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good comfortable car that uses too much gas. - Dislike the poor rear view when backing up, dangerous if you don't watch carefully....

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Safety Ratings
2005 Ford Escape
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints618
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Ford Escape vehicles

2005 Ford Escape (4/7/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V111000

Component Name: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITHOUT SIDE AIR CURTAINS OR MOONROOFS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT ABOVE THE PERMITTED LIMIT AT THE LEFT HAND A-PILLAR TRIM AREA.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL MAKE MODIFICATIONS TO THE ENERGY ABSORBING MATERIAL LOCATED ABOVE THE HEADLINER IN THE AFFECTED AREA FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

2005 Ford Escape (12/20/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V602000

Component Name: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN 2004-2005 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND CERTAIN 2001-2003 SPORT UTIITY VEHICLE HAVING REAR LIFTGATE COMPONENTS SERVICED WITH 2004 EQUIVALENT COMPONENTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, 'DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS.' THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCHING SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET THE INERTIA LOAD REQUIREMENT IN ONE DIRECTION.

Defect: IF THE LIFTGATE IS LEFT UNLOCKED, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL THAT IT MAY OPEN DURING A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCH RELEASE ROD, THE RELEASE ROD ATTACHMENT CLIP AND THE DOOR HANDLE RETURN SPRING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

2005 FORD ESCAPE for sale

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2005 Ford Escape XLT

$7,995

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127506 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Elyria, OH
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape Limited

$5,529

2005 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 170288 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cochran, GA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

$5,990
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2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 104187 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLS

$5,999

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 140865 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Ames, IA
  • MPG: 17 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

$7,600

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 111987 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Barrington, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape Limited

$6,900

2005 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129765 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Crystal Lake, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

$6,495

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 107346 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Hiawatha, IA
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

$7,995

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 130798 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLS

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2005 FORD ESCAPE XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 19 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

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2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

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2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

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2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape Hybrid

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$8,994

2005 FORD ESCAPE HYBRID

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 112495 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: Hybrid
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mesa, AZ
  • MPG: 30 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape Limited

New Listing
$10,997

2005 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100105 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2005 Ford Escape XLT

$9,980

2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 110758 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Klamath Falls, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy
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