2008 Ford Escape Tow Capacity

2008 Ford Escape Tow Capacity

If you are looking to know the 2008 Ford Escape Tow Capacity of your Ford Escape, you just got lucky because you are on the right page. If you are about to pull a trailer, camper, RV or even a boat this information is just for you as it will serve as a towing guide to you so as not to ruin your vehicle by towing more than it should.

Towing capacity itself is simply the Towing capacity is the maximum amount of weight your vehicle can tow when pulling a trailer. Vehicle towing capacity or ability varies from manufacturer to manufacturer and between models and trims.

2008 Ford Escape Tow Capacity

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Maximum Cargo Capacity 66.3 cu.ft.
Maximum Towing Capacity 3500 lbs.
Overall Width Without Mirrors 71.1 in.
Rear Track 60.4 in.
Wheel Base 103.1 in.

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2008 Ford Escape Towing overview

The Ford Escape is a smaller SUV that has existed since about 2001 and I decided to write a simplified wing-cable plan for the Escape. I broken out the numbers down in the age of the model and listed some of the most important aspects of the tow capacity specs.

Overall capacity for the escape not really affected by the drivetrain configuration although it modified GCWR a little – a little thought considering the additional weight of the transfer. There were 5 different groupings ‘of years which offered some different engines which I divided in Tables below.

Year Make Model Towing capacity Engine Type
2008 Ford Escape 3500 lbs. 2.5L I-4/1.5L/2.0L
2009 Ford Escape 3500 lb. 2.5L l4/3.0L V6
2010 Ford Escape 1,052 to 1,123 lbs. 2.5L l4/3.0L V6
2011 Ford Escape 1,500 lbs. 2.5L l4/3.0L V6
2012 Ford Escape 1,500 lbs. 2.5L l4/3.0L V6
2013 Ford Escape 1,500 lbs. 2.5L l4/3.0L V6
2014 Ford Escape 1,500 lbs. 1.6 L4/2.5 L4/2.0 L4
2015 Ford Escape 1,500 lbs. 1.6 L4/2.5 L4/2.0 L4
2016 Ford Escape 3500 lb. 1.6 L4/2.5 L4/2.0 L4
2017 Ford Escape 1500 to 3500 lb. 1.6 L4/2.5 L4/2.0 L4
2018 Ford Escape 3500 lb. 1.6 L4/2.5 L4/2.0 L4

2008 Ford Escape Engine Options

2008 Ford Escape Engine Options

Base Engine Size 3.0 l
Base Engine Type Gas
Cam Type Double overhead cam (dohc)
Cylinders V6
Horsepower 200 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 193 lb-ft @ 4850 rpm
Turning Circle 36.7 ft.
Valves 24

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