2009 Ford Escape XLS FWD

2009 Ford Escape XLS FWD
2009 Ford Escape XLS FWD - Ford SUV Review - Automobile Magazine
This stripped-down Ford Escape is so far from the average Escape/Mariner/Tribute you see on the roads, it’s almost funny. I’d love to know what the take rate for this manual transmission is. The shifts aren’t particularly rewarding, since the throws are pretty vague. The four-cylinder engine doesn’t feel much more responsive with a five-speed manual than it does with an automatic, either.

This stripped-down Ford Escape is so far from the average Escape/Mariner/Tribute you see on the roads, it’s almost funny. I’d love to know what the take rate for this manual transmission is. The shifts aren’t particularly rewarding, since the throws are pretty vague. The four-cylinder engine doesn’t feel much more responsive with a five-speed manual than it does with an automatic, either.

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