Squint wrote:tankinbeans wrote:Sonofabiscuit. I like the Escape too, but think it's offered with a manual, although I've heard that the 1.6 turbo offers one. I wouldn't want to try and deal with a turbo though. Are there any other options that I could look at in several years?
Doing a swap
If Olie were in better shape, he has 16 year old car issues - most of which probably aren't worth addressing at this point - I would seriously think about it. Oh, and a more efficient engine. 15 is fine for some, but not for me (full time).