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Ford 2010 escape_hybrid

  1. 1. 2010 Ford EscapE NEW IN 2010 • Integrated Blind Spot Mirror for improved blind spot visibility • MyKey™ programmable vehicle key • Rear View Camera System to aid in backing up • Active Park Assist for parallel parking assistance • SYNC® with Traffic, Directions & Information For 2010, Ford Escape adds five new features that improve safety, reduce driver distractions and aid drivers. Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors, MyKey™, a Rear View Camera System and Active Park Assist are all now available to Escape owners, and Escape is one of the first Ford vehicles to feature the latest- generation hands-free SYNC® system – now with Traffic, Directions & Information – helping reduce distractions while accessing important route and safety information. The new technologies build on Escape’s unsurpassed crash ratings – a “Top Safety Pick” award from the Integrated Blind Spot Mirror Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and 5-star government ratings in all crash tests. The Escape, which Kelley Blue Book editors recently named one of the “2009 Best New Family Vehicles,” also offers: • AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) – the world’s only system with a gyroscopic sensor that actively measures and helps prevent both side-to-side yaw and roll movements • Safety Canopy® – a side curtain air bag technology offering protection for the first and second seating rows, helping provide rollover and ejection protection with extended deployment in rollovers • Tire Pressure Monitoring System alerts drivers when tire pressure is low, since properly inflated tires not only are important for safety, they also can help improve fuel economy Rear View Camera System • An available Rear View Camera System uses an exterior camera embedded in the rear of the vehicle that sends images to a video display in the rearview mirror or the navigation system screen, if equipped actIvE park assIst The new Active Park Assist system uses sensors on the front and rear of the vehicle, working in conjunction with Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS), to guide the vehicle into a parking space. How it works: Safety Canopy® • The driver activates the system by vItal stats pressing an instrument panel button, which activates the ultrasonic sensors to measure and identify a feasible parallel parking space Production location: Kansas City Assembly Plant, Claycomo, Mo. • The system prompts the driver to accept the system’s assistance to park Powertrain: Duratec 2.5-liter I-4, 171 hp • The steering system takes over and steers the car into the parking space. The driver still shifts @ 6,000 rpm, 171 ft.-lb. torque @ 4,500 rpm; the transmission and operates the gas and brake pedals Duratec 3.0-liter V-6, 240 hp @ 6,550 rpm, • A visual and/or audible driver interface advises the driver about the proximity of other cars, 223 ft.-lb. torque @ 4,300 rpm objects and people while providing instructive prompts Series: XLS, XLT, Limited • While the steering is all done automatically, the driver remains responsible for safe parking and Fuel Economy: Being EPA-certified can interrupt the system by grasping the steering wheel MSRP: Starting at $20,515 7/2009 For morE INFormatIoN, go to
  2. 2. 2010 Ford EscapE hybrId total luxury, hybrId EcoNomy The 2010 Escape Limited Hybrid is packaged for environmentally conscious buyers who still want a full complement of accessories and equipment. Upgrades from the standard Escape Hybrid include: • 16-inch, six-spoke bright machined aluminum wheels and exterior chrome accents • Chrome and ebony interior touches • Luxury and convenience package that includes ambient lighting, heated front leather seating surfaces, a power moonroof, Escape Hybrid for 2010 is expected to continue its claim, along with the Mercury Mariner Hybrid, as retractable cargo area cover and standard America’s most fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly SUV. This year, Escape Hybrid returns SecuriCode™ keyless entry 34 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, allowing you to do more and go farther with less fuel. The Hybrid powertrain includes a 2.5-liter I-4 coupled with a 94 hp electric motor. Aiding economy, thoroughbrEd refined aerodynamics and low-rolling-resistance hybrId tires also contribute to a quiet, refined cabin environment. The advanced powertrain also Escape Hybrid uses a 2.5-liter gasoline I-4 incorporates electronic throttle control (ETC). This designed to run on the Atkinson combustion technology replaces the manual linkage between cycle combined with a 94 hp electric motor. accelerator and throttle with a control unit that An advanced engine processor enables calculates the optimal throttle position from a nearly imperceptible transitions between number of sensors. ETC is a form of the state-of- gas and electric vehicle mode. the-art, drive-by-wire technology. Hybrid models also feature a unique powertrain damping system designed to reduce vibrations and feedback to the driver ElEctrIc syNc and other vehicle occupants. poWEr SYNC® lets Escape owners operate digital media players and Bluetooth®- assIst enabled mobile phones via voice stEErINg commands or with the steering wheel’s redundant radio controls. Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS) reduces the load on the mykey vItal stats engine since a belt- driven power steering MyKey™ helps encourage safer Production location: Kansas City Assembly pump is no longer teen driving, allowing parents to Plant, Claycomo, Mo. required. Built-in Pull- program the key through the vehicle Drift Compensation message center to incorporate features such as: Powertrain: Hybrid comprising Duratec detects road conditions 2.5-liter I-4 Atkinson Cycle, 153 hp @ 6,000 rpm, • Persistent Belt-Minder® chime 136 ft.-lb. torque @ 4,500 rpm and permanent – such as a crowned road surface or • Limited top speed of 80 mph magnet AC synchronous motor, 94 hp @ 5,000 rpm crosswinds – and • Traction control system that limits tire spin cannot be deactivated Series: 2WD, 4WD, Limited adjusts the steering Fuel Economy: FWD: 34 mpg city/31 hwy. system to help the • Audio system mute until safety belt is buckled; volume then limited to 44 percent of maximum volume AWD: Being EPA-certified driver compensate for MSRP: Starting at $29,750 pulling and drifting. • A speed alert chime at 45, 55 or 65 mph 7/2009 For morE INFormatIoN, go to