Ford Escape: Cargo management system (if equipped) - Cargo Area Features - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Cargo management system (if equipped)

The cargo management system consists of two storage compartments located in the floor of the rear cargo area.

The larger, rearward, compartment is for customer storage. To open, lift the lid with the pull latch. The lid can be removed to allow for flexible storage. To close, lower the lid and press down at the latch area until you hear the latch engage. A pad lock or combination lock can be applied to use the lockable storage feature on the large customer storage bin.

The smaller compartment contains

The smaller compartment contains the jack kit. There is also extra storage space for customer use. The lid on the small compartment is accessible and secured by two snap features.

restrain objects during a collision with the lid removed. WARNING: This storage compartment is not designed to restrain objects during a collision with the lid removed.

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