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Ford Escape MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2009 2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.1
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With the turbocharged 179hp 1.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Ford Escape 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 79 miles per hour (about 55.6 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (12.5 percent), in heavy traffic (1.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 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.
2009 2009 4dr SUV 171-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp automatic FWD 24.19
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2009 2009 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD 31.18
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2009 2009 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD 32.5
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2009 2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.54
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2009 2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 23.53
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Ford Escape

2009 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Highest mpg in small suv famiky see full Ford Escape review
2010 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Pretty decent - 26-28 on the highway see full Ford Escape review
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Am averaging more than 25 mpg commuting in town see full Ford Escape review
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
25.7/M in city driving. see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
My Escape is a Hybrid, current MPG 34, I think that is fantastic. Car has consistently averaged 32+ MPG see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
Great for a small SUV, much better than my old F150 see full Ford Escape review
2009 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Surprised by how bad the fuel economy is so far (but have only had a month)... less than 15 mpg for my driving, mostly back and forth to work, 1.5 miles in a small town... but I can live with it because I really love this car. see full Ford Escape review
 

2009 Ford Escape Gas Mileage (MPG)

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