Ford Escape: Measuring techniques - Essentials of good fuel economy - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Measuring techniques

Your best source of information about actual fuel economy is you, the driver. You must gather information as accurately and consistently as possible. Fuel expense, frequency of fill-ups or fuel gauge readings are NOT accurate as a measure of fuel economy. We do not recommend taking fuel economy measurements during the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of driving (engine break-in period). You will get a more accurate measurement after 2,000 miles–3,000 miles (3,000 km–5,000 km).

    Filling the tank
    The advertised fuel capacity of the fuel tank on your vehicle is equal to the rated refill capacity of the fuel tank as listed in the Maintenance product specifications and capacities section of thi ...

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    Map/Reading Lights
    These lights are mounted between the sun visors on the overhead console and above the rear doors by the grab handles. Each light is turned on by pressing the lens. Press the lens a second time to ...

    Symbols and messages in the display
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    Back door
    The back door can be opened using the back door handle. The back door can be locked and unlocked using the wireless remote control, entry function (vehicles with smart key system) or door lock switc ...