ford escape


The big, old, and slow SUVs of years past are, well… in the past. From a willingness to suffer poor gas mileage for the sake of power and size to recognition as some of the top performers all around, we’ve come a long way since the SUV class rose to popularity. Between 1975 and 1985, average fuel economy for light trucks increased from 11.6┬áto 19.5 miles per gallon. Nowadays, we scoff at 19.5: modern SUVs…