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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    Important safety notes
    Have the batteries changed at a qualified specialist workshop. WARNING Batteries contain toxic substances. Swallowing batteries can lead to serious health issues or death. Keep batteries out ...

    Selecting a source for the rear screens from the front center control panel
    An audio/video source for the rear screen(s) can be selected from the front center control panel. The same source can be selected for both rear screens or different sources can be selected for ...

    Engine break-in recommendations
    A long break-in period is not required for the engine and drivetrain (transmission and axle) in your vehicle. Drive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km). After the initial 60 miles (10 ...