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Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,406 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2019 Ford Escape seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2019 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 092022


  • 58,000 miles


The contact owned a 2019 Ford Escape. The contact stated while driving 20 mph and intersecting into the highway, a service van crashed into the front driver-side tire/bumper. The contact stated no air bags were deployed. The contact sustained bruises on her chest due to the seat belt and her husband had deep tissue injuries from his neck to his waist. The contact and her husband sought medical attention the following Monday from their medical physician. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not drivable. The insurance company deemed the vehicle a total loss. The vehicle was towed towing lot. The contact called the local dealer and made them aware of the failure. The manufacturer had not been informed of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 58,000.

- Ocean City, MD, USA

problem #3

Jan 112021


  • 23,000 miles
My wife was side swiped in our 2019 Ford Escape. The side curtain airbags and the driver's seat airbag deployed. The driver's seat airbag caught the left sleeve on fire. She was sitting still at a stop light waiting to turn left when she was side swiped.

- Fremont, NC, USA

problem #2

May 012020


  • 8,623 miles
The contact owned a 2019 Ford Escape. The contact stated while driving 35 mph, when the hill assist mode independently activated without being on a hill. The contact stated the vehicle started to apply the brakes independently causing the vehicle to hesitate. The contact also stated the steering wheel seized, causing her to lose control of the vehicle and crashed into a guard rail. The air bags did not deploy. The contact stated the front driver side seat belt pretensioner failed to engage, causing her to impact the dashboard/radio with her head. The contact stated medical attention was required due to the fact that she lost consciences and suffered a concussion. The contact also stated that she has a tingling sensation in both legs and has lost sensation in both arms. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an auto shop. The contact stated the insurance company deemed the vehicle totaled. The contact called local dealer ramp motors (4869 nesconset hwy, port jefferson station, NY 11776, (631) 473-1550) and has left a voicemail of the issue. The manufacturer had not been informed of the failure. The failure mileage was 8,623.

- Holtsville, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 272019


  • miles
In a head on collusion, he airbags failed to deploy in two separate accidents whereas I one of the incidents facial injury and chest injury occurred as a result

- Waxahachie, TX, USA

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