2013 Ford Escape S
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Engine Type

Turbocharged Gas I4

MPG (City/Highway)

22/31

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$22,470

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Summary

The 2013 Ford Escape S underwent various updates and enhancements. With its redesigned exterior, the Escape S boasted a more modern and stylish look. The spacious interior offered comfort and convenience, with multiple storage options and a user-friendly layout. Equipped with a fuel-efficient engine, the Escape S delivered impressive performance and was enjoyable to drive. Advanced safety features and technology were also added to ensure maximum protection for both the driver and passengers. With its combination of style, functionality, and performance, the 2013 Ford Escape S was a top choice for those seeking a versatile and reliable compact SUV.

2013 Ford Escape S price

Base MSRP

$22,470

Delivery charges

$895

Invoice price

$21,178

Total price

$23,365

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Overall

Side - Pole

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side - Barrier

Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)

Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2013 Ford Escape S warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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Months: 60

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2013 Ford Escape S Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Light Stone w/Heated Leather-Trimmed Buckets w/60/40 Rear Seat
Charcoal Black w/Heated Leather-Trimmed Buckets w/60/40 Rear Seat
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Exterior Colors
Kodiak Brown
Deep Impact Blue
Ginger Ale Metallic
Frosted Glass Metallic
Tuxedo Black...
Sterling Gray Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Ruby Red Tinted Clearcoat
White Platinum Tricoat

Engine

Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Engine Size (l) 2.50
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement (cc) 2,500
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower (rpm) 6,000
Horsepower (hp) 168
Torque (rpm) 4,500
Torque Lb (ft) 170
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 9.70
Bore (mm) 89
Bore (in) 3.50

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 15.10
Grade 57.15

Mileage

EPA City Economy 22
EPA Highway Economy 31
EPA Combined Economy 25
Cruising Range City (mi) 332.2
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 453

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.58
Second Gear Ratio 2.96
Third Gear Ratio 1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio 1
Sixth Gear Ratio 0.75
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.51
Transfer Case Gear Ratio High 1

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x -TBD-
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 178.11
Overall Width (in) 72.40
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 72.40
Overall Height (in) 66.30
Track Width Front (in) 61.50
Track Width Rear (in) 61.60
Wheelbase (in) 105.91

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 98.10
Front Head Room (in) 39.90
Rear Head Room (in) 39
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 55.30
Front Leg Room (in) 43.10
Rear Leg Room (in) 36.80
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 34
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 68
Cargo Volume To Seat1 (cu.ft) 68.10
Cargo Volume To Seat2 (cu.ft) 34.30

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,698
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 17.50
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 37
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 18.50

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 300
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 2,000

Braking

Type Pwr
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/50R18
Rear Tire Size P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson Strut
Rear Type Semi-Trailing Arm

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 06/10/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V413000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2019 Escape, 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2021 Transit Connect, And 2015-2018 Edge Vehicles. The Bushing That Attaches The Shifter Cable To The Transmission May Degrade Or Detach.

    Recall Consequences

    A Damaged Or Missing Bushing May Prevent The Vehicle From Shifting Into The Intended Gear, And Cause The Vehicle To Move In An Unexpected Direction. Additionally, The Vehicle May Roll After The Driver Selects The 'Park' Position. Either Scenario Increases The Risk Of A Crash Or Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Under Hood Shift Bushing And Add A Protective Cap Over The Shift Cable Bushing, Free Of Charge. Interim Owner Notification Letters, Informing Owners Of The Safety Risk, Were Mailed July 1, 2022. Remedy Parts Are Expected To Be Available In 4Th Quarter 2022. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed October 27, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22S43.

  • Recall Date 06/08/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V331000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape And C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln Mkz, And 2015 Mkc Vehicles. These Vehicles Were Previously Recalled And Repaired Under Recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 Or 17V-210, However The Repair May Not Have Been Completed Properly. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break Making The Doors Difficult To Latch And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Latch Date Codes To Confirm If The Repair Was Done Correctly, And Replace The Side Door Latches If Necessary, Free Of Charge. Owners Will Also Have The Option To Inspect Their Own Vehicle'S Door Latches And Enter The Date Codes Into A Website To Determine If The Latches Are Correct. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On July 27, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S30.

  • Recall Date 07/16/2018

    Campaign ID; 18V471000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2014 Ford Escape, And 2013-2016 Ford Fusion Vehicles, Equipped With Six-Speed Automatic Transmissions. The Bushing That Attaches The Transmission Shifter Cable To The Transmission May Degrade Over Time And Cause The Bushing To Detach From The Transmission. The Condition Could Allow The Driver To Move The Shift Lever To Park And Remove The Ignition Key, While The Transmission May Not Be In Park, With No Warning Message Or Audible Chime.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Vehicle Is Exited Without The Transmission Being In Park And Without The Parking Brake Being Applied, The Vehicle May Unexpectedly Move, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Shifter Cable Bushing, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began September 20, 2018. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 18S20. Note: Owners Are Directed To Use The Parking Brake Until The Recall Remedy Repairs Can Be Made.

  • Recall Date 09/06/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V643000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape And Ford C-Max, 2015 Lincoln Mkc And Ford Mustang, And 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect Vehicles. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break, Preventing The Doors From Latching And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Door Latches With An Improved Part, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On January 27, 2017. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S30.

  • Recall Date 12/02/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V813000

    Component Electrical System

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured January 11, 2012, To April 1, 2013, And 2013-2014 Focus St Vehicles Manufactured May 03, 2012, To October 14, 2013. Insufficient Compression In The Engine Wiring Harness Splices To The Manifold Absolute Pressure (Map) Sensor May Provide Incorrect Signals To The Powertrain Control Module (Pcm).

    Recall Consequences

    The Incorrect Signals Could Cause The Vehicle To Hesitate Or The Engine To Stall, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Current Crimped Splices With New Splices, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On January 7, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S17-S1.

  • Recall Date 09/26/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V597000

    Component Seat Belts

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max Vehicles Manufactured January 19, 2012, To November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion Vehicles Manufactured February 3, 2012, To August 24, 2013; Ford Escape Vehicles Manufactured October 5, 2011, To November 1, 2013; And Lincoln Mkz Vehicles Manufactured April 25, 2012, To September 30, 2013. The Coating On Portions Of The Restraint Control Module (Rcm) May Crack, And When Exposed To Humidity, Circuits On The Printed Circuit Board May Short.

    Recall Consequences

    The Short Circuits Could Cause The Frontal Air Bags, Side Curtain Air Bags And The Seat Belt Pretensioners To Not Function As Intended When Needed, Increasing The Risk Of Occupant Injury In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Rcm, Free Of Charge. Parts Are Not Currently Available. The Recall Began On May 26,2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S21.

  • Recall Date 08/11/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V495000

    Component Electrical System

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 Escape Vehicles Manufactured October 5, 2011, To April 1, 2013, And Equipped With 2.0 Liter Engines And Focus St Vehicles Manufactured February 14, 2012, To October 14, 2013, And Equipped With 2.0 Liter Engines. Insufficient Compression In The Engine Wiring Harness Splices To The Manifold Absolute Pressure (Map) Sensor May Provide Incorrect Signals To The Powertrain Control Module (Pcm).

    Recall Consequences

    The Incorrect Signals Could Cause The Vehicle To Hesitate Or The Engine To Stall, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Current Crimped Splices With New Splices, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began In October 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S17.

  • Recall Date 05/07/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V237000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 C-Max, And Escape Vehicles. In The Affected Vehicles, The Restraint Control Module (Rcm) May Have Errors In The Programming Software Which May Result In A Delayed Deployment Of The Side-Curtain Rollover Air Bag.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Side-Curtain Rollover Air Bag Is Delayed In Deploying In Certain Rollover Circumstances, The Risk Of Injury To The Passengers Is Increased.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Reprogram The Rcm, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On May 30, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S04.

  • Recall Date 05/07/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V239000

    Component Structure

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 Escape Vehicles Manufactured October 5, 2011, Through April 10, 2014. Due To An Assembly Misalignment Between The Exterior Door Handle And The Door Outer Panel, The Affected Vehicles Have Doors That May Be Difficult To Close Or May Possibly Open While Driving.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Opens Unexpectedly May Result In An Unrestrained Occupant Falling From The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect And Correct The Mounting Of The Door Handles, As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On May 30, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S03.

  • Recall Date 04/02/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V164000

    Component Seats

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion And Lincoln Mkz Vehicles Manufactured August 15, 2012, Through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape Vehicles Manufactured June 5, 2012, Through August 12, 2013, And 2013-2014 Ford C-Max Vehicles Manufactured From July 23, 2012, Through May 28, 2013. The Driver And Passenger Seatback Assemblies May Have Been Produced With Sub-Standard Weld Joints Used To Attach The Seat Back Recliner Mechanism To The Seat Frame. The Affected Seat Backs May Have Insufficient Strength To Meet The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) Number 207, "Seating Systems."

    Recall Consequences

    The Back Of The Subject Seats May Become Loose Or Lean While Driving And Potentially Increase The Risk Of Injury In Certain Crashes.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Seatback, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On May 30, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14C03.

  • Recall Date 11/25/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V583000

    Component Engine

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured October 5, 2011, Through June 2, 2013 And Equipped With 1.6L Engines. The Affected Vehicles May Experience Localized Overheating Of The Engine Cylinder Head Which May Cause Cracks That Could Allow Oil To Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    Leaking Engine Oil May Come Into Contact With A Hot Engine Surface Potentially Resulting In An Engine Compartment Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Modify The Engine Shielding, Cooling And Control Systems, Free Of Charge. An Interim Notice Will Be Mailed To Owners During January 2014. The Recall Began On April 9, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Recall Number Is 13S12.

  • Recall Date 11/25/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V584000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured From October 5, 2011, Through July 11, 2012, And Equipped With A 1.6L Engine Subject To Prior Safety Recall Nhtsa 12V-336. In Some Cases, The Engine Compartment Fuel Line May Have Been Installed Incorrectly When Repaired Under The Prior Recall. The Misinstalled Fuel Line Could Chafe And Eventually Leak Fuel.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fuel Leak In The Presence Of An Ignition Source May Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners And Dealers Will Inspect The Engine Compartment Fuel Line, And If Necessary, Replace It, Free Of Charge. An Interim Notice Will Be Mailed To Owners During January 2014. The Recall Began On April 9, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Recall Number Is 13S12.

  • Recall Date 03/07/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V085000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Focus And C-Max Vehicles Built From November 16, 2012, Through November 21, 2012; And Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured From November 14, 2012, Through November 21, 2012. The Left Rear Door Child Lock Was Built Incorrectly. As A Result, The Child Lock May Not Engage When The Operator Uses Normal Force To Activate The Child Lock.

    Recall Consequences

    The Operator May Incorrectly Believe The Child Lock Is Engaged. However, The Door May Be Opened From The Inside, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To An Unrestrained Child.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Affected Rear Door Latches, And Replace Them As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On March 27, 2013. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 12/03/2012

    Campaign ID; 12V551000

    Component Engine And Engine Cooling

    Recall Summary

    This Is An Update To A Recently Announced Recall. Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured From October 5, 2011, Through November 26, 2012, Equipped With 1.6L Engines, As Well As Certain Model Year 2013 Fusion Vehicles Manufactured From February 3, 2012, Through November 29, 2012, Equipped With 1.6L Engines. Coolant System Leaks May Cause The Engines To Overheat And Leak Flammable Engine Fluids.

    Recall Consequences

    If Flammable Engine Fluids Come In Contact With The Vehicle?S Hot Exhaust System, A Vehicle Fire Could Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Engine For Coolant System Leaks And Reprogram The Vehicle?S Powertrain Control Module And Instrument Cluster With An Updated Calibration And Overheat Strategy Software. There Will Be No Charge To Owners For This Service. Owners Were Recently Notified To Contact Dealers To Arrange For Alternative Transportation As Ford Developed A Remedy. Owners Will Be Shortly Receiving Notifications To Contact Ford Dealers To Schedule The Free Remedy Repair. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 09/04/2012

    Campaign ID; 12V431000

    Component Engine And Engine Cooling

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Escape Vehicles Manufactured From October 5, 2011, Through August 31, 2012, Equipped With 1.6L Engines. The Cylinder Head Cup Plug (Freeze Plug) May Become Dislodged Resulting In Significant Loss Of Engine Coolant.

    Recall Consequences

    As Leaking Engine Coolant Evaporates On The Hot Engine, The Glycol May Ignite Causing An Engine Compartment Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Seal The Existing Plug And Add A Secondary Plug Cover, Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On September 11, 2012. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

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