- August 22: Ford Recalls Vehicles With Leaking Gas Tanks and Flying Roof Glass
- August 17: Ford Recalls 160,000 Escape and Focus ST Vehicles For Erratic Engines
- August 14: Ford Recalls 83,000 Vehicles Because of One Small C-Clip
- August 8: Ford Recalls Vans and SUVs for Leaking Brake Fluid and Bubbly Windshields
- July 17: Ford Lawsuit Claims Steering Defects in Ford Fusion and Focus Cars
2007 Ford Escape
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2007 Ford Escape looks pretty good compared to other Ford Escape model years, but still has a trend of transmission problems, so it's not a model year we can recommend.
Also the base model Escape did not come with side airbags so it received a "Poor" rating from the IIHS for side impact protection. Other similar 2007 models like the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V & Hyundai Santa Fe scored far better.
Worst 2007 Escape Problems by Category
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- transmission problems31NHTSA complaints: 7
- engine problems21NHTSA complaints: 49
- windows / windshield problems11NHTSA complaints: 6
- brakes problems6NHTSA complaints: 25
- electrical problems6NHTSA complaints: 6
- fuel system problems5NHTSA complaints: 14
- drivetrain problems4NHTSA complaints: 10
- AC / heater problems3
- body / paint problems3NHTSA complaints: 1
- steering problems3NHTSA complaints: 6
- wheels / hubs problems3NHTSA complaints: 7
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- interior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- exhaust system problems1
- suspension problems1NHTSA complaints: 6
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 15
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 5
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