2. Ford Escape (1.6L EcoBoost)
The Ford Escape powered by the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine has its fair share of reliability issues according to Consumer Reports. The 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine is available on the SE trim which has a starting price of $26,445. The 1.6-liter EcoBoost is good for 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque while offering 23 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway in front-wheel drive form. All-wheel drive owners will see 22-mpg city, 30-mpg highway.
You can read AutoGuide‘s review of the Ford Escape here.