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2008 Escape XLS Sport Utility Specs

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2008 Escape XLS Sport Utility Specs

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2,261 cc 2.3 liters in-line 4 front engine with 87.5 mm bore, 94 mm stroke, 9.7 compression ratio, double overhead cam and four valves per cylinder Duratec 23
Unleaded fuel 87
Fuel consumption: EPA 08 urban (mpg): 20, country/highway (mpg): 26 and combined (mpg): 22
Multi-point injection fuel system
16.5 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 114 kW , 153 HP SAE @ 5,800 rpm; 152 ft lb , 206 Nm @ 4,250 rpm
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2.93:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Immobilizer
Stability control
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with coil springs
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Body color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 174.7, overall width (inches): 71.1, overall height (inches): 70, ground clearance (inches): 8.5, wheelbase (inches): 103.1, front track (inches): 61.3, rear track (inches): 60.9 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 35.4
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim alloy look on gearknob
Pearl paint
Hinge rear window with defogger and intermittent
Underbody protection for fuel tank
Weights: curb weight (lbs) 3,261 and gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 1,500
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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12v power outlet: front and rear
Air conditioning
Anti-theft protection
RDS audio system with AM/FM and CD player CD player reads MP3
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 66.6, front width (inches): 52.6, width between arches (inches): 40.8, height (inches): 37.3 and loading floor height (inches): 29.4
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 66.3 and all seats in place (cu ft): 29.2
Clock
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
Driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment , passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
Bucket driver and passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Headlight control
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.4, rear headroom (inches): 39.2, front hip room (inches): 53.3, rear hip room (inches): 49.1, front leg room (inches): 41.6, rear leg room (inches): 35.6, front shoulder room (inches): 56.3 and rear shoulder room (inches): 55.9
Low tire pressure indicator
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Front and rear roof airbag
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Front side airbag
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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