Ford Escape: Vehicle characteristics - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Vehicle characteristics

Notice to utility vehicle and truck owners
Utility vehicles and trucks handle differently than passenger cars in the various driving conditions that are encountered on streets, highways and off-road. Utility vehicles and trucks are not de ...

4WD system (if equipped)
Your vehicle may be equipped with a four-wheel drive (4WD) system. With the 4WD option, power will be delivered to the front wheels and distributed to the rear wheels as needed. This increases tra ...

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Folding front passenger’s seat (if so equipped)
Folding front passenger’s seat (if so equipped) The front passenger’s seatback can be folded down. Some long objects may be loaded in the vehicle when the rear seats are also folded dow ...

Wheel changing safety
Before raising the vehicle or changing a wheel, ensure that you read and comply with the following warnings. Always find a safe place to stop, off the highway and away from traffic. Ensure tha ...

SRS airbags
The SRS airbags inflate when the vehicle is subjected to certain types of severe impacts that may cause significant injury to the occupants. They work together with the seat belts to help reduce the ...