40 split tip-fold-flat rear bench seat w/removable cushion, (3) adjustable head restraints
  • Floor console-inc: (4) cup holders, storage bin, removable interior bin
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Instrument panel-inc: warning lights
  • Black center cluster surround
  • Ice Blue lighting
  • Pwr windows w/driver "one-touch-down"
  • Pwr locks
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Remote keyless entry w/(2) transmitters
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear floor heat ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers, MP3 & satellite capable, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Pwr point w/cap in floor console & in rear
  • Cloth visors w/covered vanity mirrors
  • Interior lighting w/delay-inc: center dome lamp, map lights, illuminated entry, rear cargo area light
  • Cargo area coat hook
  • Premium cloth front low-back bucket seats-inc: adjustable head restraints, dual map pockets
  • 6-way pwr driver seat
  • Premium cloth 60/40 split tip-fold-flat rear bench seat w/removable cushion, (3) adjustable head restraints
  • Eco-friendly faric on all seating surfaces
  • Front & rear color-keyed carpeted floor mats
  • Tilt steering wheel w/speed control
  • Ghin Rime finished center cluster & front door switch bezel trim
  • Speed control
  • Chrome shifter bezel w/molded in color insert
  • Premium leather front low-back bucket seats-inc: adjustable head restraints, dual map pockets
  • Premium leather 60/40 split tip-fold-flat rear bench seat w/removable cushion, (3) adjustable head restraints
  • Leather-wrapped color-keyed tilt steering wheel w/speed control
  • Ebony black finished center cluster & front door switch bezel trim
  • Keypad entry
  • Compass & outside temp gauge
  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer-inc: (4) speakers, MP3 & satellite capable, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Chrome register bezels
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Overhead storage console
  • Cloth visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Chrome shifter bezel w/chrome insert
  • Tilt steering wheel w/integrated speed & audio controls
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Air conditioning w/dual electronic auto temp control
EXTERIOR
  • A-gloss body color front bumper
  • Chrome grille w/body color lower section
  • Clear lens halogen headlamps w/off-delay
  • Black manual fold-away pwr adjust side mirrors
  • Solar-tinted glass on doors & liftgate
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear 2-speed wiper w/washer
  • Black full grip ergonomic door handles
  • Black roof side rails
  • Clear lens automatic halogen headlamps w/off-delay
  • Round front fog lamps
  • Privacy glass on rear doors, quarter windows & liftgate
  • Body color grille
  • A Gloss body color manual fold-away pwr adjust side mirrors
  • A-gloss body-color full grip ergonomic door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 2.3L DOHC SEFI 16-valve I4 "Duratec" engine
  • Engine block heater *Standard on non-fleet vehicles in AK, MN, ND, SD, MT, WI & WY*
  • 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Advance Trac with Roll Stability Control
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery saver feature
  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • (4) P235/70R16 BSW all-season tires
  • (4) 16" X 6.5" styled steel wheels
  • Underbody-mounted compact spare tire
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • (4) 16" X 7" 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels
  • 3.0L DOHC SEFI 24-valve V6 "Duratec" engine
  • (4) 16" X 7" bright machined aluminum wheels
  • 2.3L 4V I4 Atkinson Cycle hybrid engine
  • Permanent Magnet electric motor
  • 330V sealed nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery
  • Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (ECVT)
  • (4) 16" X 7" Hybrid-unique aluminum wheels
  • Pwr front/rear disc brakes
  • Regenerative braking system
  • Intelligent 4-wheel drive system
  • (4) P235/70R16 OWL all-season tires
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
    • Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags w/front passenger sensor system
    • Side air bags
    • 1st & 2nd row Safety Canopy
    • Front height-adjustable 3-point safety belts w/pretensioners
    • Rear 3-point safety belts for all (3) seating positions
    • Rear outboard LATCH child seat anchors & tethers
    • Belt Minder feature
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Advance Trac with Roll Stability Control
    • Side intrusion door beams
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