If you’re looking for a compact, affordable SUV, the 2004 Ford Escape offers plenty of appeal. In addition to smooth handling and a comfortable ride, the Escape also features a variety of options packages and flexible trim levels, including the XLS, the XLT and the Limited. All trims are available in either FWD or 4WD depending on your needs. The Base model comes standard with a 130 horsepower 2.0-liter engine and a 5-speed automatic transmission, while the XLT and Limited feature a 201 horsepower 3.0-liter V6. The Escape also features a long list of amenities.