New Vehicle Extrication: Ford Escape Hybrid

Article and photos by Jason EmeryFirst released in the 2005 model year, the Escape Hybrid has been Ford's only entry in the hybrid market to date, but this will soon change when Ford releases the Fusion hybrid for the 2010 Model year. The only noticeable modification to the Escape hybrid since it has been available occurred in the 2008 model year when the body style changed. Considered the most fuel-efficient hybrid SUV on the market today, Ford will continue the production of this vehicle for the foreseeable future. Although not specifically discussed, the Mercury Mariner and Mazda Tribute hybrids are essentially the same vehicle as the Escape. The information given in this article can a...

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