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Ford Escape Ford Escape 2014 18.7 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2014 30.6 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent
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 60 0 40 75 24.600
  flat med none 0 0 5 95 75 36.500
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2013 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2013 21.7 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent
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 90 0 10 75 18.333
  hills med light 0 40 0 60 80 22.000
  flat med light 0 53 42 5 75 9.375
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 16.714
  flat med light 0 0 0 100 75 24.333
  flat med light 0 97 0 3 75 14.375
  flat med light 0 90 0 10 75 17.750
  flat med light 0 0 0 100 75 27.571
  flat med light 0 10 80 10 75 21.500
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 12.125
  flat med light 0 33 0 67 75 28.667
  flat med light 0 40 0 60 80 19.556
  flat light light 5 10 10 75 65 27.500
  flat med light 0 10 0 90 65 26.306
  flat light light 5 10 10 75 65 25.429
  flat light light 0 5 16 79 62 26.100
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 65 26.175
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 12.000
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 15.714
  flat med light 0 0 1 99 75 41.333
  flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 15.833
  flat med light 0 50 0 50 80 29.200
  flat med light 0 33 0 67 75 23.000
  hills med hvy 0 25 0 75 80 20.000
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 46 7 47 73 21.7  
  Averages flat med light 0 46 7 47 73 21.7
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 21.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (46 percent), in the suburbs (7 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2013 21.6 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
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 30 70 80 21.048
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 19.204
  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 21.062
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 21.167
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.517
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.041
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 21.405
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.600
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.670
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 20.342
  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 22.589
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 19.905
  flat med none 10 25 15 50 70 24.100
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 20.087
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 22.105
  flat med hvy 0 0 30 70 80 21.489
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 1 1 28 70 80 21.6  
  Averages flat med hvy 1 1 28 70 80 21.6
With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2013 Ford Escape has been averaging 21.6 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 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in heavy traffic (1 percent), and in the city (1 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2013 27.0 MPG Highway Percentage 82 percent
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 none 0 10 10 80 75 29.353
  flat med hvy 0 5 0 95 75 26.821
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 70 28.614
  hills light light 0 10 0 90 70 28.694
  hills med none 0 5 10 85 75 28.782
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 80 26.442
  hills light light 0 5 10 85 70 26.092
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 70 27.605
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 24.541
  hills light light 0 10 0 90 70 32.288
  hills med hvy 0 10 10 80 75 25.187
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 75 24.447
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 75 28.764
  hills med none 5 5 14 76 75 26.271
  hills med light 0 5 10 85 75 27.320
  hills med light 0 5 5 90 70 28.300
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 70 30.166
  hills med none 0 0 20 80 80 26.468
  hills med light 0 25 20 55 80 24.290
  hills med hvy 0 0 10 90 80 23.649
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 75 27.193
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 75 25.931
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 80 25.838
  hills med none 0 17 17 67 80 23.565
  hills med light 0 0 25 75 75 28.156
  hills med light 0 10 10 80 75 30.210
  mtns med hvy 0 0 10 90 70 28.571
  mtns med hvy 0 1 0 99 75 27.083
  mtns med light 5 5 5 85 75 24.526
  mtns med light 5 5 15 75 75 27.168
  hills med light 0 5 10 85 70 29.101
  hills med none 0 10 15 75 75 24.073
  hills med hvy 0 10 20 70 75 30.511
  hills med light 0 2 3 95 80 26.379
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 26.765
  hills med light 0 5 0 95 80 25.929
  hills med none 0 10 0 90 85 25.712
  hills med hvy 0 10 10 80 75 25.187
  hills med none 0 2 0 98 80 26.392
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 70 27.715
  hills med hvy 0 10 10 80 80 27.680
  hills med light 0 5 5 90 70 27.821
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 75 24.105
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 75 28.199
  hills med light 0 5 5 90 80 26.231
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 80 25.328
  hills med none 0 10 30 60 75 26.264
  hills med light 0 0 0 100 75 27.385
  hills med hvy 0 10 10 80 70 31.176
  hills med light 0 5 0 95 80 28.166
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 22.668
  hills med none 0 10 10 80 75 26.703
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 70 29.349
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 26.956
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 70 29.346
  hills med none 0 5 0 95 80 25.471
  hills med none 0 5 0 95 75 28.517
  hills med none 0 20 0 80 80 26.052
  flat med hvy 0 20 0 80 75 25.600
  hills med light 0 10 10 80 75 28.511
  hills light none 5 5 10 80 75 27.576
  hills med light 0 5 10 85 75 28.645
  hills med none 0 10 10 80 70 28.780
  hills med hvy 0 15 0 85 75 28.827
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 70 27.064
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 24.500
  hills light light 0 10 0 90 70 30.281
  flat med hvy 0 0 34 66 80 27.402
  hills med none 0 0 1 99 80 26.916
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 70 27.962
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 80 27.456
  hills med light 0 0 10 90 75 30.148
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 75 29.545
  hills med none 0 0 2 98 80 25.726
  mtns med hvy 0 25 50 25 65 26.004
  mtns med hvy 0 1 0 99 80 24.420
  hills med none 0 10 20 70 75 28.453
  mtns med light 5 5 15 75 75 28.387
  hills med hvy 0 2 0 98 80 25.446
  hills med none 0 5 5 90 80 24.978
  hills med hvy 0 0 25 75 70 29.502
  hills med hvy 0 15 0 85 80 26.952
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 70 29.252
  hills med light 0 2 3 95 80 24.731
  hills med none 0 0 10 90 80 26.673
  mtns med hvy 0 0 10 90 75 27.171
  hills med none 0 15 5 80 80 26.527
  hills med hvy 0 15 0 85 80 24.048
  hills light light 0 5 0 95 70 28.656
  mtns med hvy 0 2 8 90 75 28.861
  hills med none 0 0 1 99 80 26.745
  hills med hvy 0 10 20 70 75 28.185
  hills med none 0 10 20 70 75 26.000
  mtns med light 5 5 15 75 75 26.532
  hills med hvy 0 1 0 99 80 27.676
  hills med light 0 0 25 75 75 28.142
  hills med light 0 5 0 95 80 25.603
  hills med light 0 2 3 95 80 25.077
  flat light none 0 0 85 15 75 22.970
  hills med none 0 10 10 80 80 25.310
  flat light none 10 0 0 90 60 27.876
  flat light none 10 50 30 10 75 22.975
  mtns med hvy 0 8 2 90 65 23.717
  flat light none 10 40 30 20 75 25.893
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 80 24.513
  hills med hvy 0 50 0 50 80 21.043
  hills med hvy 0 10 10 80 70 29.715
  hills med none 0 5 45 50 80 26.132
  hills med light 0 5 10 85 75 28.074
  hills med none 0 16 0 84 85 24.285
  hills med none 0 5 5 90 70 29.541
  hills med none 0 2 0 98 80 25.541
  hills med light 0 10 10 80 75 28.746
  hills med light 0 0 0 100 70 30.363
  hills med hvy 0 20 0 80 80 30.075
  hills med none 0 5 15 80 80 27.186
  hills med light 0 5 0 95 70 30.533
  hills light none 5 5 10 80 70 27.407
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 75 26.488
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 80 26.940
  hills med light 0 5 5 90 75 26.984
  hills med none 0 10 30 60 75 25.679
  hills light hvy 0 10 10 80 70 29.553
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 1 7 10 82 76 27.0  
  Averages hills med light 1 7 10 82 76 27.0
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 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 76 miles per hour (about 82 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (10 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2012 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 78 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2012 30.3 MPG Highway Percentage 88 percent
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
flat light none 0 0 25 75 65 28.250
  hills light none 0 0 0 100 65 32.250
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2011 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2011 24.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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 26.100
  flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 23.500
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2011 24.9 MPG Highway Percentage 3 percent
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 24.595
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 24.139
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 23.192
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 27.138
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 25.485
  flat light light 0 3 97 0 N/A 23.839
  flat light light 0 3 97 0 N/A 25.333
  flat light none 15 25 25 35 60 23.500
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 27.004
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 24.426
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 22.915
  flat light light 0 3 97 0 N/A 28.606
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 23.131
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 1 6 89 3 60 24.9  
  Averages flat light none 1 6 89 3 60 24.9
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Ford Escape has been averaging 24.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 89 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (6 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2010 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2010 22.8 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent
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 60 25.200
  flat light light 0 2 26 72 55 22.200
  flat light none 0 2 26 72 60 21.500
  flat light light 0 2 26 72 60 23.700
2010 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 2 3 26 69 62 22.8  
  Averages flat light none 2 3 26 69 62 22.8
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 22.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in the city (3 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2010 25.7 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent
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 2 5 5 88 65 27.500
  flat light hvy 2 5 5 88 65 24.750
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 26.100
  flat light none 1 0 1 98 65 24.600
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2010 25.6 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent
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 light none 0 5 15 80 65 26.400
  flat light none 0 5 20 75 70 26.700
  flat med light 0 10 40 50 75 24.800
  flat light none 10 10 40 40 55 24.500
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 3 19 28 51 66 25.6  
  Averages flat light none 3 19 28 51 66 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 66 miles per hour (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2010 33.6 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent
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
hills light hvy 0 3 25 72 65 28.000
  mtns med hvy 0 3 5 92 65 26.000
  hills light hvy 0 1 14 85 65 32.000
  flat light hvy 0 85 15 0 N/A 36.000
  flat light none 20 50 20 10 62 39.200
  flat light hvy 0 85 15 0 N/A 36.000
  hills light hvy 0 1 84 15 65 38.000
  flat light hvy 0 3 92 5 65 36.000
  flat light hvy 5 85 5 5 60 42.000
  mtns lead hvy 0 3 15 81 75 23.000
2010 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
hills light hvy 3 32 29 37 65 33.6  
  Averages hills light hvy 3 32 29 37 65 33.6
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 33.6 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 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (32 percent), in the suburbs (29 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 29 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 22.5 MPG Highway Percentage 61 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent
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 70 10 70 18.100
  hills light none 0 20 10 70 60 20.500
  flat light light 0 20 45 35 70 20.600
  hills light light 0 10 10 80 60 24.800
  hills med light 0 0 40 60 74 25.600
  hills med light 10 10 30 50 74 25.600
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 28.188
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 1 13 31 56 67 23.1  
  Averages hills light light 1 13 31 56 67 23.1
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 23.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Ford Escape in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent
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 78 0 22 65 21.400
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 27.911
  flat light light 0 53 0 47 75 24.177
  flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 20.499
  flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 20.038
  flat med light 0 40 0 60 75 25.600
  hills light light 0 2 0 98 75 22.400
  flat light none 10 40 10 40 65 26.800
  flat light light 0 75 0 25 65 19.086
  flat light light 10 30 0 60 65 26.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 65 27.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 75 25 60 25.000
  flat light none 0 13 77 10 60 28.000
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 2 41 16 41 67 24.2  
  Averages flat light light 2 41 16 41 67 24.2
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Ford Escape has been averaging 24.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (41 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 32.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2009 31.2 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent
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 0 0 20 80 75 28.108
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 75 24.923
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 60 36.000
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 60 33.000
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 55 37.100
  flat light none 5 5 70 20 65 27.949
2009 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 1 6 57 37 65 31.2  
  Averages flat light light 1 6 57 37 65 31.2
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 31.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (37 percent), in the city (6 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 19 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 21.9 MPG Highway Percentage 52 percent
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 5 10 15 70 65 24.700
  flat light light 3 7 20 70 60 23.600
  flat light light 5 10 15 70 60 23.700
  flat light light 10 10 20 60 75 20.105
  flat light light 3 7 10 80 60 24.500
  flat light none 15 15 25 45 70 19.756
  flat med none 0 90 0 10 80 18.900
  flat light none 0 25 0 75 62 22.000
  flat light none 15 15 25 45 70 22.121
  flat light none 15 15 25 45 70 22.085
  hills light none 0 30 70 0 N/A 16.694
  hills light none 2 2 20 76 60 22.500
  hills light light 5 10 40 45 62 23.500
  flat light none 50 35 5 10 60 18.500
  hills light none 2 2 20 76 60 21.500
  hills light none 5 50 25 20 60 20.500
  flat light hvy 10 14 21 55 55 19.000
  flat v.lt light 7 31 12 49 62 29.400
  flat light light 7 31 12 49 74 21.400
  hills light none 7 31 12 49 74 23.500
  hills light none 2 2 20 76 60 21.600
  hills light none 0 0 90 10 65 21.200
  flat light none 10 50 10 30 68 21.400
  flat med none 0 0 14 86 75 23.300
  hills light light 2 2 20 76 60 23.800
  flat light none 10 50 10 30 68 19.600
  flat light none 10 50 10 30 68 19.600
  flat light none 2 2 20 76 60 22.100
  hills light none 2 2 20 76 60 22.900
  hills light none 2 2 20 76 65 22.700
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 7 20 21 52 65 21.9  
  Averages flat light none 7 20 21 52 65 21.9
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 21.9 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 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (21 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 26.4 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 26.4 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent
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 34.677
  flat light none 1 9 50 40 70 25.179
  flat light none 1 9 50 40 70 20.381
  flat light none 0 40 0 60 70 32.000
  flat light none 1 9 50 40 70 23.466
  flat light none 1 9 50 40 70 25.908
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 2 14 43 42 68 26.4  
  Averages flat light none 2 14 43 42 68 26.4
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 26.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (42 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 30.5 MPG Highway Percentage 52 percent
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 0 10 10 80 65 32.672
  flat light none 55 7 7 32 65 30.800
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.784
  flat light none 54 7 7 32 65 31.214
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.187
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.725
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 28.771
  flat med light 25 25 25 25 75 30.200
  flat lead light 25 25 25 25 75 31.200
  flat light light 0 50 0 50 62 33.600
  flat light light 25 10 20 45 43 33.600
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 32.731
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 65 22.229
  flat light none 43 5 5 46 65 28.261
  flat light light 80 10 5 5 65 34.500
  flat light none 54 7 7 32 65 28.157
  flat light light 80 10 5 5 65 34.000
  flat v.lt none 0 7 9 84 65 31.159
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light none 25 13 10 52 65 30.5  
  Averages flat light none 25 13 10 52 65 30.5
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Ford Escape fuel economy has been averaging 30.5 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 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (25 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in the suburbs (10 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2008 31.2 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent
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 none 20 10 40 30 60 33.200
  hills light hvy 5 10 20 65 60 31.600
  flat light light 10 20 50 20 60 34.100
  flat light light 20 10 40 30 60 33.600
  flat light light 10 20 50 20 60 33.700
  hills med light 0 0 50 50 60 27.500
  flat v.lt none 10 20 30 40 65 31.000
  flat light light 0 60 30 10 65 25.000
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 9 19 39 33 61 31.2  
  Averages flat light light 9 19 39 33 61 31.2
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Escape has been averaging 31.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 24.4 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 25.6 MPG Highway Percentage 59 percent
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 med none 12 1 0 87 80 24.700
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 70 23.500
  flat med none 0 10 10 80 65 23.700
  flat med light 0 10 15 75 65 24.300
  flat v.lt none 10 10 40 40 65 25.400
  flat v.lt light 10 10 40 40 65 27.400
  flat med light 0 10 15 75 70 26.000
  flat med light 0 10 10 80 65 25.400
  flat light none 0 15 15 70 65 23.300
  flat light none 0 15 10 75 60 24.700
  flat med light 0 10 15 75 65 24.300
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 60 25.100
  flat med none 0 15 15 70 70 24.400
  flat med none 0 10 15 75 60 23.900
  flat light light 10 20 40 30 65 28.200
  flat v.lt light 10 10 40 40 65 26.600
  flat light light 10 20 40 30 65 26.900
  flat med none 0 5 0 95 80 25.700
  flat light none 10 5 30 55 65 27.000
  flat v.lt none 10 10 40 40 65 26.700
  flat v.lt none 10 20 20 50 60 26.058
  flat light none 10 10 40 40 65 27.000
  flat light none 10 20 40 30 60 25.800
  flat v.lt none 10 10 40 40 65 25.100
  flat light light 10 20 40 30 65 27.600
2007 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 12 24 59 66 25.6  
  Averages flat light none 5 12 24 59 66 25.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Ford Escape has been averaging 25.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 59 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 31.8 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 27.1 MPG Highway Percentage 18 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2007 27.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2006 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent
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 52 75 19.600
  flat med light 0 16 32 53 75 19.200
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2006 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
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 18.803
  flat light none 2 2 50 46 70 19.396
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 19.860
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 19.310
  flat light none 0 0 5 95 70 26.434
  flat light none 2 2 80 16 55 19.014
  flat light none 5 10 65 20 60 20.831
  hills light light 22 21 24 32 75 24.000
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 20.703
  flat light none 2 2 71 25 65 22.016
  flat light none 5 5 50 40 65 21.361
  flat light none 5 10 60 25 65 20.962
  flat light none 2 2 80 16 60 17.917
  flat light none 2 2 50 46 70 19.185
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 18.551
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 19.930
  flat med light 0 25 25 50 70 21.700
  flat light none 2 5 70 23 70 21.328
  flat light none 5 10 75 10 65 21.609
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 18.867
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 17.931
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 20.068
  flat light none 2 2 86 10 70 20.709
  flat light light 2 5 8 85 56 22.600
  flat light none 5 5 40 50 70 22.860
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 3 5 62 30 68 20.8  
  Averages flat light none 3 5 62 30 68 20.8
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 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 62 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (30 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2006 25.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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 light none 0 0 0 100 65 29.000
  flat v.lt none 50 50 0 0 N/A 22.000
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2006 35.5 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
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 35.700
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 37.300
  flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 29.700
  flat v.lt none 10 20 30 40 65 38.700
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.100
  flat med none 0 70 0 30 70 37.600
  flat med none 0 70 0 30 70 38.329
  hills med light 2 0 19 79 65 34.110
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.000
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.500
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 35.500
  flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 28.200
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 36.200
  flat v.lt none 0 0 10 90 55 35.500
  flat v.lt none 0 100 0 0 N/A 36.500
  flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 36.800
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat v.lt none 1 16 8 75 58 35.5  
  Averages flat v.lt none 1 16 8 75 58 35.5
With the 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 35.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 58 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (16 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2006 27.1 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 64 percent
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 med none 0 30 0 70 65 22.638
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 23.965
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.370
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 24.462
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.239
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 23.559
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 22.034
  flat med none 65 5 0 30 65 20.287
  flat med none 65 5 0 30 65 21.594
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 25.986
  flat light light 0 0 75 25 60 22.600
  flat med hvy 30 5 40 25 70 19.000
  flat med none 0 30 20 50 70 21.943
  flat med none 0 30 20 50 70 20.958
  hills med none 0 10 0 90 65 23.525
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 23.553
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 21.300
  flat med none 15 45 30 10 60 22.800
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 22.857
  flat med none 65 5 0 30 65 22.000
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 23.725
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.792
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.606
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.851
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 24.324
  hills med none 0 10 0 90 65 26.183
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 23.054
  hills light none 0 10 0 90 65 21.110
  flat med none 65 5 0 30 65 22.058
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 23.043
  hills med none 0 30 0 70 65 24.613
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med none 10 20 6 64 65 23.1  
  Averages hills med none 10 20 6 64 65 23.1
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 23.1 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 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (6 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent
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 23.000
  flat light light 10 25 40 25 65 21.000
  hills med hvy 29 21 21 29 70 17.500
  flat light light 10 25 40 25 65 19.000
  flat med none 10 20 70 0 N/A 16.667
  flat light none 5 5 20 70 60 15.862
  hills med none 25 25 25 25 70 19.000
  flat light light 20 40 0 40 70 17.000
  flat v.lt none 5 80 10 5 70 21.200
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 75 24.869
  hills med none 40 40 10 10 60 14.286
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 15 28 25 32 67 19.0  
  Averages flat light none 15 28 25 32 67 19.0
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 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 32 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (15 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 21.1 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent
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 none 0 5 10 85 70 19.714
  flat med hvy 10 10 50 30 62 33.600
  flat med hvy 80 0 0 20 75 24.000
  flat med hvy 0 10 50 40 62 29.400
  flat med light 0 5 10 85 60 22.016
  flat med hvy 80 10 5 5 74 16.500
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 31 11 19 39 66 23.5  
  Averages flat med light 31 11 19 39 66 23.5
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (31 percent), in the suburbs (19 percent), and in the city (11 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 26.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 29.3 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
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 1 4 65 30 60 30.000
  hills v.lt light 0 40 0 60 55 28.500
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2005 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 26 percent
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 23.306
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 29.507
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 21.939
  flat v.lt hvy 1 9 70 20 65 20.914
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 20.775
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 24.232
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 26.203
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 23.165
  flat light none 1 9 60 30 65 23.950
  flat light none 1 9 51 39 65 23.814
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 22.560
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 22.078
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 21.843
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 25.346
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 23.886
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 25.247
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 23.803
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 22.523
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 20.820
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 24.725
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 24.578
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 24.659
  flat light none 1 9 51 39 65 25.060
  flat light none 1 9 60 30 65 23.952
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 24.959
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 23.218
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 22.739
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 25.644
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 21.929
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 32.485
  flat light none 1 9 51 39 65 23.404
  flat light none 1 9 51 39 65 24.165
  flat light none 1 9 61 29 70 23.460
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 20.905
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 19.061
  flat light none 1 9 62 29 70 20.775
  flat light hvy 1 9 70 20 65 22.059
2005 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light light 1 9 64 26 67 23.6  
  Averages flat light light 1 9 64 26 67 23.6
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Ford Escape has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 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 67 miles per hour (26 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 only some of the time.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2004 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2004 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent
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 17.031
  flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 21.165
  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 21.215
  flat light none 0 0 0 0 N/A 18.509
  flat med none 0 20 75 5 70 17.886
  mtns v.lt none 19 37 0 44 56 14.300
  hills light none 0 75 10 15 65 17.500
  flat light none 10 40 40 10 65 21.000
  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 6 19 11 9 66 18.4  
  Averages flat light none 6 19 11 9 66 18.4
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 18.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 19 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (11 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2003 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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 lead none 0 25 25 50 93 15.400
  flat v.lt light 0 25 25 50 62 22.300
  flat lead light 0 25 25 50 93 20.800
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 18.800
  flat lead light 0 25 25 50 93 15.600
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 24.000
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 22.000
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 20.600
  flat lead hvy 0 25 25 50 93 24.500
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 21.200
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.100
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.600
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 21.200
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 17.000
  flat lead light 0 25 25 50 93 24.100
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 22.800
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 21.300
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.600
  flat lead hvy 0 25 25 50 93 22.200
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 27.700
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 16.400
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.400
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 24.200
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 22.500
  flat lead light 0 25 25 50 93 23.300
  flat lead hvy 0 25 25 50 93 26.600
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 23.800
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 20.200
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 15.800
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 14.600
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.500
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 20.700
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 21.700
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 22.600
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 23.500
  flat lead light 0 25 25 50 93 21.800
  flat lead none 0 25 25 50 93 20.000
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 23.800
  flat v.lt none 0 25 25 50 62 20.800
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 25 25 50 79 21.3  
  Averages flat med none 0 25 25 50 79 21.3
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2003 Ford Escape has been averaging 21.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 79 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 medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2003 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent
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 none 10 70 10 10 70 16.000
  flat light none 60 10 20 10 60 16.667
  flat light hvy 2 80 10 8 70 16.000
  flat light light 5 45 30 20 70 19.000
  hills light light 1 75 23 1 62 15.000
  flat med light 22 25 25 29 70 20.000
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 17 51 20 13 67 17.1  
  Averages flat light light 17 51 20 13 67 17.1
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 17.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (17 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (13 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2002 19.6 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2002 19.6 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
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
  hills med none 2 48 25 25 70 16.000
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 62 24.900
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 68 22.100
2002 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 2 18 32 48 68 19.6  
  Averages flat med none 2 18 32 48 68 19.6
With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2002 Ford Escape has been averaging 19.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 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.
 
Ford Escape Ford Escape 2001 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent
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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