November 7, 2006
Ford Escape sales top one million mark
Ford Escape. Click image to enlarge
Dearborn, Michigan – Ford has announced that it has sold more than one million Escapes since the vehicle’s introduction in November 2000, making it the best-selling small SUV on the market. Ford says the Escape has also been the industry’s best-selling crossover of any size for the past six years.
The Escape sold 164,184 units in the 2001 calendar year, its first year of production. It is offered in a four-cylinder or V6 engine configuration, and in 2004 was also introduced as a gasoline/electric hybrid.
The Escape will be redesigned for 2008 and will be unveiled at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show on November 29, 2006.