high mileage cars

  • 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid owned by Bayer Protective Services, Sacramento, CA

    If you ever had any doubt that hybrids were durable--and many people do--here's a case study to set your mind at ease. A white base-model 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid has just crossed 500,000 miles, which possibly makes it the highest-mileage Escape Hybrid on the road. That's much higher than the Escape Hybrids with 300,000 miles of taxi service in San Francisco--at which point they were retired. Bayer Protective Services, a private security-patrol company in Sacramento, California, owns the hybrid Escape--known as Car 804. It's part of the company's fleet of Ford Escapes--both hybrid and regular...

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