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XLS FWD 4dr I4 Man XLS


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.5
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 1.65

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 34.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800
Fuel System SMPI
Displacement 2.3L/140
Engine Type Gas I4
Engine Order Code 99Z
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1
Height, Overall (in) 67.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.1
Liftover Height (in) 29.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.2


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.1
Steering Type Pwr


Vehicle Name Ford Escape
Vehicle Name Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -


Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code T53
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17
Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T53


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45


EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3272


Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5