2012 Ford Escape ZD

2012 Ford Escape ZD Specifications

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About the 2012 Ford Escape ZD

The 2012 Ford Escape ZD is a four-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/04/2008 classified as a ZD. The Escape is regarded as a SUV compact built in TAIWAN with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$10,900.

The Escape is a four-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 2.3L INLINE 4 engine that has 109 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 199 Nm of torque (at 4000 rpm) via a Four-speed Automatic. FORD claims the Escape ZD uses 10.5L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 250g of CO2. It has a 61L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 581km per full tank.

The Escape measures 1760mm (69.3 inches) in height, 4470mm (176.0 inches) in length, 1825mm (71.9 inches) in width with a 2620mm (103.1 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1574kg (3470.1 lbs) of unladen weight. The Escape ZD comes standard with 215/70 R16 front tyres and 215/70 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Ford Escape ZD has a 205mm ground clearance with a 1000kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 4.375.

The Escape has received a 4 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Eng Scuttle. An example VIN number would be similar to LFAYLZTNX12123456.


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Ford Escape ZD Details
Used Price From DealerA$10,900
Trade-In ValueA$7,700
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/04/2008
Discontinued date31/01/2012
Drive type4WD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
Compliance plate locationPass Side Eng Scuttle
VIN ExampleLFAYLZTNX12123456
Country of originTAIWAN
Safety ANCAP rating4 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Ford Escape ZD Engine Specifications
Size2260cc, 2.3L
Power @ RPM 109kW @ 6000rpm (146.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM199Nm @ 4000rpm (146.8 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio9.7
Power/weight ratio69.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke87.5mm × 94mm (3.4in × 3.7in)
Ford Escape ZD Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFour-speed Automatic
Drive typefour-wheel drive
Turning circle10.8m (35.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/70 R16 - 7x16
Rear tyre & wheel size215/70 R16 - 7x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring
Ford Escape ZD Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity61L
Fuel consumption (combined average)10.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range581.0km (361.0 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)250g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Ford Escape ZD Dimensions
Length4470mm (176.0 inches)
Width1825mm (71.9 inches)
Height1760mm (69.3 inches)
Wheelbase2620mm (103.1 inches)
Front track1550mm (61.0 inches)
Rear track1530mm (60.2 inches)
Ground clearance205mm (8.1 inches)
Unladen weight1574kg (3470.1 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass1986kg (4378.4 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Ford Escape ZD Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1000kg (2204.6 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Ford Escape ZD Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Ford Escape ZD Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Ford Escape ZD Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Automatic Air Con / Climate Control
  • 16 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 4 Speakers
  • Roof Racks
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
Optional Features-