Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2010 Ford Escape. The Ford Escape is powered by two optional powertrains; 171-horsepower 2.5-liter Duratec 25, I-4 and 240-horsepower 3.0-liter Duratec 30, V-6. The engines are paired up with either 5-speed manual or6-speed automatic transmission.

2010 Ford Escape Technical Specifications
Models: Ford Escape XLS, XLT, Limited
Body style / driveline: 4-door compact crossover SUV, Front engine, front-wheel drive / four-wheel drive
Construction: Unibody Unitized welded steel body - Ford CD2 platform
EPA vehicle class: Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD or Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Manufacturing locations: Claycomo, Missouri, United States
  Duratec 25, I-4 Duratec 30, V-6
Type 2.5-liter 3.0-liter
Configuration Aluminum block and aluminum heads Aluminum block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke 3.50 x 3.94 in. / 89 x 100 mm 3.50 x 3.13 in. / 89 x 79.5 mm
Displacement 152 cu. in. / 2,488 cc 183 cu. in. / 2,976 cc
Compression ratio 9.7:1 10.3:1
Horsepower 171 @ 6,000 rpm 240 @ 6,550 rpm
Horsepower per liter 68.4 80
Torque 171 ft.-lb. @ 4,500 rpm 223 ft.-lb. @ 4,300 rpm
Recommended fuel 87 octane unleaded 87 octane unleaded
Fuel capacity 16.5 gallons 16.5 gallons
Fuel injection Sequential multi-port electronic Sequential multi-port electronic
Oil capacity 5.0 quarts with filter 6.0 quarts with filter
Coolant capacity 5.3 quarts(manual) / 6.9 quarts (automatic) 10.6 quarts
Layout Front-wheel drive / Intelligent 4WD Front-wheel drive / Intelligent 4WD
Standard 5-speed manual overdrive (XLS)
6-speed auto (XLS, XLT, LTD)
6-speed automatic overdrive
Gear Ratios
1st 3.50:1 4.584:1
2nd 1.94:1 2.964:1
3rd 1.25:1 1.912:1
4th 0.94:1 1.446:1
5th 0.80:1 1.00:1
6th 0.746:1
Reverse 3.37 2.943:1
Final Drive
Automatic 3.51:1 (FWD & 4WD) 3.51:1 (FWD & 4WD)
Manual 4.13:1 (FWD)  
Front Independent MacPherson struts, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear Independent double-lateral, semi-trailing arm design and rear stabilizer bar
Type Rack and pinion with electric power assist
Ratio 17.5:1
Turning circle curb-to-curb 36.7 ft (16 inch wheel)
Type Four-wheel power brakes with standard 4-sensor, 4-channel anti lock braking system (ABS)
Front 11.9-in vented disc 11.9-in vented disc
Rear 10.0-in drum 10.0-in drum
Power assist Dual diaphragm
Base 16-inch aluminum, P235/70R16
Largest 17-inch chrome clad,P225/65R17