Hybrid Cars - Alternative Energy

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Hybrid Cars - Alternative Energy


"Hybrid Nation"

Monday, August 14, 2006

Ford's overlooked hybrid makes new strides

Arguably, one of the best things the Ford Escape Hybrid has going for it is the name recognition that comes from belonging to the popular Escape gang.

That may also be its big drawback.

Since the car-based utility wagon made its debut as a 2001 model, it has been one of Ford's few recent success stories. But as the design has aged, demand has softened. The hybrid arrived as a 2005 model in a dated body.

Further, while gasoline-powered Escapes start below $20,000, the all-wheel-drive hybrid version is some 40 percent more expensive -- $27,820 and up.

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