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Ford Escape Fuel Economy (g/100m)

g/100m Number of Vehicles
3 gallons per 100 meters 21 vehicles
4 gallons per 100 meters 25 vehicles
5 gallons per 100 meters 15 vehicles
6 gallons per 100 meters 1 vehicles
7 gallons per 100 meters 1 vehicles
8 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
9 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
10 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
11 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
12 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
13 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
14 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
15 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
16 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
17 gallons per 100 meters 2 vehicles
18 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
19 gallons per 100 meters 1 vehicles
20 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
21 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
22 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
23 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
24 gallons per 100 meters 4 vehicles
25 gallons per 100 meters 1 vehicles
26 gallons per 100 meters 2 vehicles
27 gallons per 100 meters 0 vehicles
28 gallons per 100 meters 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain g/100m  
2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 3.85
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With the turbocharged 133kW 1.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Escape has been averaging 3.85 L/100km (liters per 100 kilometers).

The 2008 Ford Escapes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 kilometers per hour (about 38 percent of the kilometers driven). The rest of the kilometers were in the city (25.7 percent), in heavy traffic (19 percent), and in the suburbs (0 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.
2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 4.13
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 171-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp automatic FWD 5.8
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD 3.24
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 153-hp 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD 4.82
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2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 10.06
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2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 8.68
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Ford Escape

2008 Ford Escape Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
25.7/M in city driving. 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
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
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
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 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
2008 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
 

2008 Ford Escape Gas Mileage (g/100m)

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 g/100m based on how and where you drive a car.