Monday, June 14, 2004

2005 Escape hybrid Price update


Ford has set base price of about $27,000, $3,300 more then 2005 Escape (V6 engine). The front wheel drive car is claimed to 35-40 miles per gallon compared to 20 miles for 2005 Escape with V-6. It would be available with showrooms later this summer. 4 wheel drive version for this car would cost $1,500 more then front wheel drive. Ford hybrid owners would get "clean fuel vehicles" tax deduction of $1,500 for 2004.

There are 4 stages in the 2005 escape hybrid cycle, Stop/Start, Electric Drive, Regenerative Braking and Cruising with Electric Power Assist.The car automatically switches between electric, gasoline, or combined operation to maximize efficiency and performance.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Lara said...

The hybrid sounds like a great car! Whats better than saving money on gas, and having the great feeling of helping stop pollution in our environment? Even if I have to pay for this car every month for years I am sure about getting one soon.
Thanx to whoever invented this amazing car!

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