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2012 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2012 Ford Escape Review

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2012 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

The standard safety package included anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, airbags, a rearview camera, and the Ford MyKey novice driver monitoring system. Also in the base 2012 Ford Escape will be air conditioning, cruise control on the steering wheel, and the SYNC system.

On this page you will find the 2012 Ford Escape owner’s manual, which you can view online in PDF-format or download for free to your PC or smartphone.

Price and competitors

A used Ford Escape III model (with mileage 25,000-230,000 km) can be found for $15,000 and below.

The Ford Escape competes among small crossovers with:

  • Reliable Honda CR-V;
  • Spacious Toyota RAV4;
  • Sports Mazda CX-5

Interior features

The 2012 Ford Escape simple and practical interior features an impressive variety of upholstery and seating materials, interesting design and updated functionality.
The interior seats 5 people, and the increased wheelbase (2.69 m) and trunk (971 l) make the car more spacious and roomy.

The driver’s seat, like the front passenger’s, has a wide range of settings. The sports-style steering wheel is equipped with multimedia buttons. On the front panel of the basic version there is a multifunction display (4.2″), a radio, an audio system with a CD and six speakers with connections for external devices.

The Titanium version will offer improved leather upholstery, the MyFord Touch touchscreen system with an 8-inch multimedia display, a Sony audio system with 10 speakers and atmospheric lighting.

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Common reasons that the 2012 Ford Escape will not start are a dead battery, a starter or alternator malfunction.

1) The simplest one can be seen on the windshield on the driver's side - at the very bottom.
2) The Vin number is also stamped in the front passenger floor under the trim.
These are the most common places where you can see the VIN code of a Ford. If you can't find the 2012 Ford Escape VIN number, look in the owner's manual.

Every 2012 Ford Escape requires maintenance at least once a year or approximately every 10,000 miles, you can find out exactly in the owner's manual for your car.

Your 2012 Ford Escape should have tires replaced approximately every 4 years or approximately 30,000 miles, and it is recommended that tires be checked periodically for wear and damage.

Batteries wear out for many reasons, there is no ideal time frame, but on average, replace the battery in your 2012 Ford Escape every 4 years.

Yes, of course you can do that! Click on the Download button in the menu above the user manual.

Yes, you can download it absolutely free in PDF format or print the necessary pages using the menu above the user manual.