The 2007 Ford Escape is the light and nimble SUV that offers both impressive road handling and competent off road capabilities.
The Escape's engine options are a 2.3 liter I4 producing 153 horsepower and a 3.0 liter V6 that puts out 200 horsepower. The base XLS model's 4 cylinder is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, All other models come with a 4-speed automatic and all are available in 2 or 4 wheel drive.
The Escape's trim levels are base XLS, XLT, XLT Sport, and the Limited. All come with full power accessories but if you want a moonroof, heated seats or 360 watt Audiofile sound system you'll have to do better than the XLS.
Mileage for the Escape is 24 city and 29 highway miles in the 4 cylinder. The V6 gets 19 city and 23 highway miles per gallon
Base MSRP is $19,320. An optioned-out Limited can hit $26,000.
With the capabilities of an SUV and the fuel efficiency of a smaller car, the 2007 Ford Escape is a practical, fun sport-ute that is sure to please.