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Motor Trend 2017 Ford Escape 2.0 EcoBoost AWD First Test

Postby MadMax - October 4th, 2016, 9:39 am

Good reading on a loaded ($39010) Escape

http://www.motortrend.com/cars/ford/esc ... st-review/
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Re: Motor Trend 2017 Ford Escape 2.0 EcoBoost AWD First Test

Postby Charles - October 4th, 2016, 10:05 am

Interesting article. Also found interesting why an AWD vehicle had a 58% front / 42% rear weight distribution. Thought it would be closer to 50% / 50%. :shrug:
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Re: Motor Trend 2017 Ford Escape 2.0 EcoBoost AWD First Test

Postby MadMax - October 4th, 2016, 10:48 am

Charles wrote:Interesting article. Also found interesting why an AWD vehicle had a 58% front / 42% rear weight distribution. Thought it would be closer to 50% / 50%. :shrug:


Why, most of the weight is still in the front? :shrug:
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