The All-New 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid and Parts, the first Hybrid Vehicle of Its Class

Written by Jenny McLane

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The American hybrid requires no plug. The battery is a sealed nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rated at 330 volts, which automatically recharges during long stops or whenrepparttar gas-engine is running. Its battery performance is likerepparttar 139502 typical V-6 in terms of speed and acceleration. It usesrepparttar 139503 electronically controlled, continuously variable transmission (eCVT), which harnesses internal combustion and electric power sources to driverepparttar 139504 wheels. Fuel economy increases by 75% in city driving, consuming at about, 36 mpg in city driving and 31 mpg onrepparttar 139505 highway, better than what Ford expected.

For more information aboutrepparttar 139506 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid, or to its purchase parts, visit . You can also check out other Ford models likerepparttar 139507 Ford Aerostar, Aspire, Bronco, Club, Contour, Country, Courier, Clestline, Escort, Expedition, F-series, and other ford vehicles.

Jenny McLane is a 36 year old native of Iowa and has a knack for research on cars and anything and everything about it. She works full time as a Market Analyst for one of the leading car parts suppliers in the country today.

A Car Resale Value - A Car Buying Guide

Written by John G. Nuble

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- Look for technological adaptability when buying cars. Take heed from future-minded car manufacturers that make simple cars that can house future technological advances.

- Take a look atrepparttar prospect ten years later when buying cars. Think if it fitsrepparttar 139245 baseline profile of its type: compact, sports, luxury, SUV etc. In short, know what buyers expect from these types of cars.

- Don't go wild with it. A souped up vinyl tattered car is a hard sell. Think about this before buying a car that costs more and you plan to turn into a customized bullet.

- Keep your region in mind. Certain features and styles are expected in certain regions dependent onrepparttar 139246 terrain and lifestyle. Why settle for buying a compact car in a mountain filled county?

- Despiterepparttar 139247 rising costs of fuel world wide, it is still a safe bet to decide on buying a car that has a bigger engine. The logic of which still escapes some.

- Beware of monthly payments for navigation systems and in car communications systems when buying cars. Finally, learn to buy a car that you'll enjoy. Financial advice is wise, but worthless if you ride a vehicle you didn't want to be caught dead in when you were still fantasizing about buying your car.

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