Ford Escape Hybrid Overview

By: Thomas Jones

With the high interests of fuel-efficient vehicles in the car industry the Ford Motor Company finds itself in a quick race to fall into the category, however with a slightly different approach. Entering with an immediate turnover, Ford introduced a sports utility, this being the first of its kind we've ever seen.

Compared to with the Ford Escape which is an SUV, it's evident that the hybrid was designed around this vehicle, maintaining that the only difference being that it uses an electric and a fuel engine in accordance which enhances the idea completely.

Being the initial SUV vehicle with hybrid technology to enter the industry, the Ford Escape Hybrid maintains a luxurious aspect to it. Developed at Ford's factory in Kansas City, it retains many of the aspects of the Mercury Mariner Hybrid, also developed by Ford. Indifferently the Ford Escape Hybrid takes the lead as Ford's SUV with the greater prospect of fuel-efficiency.

Because the Ford Escape Hybrid is a hardcore hybrid vehicle, it maintains the power to, without any complications and time-waste, maneuver between gasoline and electric power. Retaining the regenerative braking system found in other competing hybrids, the Ford Escape Hybrid also incorporates a system whereby the vehicle can produce both electric and fuel-emitting power simultaneously to increase and obtain highest performances possible by the car. The regenerative braking system, identically similar to that found in other hybrids uses a process to convert mechanical energy and charge the electrical motor with the simple act of the driver using the brakes to slow down when in motion.

Ford Motor has implemented many cost-saving ideas to promote the car's reliability and worthiness, from a two-thousand dollar cash-back on certain deals, to one-thousand dollar rebates without incentive on finance-approved deals. Ford intends to keep on promoting the Ford Escape Hybrid, expecting that a sturdy and recurring rise in sales by reducing costs would standardize, if not strengthen its rise in the car sales industry, as this method is especially accustomed to North Americans.

Edmunds, which is a market research company evaluated and significantly outlines the industry's interest in the Ford Escape Hybrid SUV. In an evaluation the vehicle proved to be cost-efficient, retaining that a buyer would be able to cover costs within 3 years - and this is due to the fuel-efficiency whereby maintaining less expenses to the average car user. The continuous rise in fuel prices admits the car further into popularity among car buyers in today's industry.

Considering the various stats which outline the Ford Escape Hybrid in positive light, buyers would inevitably flock to experience the idea of the hybrid SUV. Titled the Truck of the Year in 2005 by the North American Auto Show, and even awarded in recognition as the eleventh greenest vehicle by the American Count for an Energy Efficient Economy, the Ford Escape Hybrid would surely impress the hybrid car market.

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