Last post on Jul 26, 2011 at 7:42 PM
You are in the Ford Escape
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Ford Escape, SUV
#20 of 29 Re: Considering buying a 2004 Escape Limited Edition with 107,000 Mi [sweetdreamr02]
Dec 06, 2010 (2:39 pm)
Personally one should NEVER buy any first year vehicle from any brand unless you are ready to be the "guinea pig" for the specified model. Mine is a 2004 Limited 4WD...never had a problem! (knock on wood).
#21 of 29 Re: I wouldn't purchase an Escape for any reason [mdross1]
Apr 14, 2011 (6:49 pm)
I believe you had some bad luck with your first year production Escape. I do think you get a little far fetched with the fund raiser sob story. Ford sells over 200,000 Escapes a year so there are going to be some problems. If you want to see problems look at the Honda Accord forum. I own an Escape and I would never buy another Honda. I had a really bad experiance with a 2008 Accord (first year for a new model) If you feel sorry for me could you have a fund raiser for me?
#22 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [aburnette81]
Apr 21, 2011 (9:04 pm)
Dont do it!!!!! I have a 2008 Ford Escape with a failed transmission. I bought it brand new of the lot it is a piece of junk.
#23 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [colero1]
Apr 22, 2011 (7:56 am)
Do you realize that you just responded to a post that is from July 2009? I think you might be just a little late.
#24 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [hackattack5]
Apr 22, 2011 (4:40 pm)
Oops! Just a little disgruntled over my rotten Ford! I hope this person steered clear of a crappy product. If not they probably figured out the mistake and unloaded it by now...
#25 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [colero1]
Apr 24, 2011 (12:35 pm)
I agree, 2010 Escape, crap compared to my 2005 Escape.
#26 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [colero1]
Apr 27, 2011 (1:14 pm)
Nope I have 3 Fords in my garage. 1996 Mustang 200,000 miles runs like a scalded dog. 2010 Fusion 20,000 miles no problems and I have a 2011 Escape 7000 miles averaging 28MPG runs like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs. You can Bash Ford all you want but I am going to guess that you did get a bad one but all manufactures have this issue. Good luck to you in whatever you replaced your Escape with.
#27 of 29 Tire kicking an Escape?
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May 23, 2011 (12:26 pm)
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#29 of 29 Re: Looking at purchasing an Escape [aburnette81]
Jul 26, 2011 (7:42 pm)
Hello Auburnnette, yes every car seems to have some problems. Its just choose one that has the least. Today I bought a Ford Escape and it is my first SUV. My last 3 cars were Toyotas (one every 10 years till this last piece of ............) Never again on Toyota. I have been researching and driving vehicles for over 2 months and have always come back to this car. I just had a sigh of AHHHHHHHHHHH driving it home today. Hope you fall in love with it just as I did.