Production of salable ’04 Ford Escapes is underway at Ford Motor Co.’s assembly plant in Avon Lake, OH, with the official Job 1 scheduled for July. Ohio Assembly is expected to build at least 45,000 units of the cross/utility vehicle annually. Next year, it adds the ’05 Mercury Mariner, which will share the U204 platform with Escape and Mazda Tribute. ’04 Ford Escape adds cladding, redesigned fascia. New for ’04 models, the Escape offers the “Limited Luxury Comfort Package,” ...
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