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2008 Escape XLS Sport Utility Safety Ratings

This HT Utility was tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for rollover, crash, and stability safety. How did it perform? View all available safety ratings below.
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2008 Ford Escape XLS Sport Utility Crash Test Results

Rollover Ratings (5 star scale)

Rollover Resistance Rating Static Stability Factor Dynamic Test
3 of 5 1.13 No-tip

Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Impact Side Impact
Driver's Side 3 of 5 Front Occupant 5 of 5
Passenger's Side 5 of 5 Rear Occupant 5 of 5

Crash Test Data

Frontal Impact Head Injury Criterion Chest Deceleration Femur Load
Driver's Side 554 HIC 62g 1212lbs | 1145lbs
Passenger's Side 508 HIC 42g 1059lbs | 711lbs
Side Impact Thoracic Trauma Index Pelvis Deceleration
Front Occupant 32 75
Rear Occupant 42 69

2008 Escape XLS Sport Utility Safety Features

• Electronic Stability Control• 4-Wheel ABS• Traction Control
• Child Seat Lower Anchorage• Adjustable Upper Belt - Front• Pretensioner
• Energy Management Feature• Rear Center Lap/Shoulder Belt• Advanced Air Bag Features
• Side Airbag - Front• Head Airbag - Front• Rear Seat Head Restraint
• Trunk Release• Tire Pressure Monitor
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