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Ford Escape MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
15 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2003 2003 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 17.11
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With the turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2003 Ford Escape has been averaging 17.11 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50.8 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (16.7 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (13 percent), and in the suburbs (0 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.
2003 2003 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.31
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2003 Ford Escape

2003 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr SUV 201-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
Pretty good considering SUV status (avg 20mpg) see full Ford Escape review
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. see full Ford Escape review
2003 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. see full Ford Escape review
 

2003 Ford Escape Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Escape's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.