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2011 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.

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Ford Escape Gas Mileage

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 21.9
  flat light none 0 10 30 60 56 23.5
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 fuel economy 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 23.5
  flat light light 5 20 25 50 62 26.1
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, the 2011 Ford Escape 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 24.4
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 23.2
  flat light none 15 25 25 35 60 23.5
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 23.1
  flat light none 0 5 94 1 60 24.1
2011 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 3 9 80 8 60 23.7  
  Averages flat light none 3 9 80 8 60 23.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Ford Escape gas mileage has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 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 (9 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 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.

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2011 Ford Escape Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD For a small 4X4 SUV with an automatic tranzmission, the mileage is very good.