National Geographic : 2004 Dec
ALL HYBRIDS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL. Unlike the competition's mild hybrids, which always require power from the gasoline engine, full hybrids - like the new Ford Escape Hybrid - have the ability to drive in electric-only mode at certain speeds. That means less trips to the gas station. 61% fewer smog-forming pollutants. 80% better fuel economy.* In fact, this SUV is the most fuel-efficient SUV out there. No, all hybrids are not created equal. On the road to a better future, some are born to lead the way. Fordvehicles.com/escapehybrid. ESCAPE HYBRID Earth's First Full Hybrid SUV. *Improved fuel economy and emissions data compared to Escape gasoline engine. Escape Hybrid EPA estimated 36 city/31 hwy mpg, front-wheel drive. Your actual mileage will vary depending on your driving habits.