Ford Escape: Overhead console (if equipped) - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Overhead console (if equipped)

The appearance of your vehicle’s overhead console will vary according to your option package.

Storage compartment (if equipped)

Press the release on the door to open the storage compartment.

The storage compartment may be used to secure sunglasses or a similar object.

Electronic compass (if equipped)

    Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
    Lift the mirror cover to turn on the visor mirror lamp. Slide-on-rod feature Rotate the visor towards the side window and extend it rearward for additional sunlight coverage. Note: To stow t ...

    Electronic compass (if equipped)
    The compass heading is displayed in the center stack display. The compass reading may be affected when you drive near large buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broadcast antenna. Magnetic ...

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    Driving the vehicle
    The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driving. ■ Starting the engine ■ Driving 1 With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to D. 2 Release the parking ...

    Drive sensibly – save fuel
    Observe the following tips to save fuel: The tires should always be inflated to the recommended tire pressure. Remove unnecessary loads. Remove roof racks when they are not needed. Warm up t ...

    How the System Works
    URPA comes on automatically when the shift lever is moved into R (Reverse). A single tone sounds to indicate the system is working. URPA operates only at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). An obstac ...