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.

3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,000 miles

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2007 Ford Escape lights problems

lights problem

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2007 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 302015

Escape

  • 42,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The passenger rear right brake/tail bulb went out, when I went to replace the bulb I found that the socket was burned, very dark brown splotchy areas, and had a distinctive odor. I checked the left, driver side and found that the socket on that brake/tail light was also turning brown at the pin site. It concerns me that I am finding this issue to be a consistent problem around the internet.

- Albany, OR, USA

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