Ford Escape: Basic operating principles - Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System (if equipped) - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Basic operating principles

• Drive slower in strong crosswinds which can affect the normal steering characteristics of your vehicle.
• Be extremely careful when driving on pavement made slippery by loose sand, water, gravel, snow or ice.

    How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
    Truck and utility vehicles can differ from some other vehicles. Your vehicle may be higher to allow it to travel over rough terrain without getting hung up or damaging underbody components. The d ...

    If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
    • If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement, slow down, but avoid severe brake application, ease the vehicle back onto the pavement only after reducing your speed. Do not turn the steering ...

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    Introduction
    The infotainment system's voice control feature enables the driver to voice-activate certain functions in a Bluetooth®-connected cell phone or the navigation system. NOTE • The information ...

    Speedometer with segments
    The segments in the speedometer indicate which speed range is available. Cruise control () activated: The segments light up from the stored speed to the maximum speed. ...

    Bottle holders
    Front seat Second seat Third seat CAUTION ■Items unsuitable for the bottle holder Do not place anything other than a bottle in the bottle holders. Other items may be thrown out of th ...