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Ford Escape MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2006 2006 4dr SUV 171-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp automatic FWD 25.5
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With the 168-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable 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 63 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.
2006 2006 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD 27.05
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2006 2006 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD 35.55
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2006 2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.75
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2006 2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 19.4
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2006 Ford Escape

2006 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
work truck, after 5000km getting 8L/100km in mostly 50-60-80km/hr driving...can get 7 if very gentle. see full Ford Escape review
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
Great in city, good on highway, runs in electrical mode occasionally which is fun. For a 4WD non aerodynamic mini-truck the economy is stellar. see full Ford Escape review
2007 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
not too bad for a big 6 cyl engine see full Ford Escape review
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Consistantly 30 mpg average fuel economy. Nice for an SUV. see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
This is a hybrid, comparative to other SUVs, this has the highest fuel economy on the market. Currently, I average 30+ mpg, and that is with AWD. see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The 2.3L had enough performance and got better mileage than the V6. At 65mph on cruise control, it can get 29 to 30mpg fully loaded with 4 people & luggage. see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
I get 28 MPG on the open HWY and 23-24 around town. Pretty good for an all wheel drive SUV. see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
Good mpg for a 4x4 V6 see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
V6 has combination of good power and fuel economy for an AWD SUV, overall fuel mileage has averaged 20.7 mpg over 60,000 miles with A/C or defroster on the majority of the time see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT AWD
I was looking for better mileage. I got 33+ no problem. The car taught me how to drive more efficiently. I am getting 34-35+ in the summer months now. My son has learned to drive the same way by starting with the Hybrid. see full Ford Escape review
2006 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
16-18 MPG in town, old V8 Jeep Grand Cherokee was not much worse. Should get more mileage out of a six. see full Ford Escape review
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Knew it was not going to be great with V6. After several fillups averages around 19.4 mile per gal. see full Ford Escape review
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
Perhaps the 6 speed automatics are better, but the 4 speeds just suck! Not good at all, in my humble opinion, for a vehicle this size. see full Ford Escape review
 

2006 Ford Escape Gas Mileage (MPG)

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