Best Used Green Cars To Buy 20052012 Ford Escape Hybrid

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Best Used Green To Buy: 2005-2012 Ford Hybrid

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The Ford Escape occupies a special place in history.

It was the first hybrid in the U.S. the first one from a carmaker, and the first hybrid utility. That makes it one of our best used green

A pet project of then-CEO Bill the Escape Hybrid was an immediate hit and popular through its eight-year run.

While Ford never made money it, the hybrid Escape won the company credit as it phased out the Excursion, the sport-utility vehicle ever for passenger use.

Our Used Escape Hybrid also apply to the 2006-2010 Mariner Hybrid and the rare Mazda Tribute Hybrid (of only 661 were built).

for 2008

There are essentially two of the Escape Hybrid: the 2005-2007 and the restyled 2008-2012 model.

Ford Escape Hybrid

The version uses a 133-horsepower, four-cylinder engine mated to a system that uses a of motor-generators, similar to the setup by Toyota in its Hybrid Synergy system.

On the road, engine and regenerative braking is used to a nickel-metal-hydride battery pack the rear deck, which can power one motor that the car solely on electric power at low and assists the engine by providing torque under higher

The 2005-2007 Escape Hybrid acceleration roughly equivalent to of the conventional Escape fitted a V-6 engine. But its fuel economy, at 29 mpg (30 mpg city, 28 mpg highway) for the front-wheel version was 38 percent better the combined 21 mpg of the automatic 2.3-liter model.

For 2008, the whole line was restyled.

New powertrain in

In 2009, all Escape powertrains updated. The Hybrid gained a four that slightly its EPA ratings to 32 mpg combined (34 mpg city, 31 mpg for the front-wheel drive version, and 28 mpg (29 city, 27 highway) for the all-wheel version.

2009 Ford Escape

It also gained revisions to its system to give a more pedal feel when between regenerative and friction

For 2010, the Escape Hybrid was fitted with an electric compressor similar to that on the 2010 Ford Fusion This allowed the engine to off when the car was stopped even if the air was in use—a great benefit to in hot climates.

Escape Hybrids the model run could be ordered all-wheel drive as an extra-cost Unlike all-wheel drive hybrids, which use an electric only to power the rear the Ford hybrid all-wheel system powers all four mechanically.

Ford says just half of all Escape Hybrids its model run were fitted all-wheel drive.

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Used as

The earliest Escape Hybrids in late 2004 will now be coming to the end of the 8-year/100,000-mile warranty on battery pack and hybrid

Ford Escape Hybrid

Given the number of Escape used as taxicabs in cities New York, however—and the long that hybrid taxis of all have logged without any issues—the nickel-metal-hydride battery seems unlikely to pose a risk to resale value.

In Escape Hybrids can be hard to on the used-car market at any price, and the Mercury Mariner Hybrids are far yet.

Ford sold only to 25,000 hybrid crossovers (of all brands combined) every from 2005 through total Escape sales of to 254,000 every year 2001.

There will be no version of the new 2013 Ford which instead is being with two different EcoBoost engines to produce gas mileage that are. well, as good (but not quite) .

Ford will offer a Ford C-Max Hybrid hatchback (along with a Energi plug-in hybrid

But it will not offer all-wheel so if you really want an all-wheel hybrid crossover—buy one now while still on your Ford lot.


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