A compact crossover, the Escape that was mutually developed by both Ford and Mazda is being sold in the market since the year 2000. Sold also as Mazda Tribute and Mercury Mariner (Mercury is one of the luxury car divisions of Ford), a gasoline-electric hybrid model was launched in the year 2005. It was in the same year that a number of Ford Escape Hybrid was sold to several countries in the world to be used as Taxis.
The city of Chicago was one of the cities that used this model as taxicabs.
|- Premium collectible|
|- Licensed product|
|- Material: ZAMAC (zinc alloy), Rubber and Plastic|
|- Non-opening model|
|- On plinth (platform base)|
|Box Dimension (in inches)||6 x 3 x 3|