Frank W., Dyer, Ind.

The XLT has more standard equipment to justify its higher starting price — $24,045 versus $21,020 for the XLS  — and more optional features. A key difference is that on front-drive versions, a five-speed manual transmission is standard on the XLS, and a six-speed automatic is a $1,210 option. The automatic is standard on the XLT, which also comes with standard amenities such as Sirius satellite radio with a free six-month subscription, steering-wheel audio controls, a delay-off feature for the headlights and a trip computer. Those features are optional or not available on the XLS.

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Among the options available on the XLT that you can’t get on the XLS are a power moonroof, towing package and leather seats. You can browse and compare all the standard and optional features for Escape models here.

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Answered by Rick Popely on June 29, 2010 in Ford , Ford Escape | Permalink

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