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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    Reverse gear
    Never select Reverse (R) when the vehicle is in forward motion. Before selecting reverse gear, ensure the vehicle is stationary and the brakes are applied. Rotate to R. ...

    Towing eyes
    The towing eyes at the front and rear of the vehicle are designed for on-road recovery only. If they are used for any other purpose, it may result in vehicle damage and serious injury. The t ...