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1. How long will i have to wait if I order an escape?
Since the Escape is a new model,
they are busy filling orders as soon as they can. Some people who
ordered in July have recieved their Escapes, while people who ordered in
March are still waiting. After Escape gets established, we'll se
a more structured order and delivery schedule.
Some Tribute buyers reported that early on many Mazda dealerships were charging "addidtional dealer markup" in ADDITION to MSRP. This practice has decreased now that Tributes are readily available. You can read all about other pricing facts at Carbuyingtips.com . Escape buyers here at escape-central.com have reported being able to get the SUV for $200 under dealer invoice! Click on messages, then go to our Escape Ordering & Purchasing an Escape forum for details. It all depends on your dealer and negotiation tactics.
A-plan from ford is running around 4-5% off
At the Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in
Ford Offers Escape with a 120HP
5-Speed Manual Transmission, and a 200HP 3.0L V-6 Automatic Transmission.
At the present time, manual is not available with the 200 HP Engine, and
Automatic is not avaiable wiith the 120HP engine.
Control Trac II features
a rotary switch on the instrument panel to select automatic four-wheel
drive with variable torque split or “4x4 On” to lock the system into 4x4
XLS is the base model of the Escape. It comes with a 4- cylinder 2.0 L Zetec engine and a five-speed manual transmission, with a base price of $18,160. Standard features include air conditioning, an AM/FM-stereo with a CD player, remote keyless entry, a tilting steering wheel, and power locks, windows, and mirrors.
XLT is the upscale model,
and includes ABS, aluminum wheels, cruise control, and fog lamps.
Base price for this model is $19,195.
The XLT model with V-6 and all-wheel drive comes with the $350
Class II trailer-towing package, which ups towing capacity from 2000 pounds
The 3.0l v-6 engine has 200hp.
The Escape is equipped
with several saftey features such as standard Second Generation Front Airbags,
Optional Side Airbags, Available 4 wheel ABS brakes (statndard on XLT models)
Here is a listing of all recalls issued for the Escape.
The Escape 16" wheels
are Firestone Wilderness HT, which are currently not affected by the Firestone
Recall. I've heard rumblings that they are being looked into as well, but
there is nothing confirmed.
That particular Escape
is a concept model. There is rumor and speculation that a variation of it may
be released as a special edition in the 2002 model year, but is not currently
available at this time.
Escape has a full range
of aftermarket accessories available in a catalog form. Please see your Ford Dealer for more
details, or you can view the catalog using escape-central.coms all new POP-UP Photo Albums© technology! Just click on PHOTOS on the left of the page or click here! Actual catalogs are now also available at Ford Dealerships.
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