Kelley Blue Book Value®
$1,972 - $24,885
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
22 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
127-201
Seats
5
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$1,972 - $24,885
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
22 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
127-201
Seats
5

Owner Reviews

4.08

114 Reviews

44% 32% 15% 5% 4%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

This is the most reliable car ever.

My car has been so reliable. It is comfortable, easy to drive, and I,ve had my best trips in this car. I have 280,000 miles on it, so I am always doing some kind of maintenance or little fixes on it, but it is still going strong. One weird thing I have to do is add freon every year, but the a/c works perfectly fine otherwise. Honestly, I am considering just fixing this car to run like new and keeping it forever because it is such a good car.

- Amanda M

Ford Escape 2002 decent car.

My vehicle is reliable for the most part. It handles decently in the snow, not very well on the ice although with new tires it could probably handle better on the road. The interior is the only downside of owning an Escape, the door leather falls off all the time and the knobs for the air always fall off. Interior really is not good. Exterior and motor and everything runs and work a just fine. Rust prone.

- Dakota M

Cheap and functional. Not a luxury but it gets the job done.

Bought car used, the plastic on the doors was peeling off but that was an easy diy fix. My car burns oil, but that has been the only mechanical problem so far. I just need to add oil every now and then. It has had a few problems with the frame, I need alignments frequently, a broken wheel bearing, a broken ball joint. One electrical issue as well. Overall, not bad for a cheap, college car.

- Maria P

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

MSRP
$18,670 - $20,295
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
127 hp
127 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L (121) DOHC SEFI 16
2.0L (121) DOHC SEFI 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
41.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.4 in.
40.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.2 in.
39.2 in.

Entertainment

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5
Exterior Features

Accessories

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Not Available

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.1 in.
103.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Width

Width
70.1 in.
70.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2994 - 3133 .lbs
2994 - 3133 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
127 hp
127 hp

Torque

Torque
135 ft. lbs.
135 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15 gal.
15 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 26 mpg
23 - 26 mpg

City

City
22 - 23 mpg
22 - 23 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 - 27 mpg
25 - 27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Rated by JD Power

*JD Power Circle Ratings