Compare 2006 Ford Escape specifications by trim levels

Escape is a 5-seat SUV from Ford, which first hit the market back in 2001.

With the price tag ranging from $19,380 to $26,680, the Ford Escape faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Buick Encore, Dodge Journey.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Ford Escape has a maximum towing capacity of 2000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Ford Escape boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 23 to 29 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.10mm x 174.90mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2006 Ford Escape

  • Fuel Tank: 16.5 gal

  • Wheelbase: 103.1 in

  • MPG: 24 city/29 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 10.1 sec

  • Towing: 1500 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 1500 lbs

  • Curb: 3180 lbs

  • Tires: P225/75TR15.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 29.3 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 174.9 x 70.1 x 69.7



2006 Ford Escape Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Ford Escape is offered in 12 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Ford Escape safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Ford Escape specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style SUV

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 153 hp @ 5800 –
      200 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 152 lb-ft. –
      193 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.1 - 10.1 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.2 - 17.5 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 174.9 in

    • Width 70.1 in

    • Height 69.7 in

    • Wheelbase 103.1 in

    • Curb Weight 3180 lbs

    • GVWR 4300 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1500 lbs

    • Turning radius 17.7 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 99

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 16.5 gal

    • City 19 - 24 mpg

    • Combined 21 - 27 mpg

    • Highway 23 - 29 mpg

    • Highway range 379.5 - 478.5 mi



Specifications

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Exterior length
174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in
Exterior body width
70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in
Exterior height
69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in
Horsepower
153 153 153 200
Torque
152 152 152 193
Fuel economy - city
24 mpg 22 mpg 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
29 mpg 26 mpg 26 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
10.10 seconds 9.00 seconds 9.00 seconds 7.90 seconds
1/4 mile time
17.50 seconds 17.10 seconds 17.10 seconds 16.40 seconds
1/4 mile speed
87 mph 82 mph 82 mph 89 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
59 mph 59 mph 59 mph 59 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.44/3.70 " 3.44/3.70 " 3.44/3.70 " 3.50/3.13 "
Curb weight
3180.00 lbs 3260.00 lbs 3303.00 lbs 3303.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4300.00 lbs 4360.00 lbs 4360.00 lbs 4500.00 lbs
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2240.00 lbs. 2320.00 lbs. 2380.00 lbs. 2380.00 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2115.00 lbs. 2115.00 lbs. 2175.00 lbs. 2175.00 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight
1500.00 lbs. 1500.00 lbs. 1500.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in
Front track
61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 "
Rear track
60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 "
Turning radius
17.70 17.70 18.30 18.30
Front legroom
41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in
Rear legroom
35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in
Front headroom
40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in
Rear hip room
49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in
Front shoulder room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear shoulder room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Luggage volume
29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal.
Payload
960 lbs. 960 lbs. 1040 lbs. 1040 lbs.
Maximum GCWR
4860.00 lbs. 4940.00 lbs. 4940.00 lbs. 5500.00 lbs.

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Exterior length
174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in
Exterior body width
70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in
Exterior height
69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in
Horsepower
200 200 153 153
Torque
193 193 152 152
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 20 mpg 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
24 mpg 24 mpg 26 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.90 seconds 7.90 seconds 10.10 seconds 7.90 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.40 seconds 16.40 seconds 17.50 seconds 16.60 seconds
1/4 mile speed
89 mph 89 mph 84 mph 81 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
59 mph 59 mph 59 mph 58 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.50/3.13 " 3.50/3.13 " 3.44/3.70 " 3.44/3.70 "
Curb weight
3303.00 lbs 3303.00 lbs 3344.00 lbs 3408.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4500.00 lbs 4500.00 lbs 4460.00 lbs 4520.00 lbs
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2380.00 lbs. 2380.00 lbs. 2320.00 lbs. 2380.00 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2175.00 lbs. 2175.00 lbs. 2215.00 lbs. 2215.00 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight
2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 1500.00 lbs. 1500.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in
Front track
61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 "
Rear track
60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 "
Turning radius
18.30 18.30 17.70 17.70
Front legroom
41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in
Rear legroom
35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in
Front headroom
40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in
Rear hip room
49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in
Front shoulder room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear shoulder room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Luggage volume
29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal.
Payload
1040 lbs. 1040 lbs. 960 lbs. 960 lbs.
Maximum GCWR
5500.00 lbs. 5500.00 lbs. 5040.00 lbs. 5100.00 lbs.

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Exterior length
174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in 174.90 in
Exterior body width
70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in 70.10 in
Exterior height
69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in 69.70 in
Horsepower
153 200 200 200
Torque
152 193 193 193
Fuel economy - city
21 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
24 mpg 23 mpg 23 mpg 23 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.90 seconds 6.10 seconds 6.10 seconds 6.10 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.60 seconds 15.20 seconds 15.20 seconds 15.20 seconds
1/4 mile speed
81 mph 88 mph 88 mph 88 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
58 mph 59 mph 59 mph 59 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.44/3.70 " 3.50/3.13 " 3.50/3.13 " 3.50/3.13 "
Curb weight
3482.00 lbs 3482.00 lbs 3482.00 lbs 3482.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4520.00 lbs 4640.00 lbs 4640.00 lbs 4640.00 lbs
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2440.00 lbs. 2440.00 lbs. 2440.00 lbs. 2440.00 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
2255.00 lbs. 2255.00 lbs. 2255.00 lbs. 2255.00 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight
1500.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in 103.10 in
Front track
61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 "
Rear track
60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 " 60.90 "
Turning radius
18.30 18.30 18.30 18.30
Front legroom
41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in 41.60 in
Rear legroom
35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in 35.60 in
Front headroom
40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in 40.40 in
Rear headroom
39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in 39.20 in
Front hip room
53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in 53.40 in
Rear hip room
49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in 49.10 in
Front shoulder room
56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Rear shoulder room
55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in 55.90 in
Luggage volume
29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft. 29.30 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft. 66.30 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal. 16.50 gal.
Payload
1000 lbs. 1000 lbs. 1000 lbs. 1000 lbs.
Maximum GCWR
5100.00 lbs. 5660.00 lbs. 5660.00 lbs. 5660.00 lbs.

Interior Features

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

12V DC power outlet
1 1 1 1
Seatback storage pockets
2 2

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Air conditioning, front
2825 2825 2825 2825
12V DC power outlet
1 1 1 1
Overhead console
2881 2881
Seatback storage pockets
2 2
Compass
2842
Driver information centre
2914
Trip computer
2918
Service interval warning
2925
Illuminated vanity mirrors
2939

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Air conditioning, front
2825 2825 2825 2825
12V DC power outlet
1 1 1 1
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

Exterior Features

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P225/75TR15.0 BSW AS P225/75TR15.0 BSW AS P235/70TR16.0 BSW AS P235/70TR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels
15" silver styled steel 15" silver styled steel 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum
Roof rails
4009 4009
Sunroof
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Antenna
3393 3393 3393 3393
Fog/driving lights
3445 3445
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P235/70TR16.0 OWL AS P235/70TR16.0 BSW AS P225/75TR15.0 BSW AS P225/75TR15.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" machined aluminum 16" machined aluminum 15" silver styled steel 15" silver styled steel
Fender flares
4014 4014
Heated door mirrors
3478

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Antenna
3393 3393 3393 3393
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P235/70TR16.0 OWL AS P235/70TR16.0 OWL AS P235/70TR16.0 OWL AS P235/70TR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" machined aluminum 16" machined aluminum

Seats

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Heated front seats
3030

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
5 5 5 5

Entertainment System

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Speakers
4 4 4 4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Radio
3138 3138 3138 3138
Speakers
4 4 4 4
Speed-Sensitive Volume
3195

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Radio
3138 3138 3138 3138
Speakers
4 4 4 4
Cassette player
4057 4057 4057

Safety and Security Features

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214 3214
Exterior light control
3264
Delay-off headlamps
3269
Parking assist
3767

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214 3214
Daytime running lights
3270 3270 3270

Mechanical Features

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Axle ratio
2.93 2.93 2.93 2.93

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Engine
4778 4778 4754 4754
Axle ratio
2.93 2.93 2.93 2.93

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Engine
4754 4778 4778 4778
Axle ratio
2.93 2.93 2.93 2.93

Other Specs

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 2.3L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLT 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Maximum towing capacity
1500 lbs. 1500 lbs. 1500 lbs. 2000 lbs.

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

Limited 3.0L 4dr Front-wheel Drive

XLS Manual 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLS 2.3L 4dr 4x4

Horsepower rpm
6000 6000 5800 5800
Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 1500 lbs. 1500 lbs.

XLT 2.3L 4dr 4x4

XLT 3.0L 4dr 4x4

XLT Sport 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Limited 3.0L 4dr 4x4

Horsepower rpm
5800 6000 6000 6000
Maximum towing capacity
1500 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.