Ford Escape

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

85
Priced From $22,470
MPG 26.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck

Detroit Free Press

06/14/12
2012-06-14
87
100

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Mark Phelan Mark Phelan Score Pending 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The Escape’s advanced features and futuristic styling set it apart from other small SUVs. Great fuel economy along with its features, performance and looks move the 2013 Ford Escape into the lead in the intensely competitive market for small SUVs.

Edmunds.com

04/18/12
2012-04-18
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mike Monticello Mike Monticello 6.6 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

With more efficient engine choices, a nicer interior, sportier handling manners, unique available features and a new look that’s sure to grab some stares, the 2013 Ford Escape is better in every way than the vehicle it replaces.

DriverSide.com

04/30/12
2012-04-30
87
100

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Josh Sadlier Josh Sadlier 7.1 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The 2013 Ford Escape is good on gas, great to drive, and packed with technology. What’s not to like? We do blanch a bit at the Escape’s high price-potential, but in the $25,000-28,000 range, this Ford is a very strong contender.

Winding Road

04/26/12
2012-04-26
87
100

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John Beltz Snyder John Beltz Snyder Score Pending 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

We can certainly enjoy the 2013 Escape’s welcoming cabin, its balanced powertrain, its suite of fresh available technology, and the overall look and refined feel of the car. Buyers will also enjoy the reasonable pricing, content value, efficient motor, comfortable ride, and general ease of use.

Motor Trend

05/07/12
2012-05-07
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The Ford Escape Titanium nets you seemingly every bell and whistle known to man. My only gripe is how it looks. Be that as it may, most people really seem to like the new exterior. And even more folks will like owning such a high-quality compact CUV.

Edmunds.com

05/01/12
2012-05-01
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mike Monticello Mike Monticello 6.6 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

With more diverse and efficient engine choices, a nicer interior, sportier handling manners, unique available features and a new look that’s sure to grab some stares, the 2013 Ford Escape is better in every way than the vehicle it replaces.

Edmunds.com

05/07/12
2012-05-07
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The 2013 Ford Escape is a winner in the segment of small crossover utility vehicles thanks to athletic driving dynamics, an inviting cabin and plenty of useful high-tech features.

Motor Trend

04/17/12
2012-04-17
86
100

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Scott Evans Scott Evans Score Pending 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The new Escape is a force to be reckoned with. It’s priced directly in line with the completion and slightly less than the outgoing model; it’s got more space than before; it can tow up to 3500 pounds; and it’s more fun to drive than most of the class.

Popular Mechanics

04/18/12
2012-04-18
86
100

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Ben Stewart Ben Stewart Score Pending 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

It’s certainly one of the sharpest looking vehicles in this price class, and when equipped with one of the EcoBoost engines, the Escape is a fun and practical ute.

Automobile Magazine

04/29/12
2012-04-29
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Joe DeMatio Joe DeMatio Score Pending 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The completely redone 2013 Escape is certainly capable of filling its predecessor’s big shoes. The basic ingredients of good driving dynamics are present and accounted for. The 2013 Escape is one of the best new Fords of the past five years.

LeftLane News

04/19/12
2012-04-19
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The 2013 Escape goes far more upmarket in every conceivable way. Price-conscious consumers may squawk, but with the new Escape, they will be getting more vehicle for their money.

Road & Track

04/20/12
2012-04-20
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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John Lamm John Lamm 7.0 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV/Truck

The Escape is a visual great leap forward. Fundamentals of the interior are spot-on for what you’d like in a small SUV. No one could fault Ford for not providing plenty of upfront tech. Ford wasn’t afraid to put us on some demanding twisting roads and the Escape was right at home.

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