Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 62. Chapters: Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Jeep CJ, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Honda Element, Opel Antara, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Liberty, Isuzu Wizard, Mitsubishi Outlander, Audi Q5, Dacia Duster, Land Rover Freelander, Dodge Nitro, Kia Sportage, Nissan Xterra, Mazda Tribute, Jeep Patriot, Saturn Vue, Mazda CX-7, Mercury Mariner, Jeep Compass, Nissan X-Trail, Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, SEAT Altea XL/Freetrack, Nissan Rogue, Isuzu VehiCROSS, BMW X1, Ford Kuga, Compact SUV, SsangYong Actyon, Honda Passport, SsangYong Kyron, Mazda CX-5, BMW F3. Excerpt: The Ford Escape is a compact SUV sold by the automaker Ford Motor Company introduced in 2000 as a 2001 model year and priced below the Ford Explorer. Although technically it's a crossover vehicle, it is marketed by Ford as part of its traditional SUV lineup (Escape, Explorer, Expedition) rather than its separate crossover lineup (Edge, Flex). The Escape was sold in Europe as the Ford Maverick. It was jointly developed with Mazda, in which Ford owned a controlling interest, and was released simultaneously with the Mazda Tribute. In the United States, Ford's Mercury division released a luxury version called the Mariner starting with the 2005 model year, but ended production in October 2010 as Ford ended the Mercury brand. A hybrid version of the Escape was released in 2004, making it the first hybrid SUV. The Escape is built on the Ford CD2 platform, which is in turn based on the Mazda GF platform, which was used by the Mazda 626. However, on June 23, 2010, it was announced that Ford will end production on the second generation Escape in 2011 and move production to its Louisville Assembly Plant in Louisville Kentucky, where it is slated to be succeeded by an American version of its European CUV counterpart, the Ford Kuga. The first generation Ford Escape ...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
|Title||:||Compact Suvs; Ford Escape, Honda Cr-V, Toyota Rav4, Jeep Cherokee, Honda Element, Toyota Fj Cruiser, Hyundai Santa Fe, Saturn Vue|
|Author||:||Source Wikipedia, Books LLC|
|Publisher||:||Books LLC, Wiki Series - 2010-05|