It's helpful to know how much fuel you should put into your SUV before visiting the gas station. That way, you’ll know how much you’ll need (and what you’ll have to spend) to fill the tank halfway (or just enough to get home).
How big is the gas tank on a 2010 Ford Escape?
How to check your 2010 Ford Escape’s gas tank size
There are a few easy ways to measure the size of your car’s fuel tank on your own.
Simple math is all it takes. You’ll need a measuring tape to measure the width, length, and height of the Escape's gas tank. Multiply all three and divide by 231 (the number of cubic inches in a gallon) to get the volume in gallons.
Check your owner’s manual
Drive till empty, then fill it up
If you're feeling lucky, you could always drive your Ford Escape until the gas gauge reaches empty before filling it up. You won't get an exact measurement unless your car runs out right at the pump, but you'll have a good idea. Just make sure to time it right!
How to save on fuel costs in a Ford Escape
According to Ford, the Escape averages 22 mpg combined (that's based on city/highway ratings of 20/26 mpg). That's about what we expect from most SUVs. With that kind of fuel economy, you should be able to travel about 363 miles before needing a refill.
However, if you're trying to cut costs, here are a few tips:
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