According to tests conducted by Motor Trend magazine,

this technique results in a small SUV that can reach 60 miles per hour from rest in 8.1 seconds.

It also means that, because of the AWD system, it is prepared to handle

the constantly shifting road conditions that I come across in New England throughout the winter.

We received our first measurable snowfall in two seasons when the Ford Escape was parked in my driveway.

Escape Hybrid Offers Value for a Compact SUV