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Ford Escape Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 20 60 5 15 74 18.700
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 20 60 5 15 74 18.7  
  Averages flat med light 20 60 5 15 74 18.7
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2014 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 18.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (15 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 0 5 95 75 36.500
  flat med none 0 60 0 40 75 24.600
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 30 3 68 75 30.6  
  Averages flat med none 0 30 3 68 75 30.6
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2014 Ford Escape has been averaging 30.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 68 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in the suburbs (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 5 0 75 20 65 21.500
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 5 0 75 20 65 21.5  
  Averages flat med none 5 0 75 20 65 21.5
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2013 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 21.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 53 42 5 75 9.375
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 15.833
  flat med light 0 0 1 99 75 41.333
  flat med light 0 97 0 3 75 14.375
  flat med light 0 10 80 10 75 21.500
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 52 25 23 75 20.5  
  Averages flat med light 0 52 25 23 75 20.5
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2013 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 20.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 0 10 90 80 22.316
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 21.709
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 20.808
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.190
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.517
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 0 26 74 80 21.9  
  Averages flat med hvy 0 0 26 74 80 21.9
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2013 Ford Escape has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 80 miles per hour (about 74 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med hvy 0 50 0 50 80 21.043
  hills med hvy 0 10 20 70 75 30.511
  hills med hvy 0 2 0 98 80 25.446
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 80 25.838
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 75 28.764
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med hvy 0 14 4 82 78 26.3  
  Averages hills med hvy 0 14 4 82 78 26.3
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2013 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 26.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 78 miles per hour (about 82 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (14 percent), in the suburbs (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 5 5 20 70 70 22.000
  flat light none 0 10 5 85 68 26.000
2012 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
hills light none 3 8 13 78 69 24.0  
  Averages hills light none 3 8 13 78 69 24.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 32.250
  flat light none 0 0 25 75 65 28.250
2012 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 0 0 13 88 65 30.3  
  Averages hills light none 0 0 13 88 65 30.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Ford Escape has been averaging 30.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 88 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 0 25 25 50 70 21.935
  flat light none 0 10 30 60 56 23.500
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 18 28 55 63 22.7  
  Averages flat med none 0 18 28 55 63 22.7
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 22.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 23.500
  flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 26.100
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 24.8  
  Averages flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 24.8
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 24.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 22.915
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 24.595
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 25.485
  flat light light 0 3 97 0 N/A 23.839
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 24.426
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 5 95 1 60 24.3  
  Averages flat light none 0 5 95 1 60 24.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Ford Escape has been averaging 24.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 95 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (5 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (1 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 5 70 25 65 22.000
2010 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 5 70 25 65 22.0  
  Averages flat med hvy 0 5 70 25 65 22.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (25 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 12 12 0 77 68 21.400
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 70 22.600
  flat light light 0 2 26 72 55 22.200
  flat light light 0 2 26 72 60 23.700
  flat light light 0 2 26 72 60 25.200
2010 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 2 4 26 69 63 23.0  
  Averages flat light none 2 4 26 69 63 23.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 1 0 1 98 65 24.600
  flat light hvy 2 5 5 88 65 24.750
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 26.100
  flat light none 2 5 5 88 65 27.500
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 1 28 3 69 65 25.7  
  Averages flat light light 1 28 3 69 65 25.7
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Ford Escape has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 30 70 65 26.200
  flat light none 10 40 30 20 70 25.100
  hills light none 1 60 19 20 60 25.166
  flat med light 0 10 40 50 75 24.800
  flat light none 0 5 20 75 70 26.700
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 2 23 28 47 68 25.6  
  Averages flat light none 2 23 28 47 68 25.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 25.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light hvy 5 85 5 5 60 42.000
  hills light hvy 0 3 25 72 65 28.000
  mtns med hvy 0 3 5 92 65 26.000
  mtns lead hvy 0 3 15 81 75 23.000
  flat light none 20 50 20 10 62 39.200
2010 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
hills med hvy 5 29 14 52 65 31.6  
  Averages hills med hvy 5 29 14 52 65 31.6
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 31.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (29 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 62 8 31 70 25.700
  flat med light 30 40 20 10 75 23.800
  flat med none 25 10 20 45 62 21.100
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 18 37 16 29 69 23.5  
  Averages flat med none 18 37 16 29 69 23.5
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Ford Escape has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (29 percent), in heavy traffic (18 percent), and in the suburbs (16 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 5 15 10 70 62 19.600
  flat light light 10 40 30 20 75 24.200
  hills lead hvy 0 5 5 90 80 22.857
  flat light none 5 5 25 65 100 23.500
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 5 16 18 61 79 22.5  
  Averages hills med light 5 16 18 61 79 22.5
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 22.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 79 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 20 40 40 70 21.400
  flat light light 0 20 45 35 70 20.600
  hills light none 0 20 10 70 60 20.500
  flat light light 0 20 70 10 70 18.100
  hills light light 0 10 10 80 60 24.800
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 18 35 47 66 21.1  
  Averages flat light light 0 18 35 47 66 21.1
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 20.499
  flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 20.038
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 27.911
  flat light light 0 53 0 47 75 24.177
  flat light light 0 78 0 22 65 21.400
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 66 0 34 68 22.8  
  Averages flat light light 0 66 0 34 68 22.8
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Ford Escape has been averaging 22.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (34 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light light 10 10 30 50 65 32.500
2009 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light light 10 10 30 50 65 32.5  
  Averages flat light light 10 10 30 50 65 32.5
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 32.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light none 5 5 70 20 65 27.949
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 75 24.923
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 60 33.000
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 60 36.000
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 55 37.100
2009 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 1 7 64 28 63 31.8  
  Averages flat light light 1 7 64 28 63 31.8
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 31.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (28 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 15 15 8 62 74 23.500
  flat light light 0 85 0 15 60 14.950
  flat med hvy 45 25 10 20 60 25.000
  flat light none 0 10 90 0 N/A 20.320
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 23.200
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 12 27 42 19 65 21.4  
  Averages flat light light 12 27 42 19 65 21.4
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Escape has been averaging 21.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (27 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (12 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 3 7 20 70 60 23.600
  flat light light 3 7 10 80 60 24.500
  flat light light 5 10 15 70 60 23.700
  flat light light 10 10 20 60 75 20.105
  flat light light 5 10 15 70 65 24.700
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 9 16 70 64 23.3  
  Averages flat light light 5 9 16 70 64 23.3
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 23.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (16 percent), in the city (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 60 20 10 60 24.197
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 60 20 10 60 24.2  
  Averages flat med none 10 60 20 10 60 24.2
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 24.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 6 56 17 22 70 22.100
  hills light hvy 21 21 27 32 60 29.000
  flat light none 30 0 10 60 80 28.000
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 19 26 18 38 70 26.4  
  Averages flat light light 19 26 18 38 70 26.4
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Escape has been averaging 26.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (26 percent), in heavy traffic (19 percent), and in the suburbs (18 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 2 3 5 90 75 28.000
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 60 24.300
  flat light none 6 28 22 44 60 26.500
  flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 23.500
  flat light none 1 9 50 40 70 23.466
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 3 12 45 40 66 25.2  
  Averages flat light none 3 12 45 40 66 25.2
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 25.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (40 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light none 54 7 7 32 65 31.214
  flat light none 54 7 7 32 65 28.157
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.725
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 22.229
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.771
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light none 22 9 9 61 65 27.8  
  Averages flat light none 22 9 9 61 65 27.8
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 27.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (22 percent), in the suburbs (9 percent), and in the city (9 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 20 10 40 30 60 33.600
  hills light hvy 5 10 20 65 60 31.600
  flat light light 10 20 50 20 60 33.700
  flat light light 10 20 50 20 60 34.100
  flat light none 20 10 40 30 60 33.200
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 13 14 40 33 60 33.2  
  Averages flat light light 13 14 40 33 60 33.2
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Escape has been averaging 33.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 62 28.000
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 60 23.077
  mtns light hvy 22 23 26 29 70 22.000
2007 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 7 8 25 60 64 24.4  
  Averages hills light light 7 8 25 60 64 24.4
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 24.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
hills med none 2 0 5 93 55 20.000
  flat med none 0 12 0 88 60 24.674
  flat v.lt light 25 25 25 25 60 21.200
2007 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 9 12 10 69 58 22.0  
  Averages flat light none 9 12 10 69 58 22.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 58 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (12 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 15 10 75 60 24.700
  flat med none 0 10 15 75 60 23.900
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 70 23.500
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 60 25.100
  flat v.lt none 10 10 40 40 65 25.100
2007 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 2 10 19 69 63 24.5  
  Averages flat light none 2 10 19 69 63 24.5
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Ford Escape has been averaging 24.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light light 0 60 15 25 62 35.000
  flat med hvy 10 15 15 60 60 28.500
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat med hvy 5 38 15 43 61 31.8  
  Averages flat med hvy 5 38 15 43 61 31.8
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 31.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (38 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light none 5 20 60 15 62 29.400
  flat med none 20 20 40 20 68 24.800
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat med none 13 20 50 18 65 27.1  
  Averages flat med none 13 20 50 18 65 27.1
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual AWD
hills v.lt light 15 15 20 50 60 27.000
2007 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual AWD
hills v.lt light 15 15 20 50 60 27.0  
  Averages hills v.lt light 15 15 20 50 60 27.0
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2007 Ford Escape has been averaging 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and in the city (15 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 0 16 32 53 75 19.200
  flat med light 0 16 32 52 75 19.600
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 0 16 32 53 75 19.4  
  Averages flat med light 0 16 32 53 75 19.4
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 19.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 0 5 5 90 70 23.600
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 19.860
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 20.068
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 19.930
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 17.931
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 2 3 70 26 70 20.3  
  Averages flat light none 2 3 70 26 70 20.3
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 20.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (26 percent), in the city (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 50 50 0 0 N/A 22.000
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 65 29.000
2006 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 25 25 0 50 65 25.5  
  Averages flat light none 25 25 0 50 65 25.5
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Ford Escape has been averaging 25.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (25 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 37.300
  flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 36.800
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.100
  flat v.lt none 10 20 30 40 65 38.700
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.500
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat v.lt none 2 4 12 82 57 37.1  
  Averages flat v.lt none 2 4 12 82 57 37.1
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 37.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 57 miles per hour (about 82 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (12 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 28 26 24 22 70 25.500
  flat med none 5 15 65 15 70 27.000
  hills med light 10 10 65 15 65 27.700
  flat v.lt none 5 40 10 45 60 28.000
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 12 23 41 24 66 27.1  
  Averages flat light light 12 23 41 24 66 27.1
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (24 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (12 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.606
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 23.725
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.792
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 24.613
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 24.462
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med none 0 22 0 78 65 24.4  
  Averages hills med none 0 22 0 78 65 24.4
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 24.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 25 40 25 65 21.000
  flat light light 10 25 40 25 65 23.000
  hills med none 25 25 25 25 70 19.000
  flat light light 10 25 40 25 65 19.000
  flat med none 10 20 70 0 N/A 16.667
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 13 24 43 20 66 19.7  
  Averages flat light none 13 24 43 20 66 19.7
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 19.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (24 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
mtns light hvy 5 5 20 70 70 23.864
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 22.500
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 45 17.000
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 2 2 23 73 62 21.1  
  Averages hills light light 2 2 23 73 62 21.1
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 73 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in heavy traffic (2 percent), and in the city (2 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 50 35 10 5 62 19.500
  flat med light 0 5 10 85 60 22.016
  flat med hvy 0 10 50 40 62 29.400
  flat med hvy 80 0 0 20 75 24.000
  flat med hvy 10 10 50 30 62 33.600
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 28 12 24 36 64 25.7  
  Averages flat med light 28 12 24 36 64 25.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 36 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (28 percent), in the suburbs (24 percent), and in the city (12 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat med none 15 50 15 20 60 26.240
2005 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat med none 15 50 15 20 60 26.2  
  Averages flat med none 15 50 15 20 60 26.2
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 26.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and in the suburbs (15 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
hills v.lt light 0 40 0 60 55 28.500
  hills v.lt light 1 4 65 30 60 30.000
2005 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
hills v.lt light 1 22 33 45 58 29.3  
  Averages hills v.lt light 1 22 33 45 58 29.3
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 29.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 58 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (33 percent), in the city (22 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 22.059
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 22.523
  flat v.lt hvy 1 9 70 20 65 20.914
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 23.306
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 23.165
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light hvy 1 9 68 22 66 22.4  
  Averages flat light hvy 1 9 68 22 66 22.4
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 22.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 68 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (22 percent), in the city (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 10 10 70 60 15.000
2004 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 10 10 70 60 15.0  
  Averages flat light none 10 10 10 70 60 15.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 15.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 21.165
  flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 18.509
  flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 16.682
  flat med none 35 35 0 30 74 20.700
  flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 16.681
2004 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 7 7 0 6 74 18.7  
  Averages flat light none 7 7 0 6 74 18.7
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 18.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 7 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (7 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (6 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.600
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.400
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 21.300
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 14.600
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 15.800
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 25 25 50 74 18.9  
  Averages flat light none 0 25 25 50 74 18.9
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2003 Ford Escape has been averaging 18.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 2 80 10 8 70 16.000
  flat light none 60 10 20 10 60 16.667
  flat light none 10 70 10 10 70 16.000
  flat light light 5 45 30 20 70 19.000
  hills light light 1 75 23 1 62 15.000
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 16 56 19 10 66 16.5  
  Averages flat light light 16 56 19 10 66 16.5
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2003 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 16.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in heavy traffic (16 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 15 70 10 74 19.600
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 15 70 10 74 19.6  
  Averages flat light none 5 15 70 10 74 19.6
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2002 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 19.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 10 65 20 70 20.000
  hills med none 2 48 25 25 70 16.000
  flat med none 0 5 75 20 60 19.000
  flat med none 5 20 50 25 70 21.141
  flat med none 5 5 5 85 70 17.348
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 3 18 44 35 68 18.7  
  Averages flat med none 3 18 44 35 68 18.7
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2002 Ford Escape has been averaging 18.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (35 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 20 80 0 N/A 19.000
2001 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 20 80 0 0 19.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 20 80 0 0 19.0
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2001 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 0 miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2001 Ford Escape

2001 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr SUV 127-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual AWD
For an SUV mileage great. After 7 years still get between 26 and 28 miles on highway.
2001 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
I averaged about 14 city and 17.5 on trips, which for a vehicle this size is terrible.
 

Ford Escape Gas Mileage (MPG)

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