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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Cleaning aluminum wheels
- Promptly wipe the aluminum wheels clean of any kind of grime or agent. If dirt is left on too long, it may be difficult to clean off. - Do not use soap containing grit to clean the wheels. ...

Vehicle build date plate (Australia only)
This is the calendar month and year in which the body and power train assemblies were conjoined and the vehicle was driven from the production line. The vehicle built date is shown on the tyre pr ...

Removing and installing rear head restraints
WARNING Occupants should only travel sitting on seats which have the head restraints installed. In the event of an accident, this reduces the risk of injury for passengers seated in the rear ...