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'Consumer Reports' Praises Ford Escape

Consumer Reports has given big high-fives to Ford for its 2013 Escape, while giving a smack-down to the expensive plug-in hybrid electric sports car Fisker Karma. “With its redesign, the Escape has jumped into the top tier of small SUVs, competing well with the Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, and Honda CR-V," Consumer Reports said. The magazine shelled out over $107,000 for its own Karma, its most expensive outlay for a car. They said it has tight confines and limited visibility, and a badly designed touch-screen system makes the dash controls an ergonomic disaster. Will we see it on Craigslist?

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