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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2009 FORD ESCAPE XLS
VIN: 1FMCU02729KD02110
4 DOOR WAGON/SPORT UTILITY
2.5L I4 FI
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM/FM CD/MP3, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights Optional, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts with automatic passenger sensor/rear dual air bags side
No accident/damage reported
No accident / damage reported to CARFAX
2 previous owners
Previous owners
Service information available
Service records available
Vehicle registration information
Types of owners: Commercial, Lease
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Above retail book value
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This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 11/14/12 at 7:36:43 AM (EST). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds ~ 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds ~ 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds ~ 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.

Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated
Owner 1 Owner 2
Year purchased 2009  2011 
Type of owner Commercial Lease
Estimated length of ownership 1 yr. 6 mo.  1 yr. 9 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provinces Michigan  Michigan 
Estimated miles driven per year 41,585/yr  39,766/yr 
Last reported odometer reading 60,384  130,427 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section
Owner 1 Owner 2
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
GUARANTEED - None of these major title problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). If you find that any of these title problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. Register | View Terms

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX
Owner 1 Owner 2
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
No accidents or damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
A current list of recalls is available at Ford Motor Company.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased: 2009
Type: Commercial
Where: Michigan
Est. miles/year: 41,585/yr
Est. length owned: 7/15/09 - 1/25/11
(1 yr. 6 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
06/29/2009     NICB   Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
07/15/2009   10   Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Laurel, NJ
Title #273X1960002  
Title or registration issued
First owner reported
Registered as commercial vehicle
08/29/2009   6,620   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
10/12/2009   11,556   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
11/21/2009   16,673   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
01/01/2010   21,000   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
02/02/2010     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Laurel, NJ
Title #273X1960002  
Title or registration issued
02/13/2010   26,078   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
03/31/2010   31,859   Service Facility   AIR system checked
Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
05/10/2010   35,841   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
06/18/2010   40,346   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
08/04/2010   44,991   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
Automatic transmission checked
11/15/2010   55,790   Service Facility   Brakes checked
Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
12/27/2010   60,384   Service Facility   AIR system checked
Brakes checked
Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
 
Owner 2
Purchased: 2011
Type: Lease
Where: Michigan
Est. miles/year: 39,766/yr
Est. length owned: 1/25/11 - present
(1 yr. 9 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
01/25/2011     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Laurel, NJ  
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
Registered as lease vehicle
  • Two states? Vehicle leasing companies often title a car in one state but register it to be driven in another.
05/04/2011   73,338   Service Facility   Electrical system checked
07/12/2011   80,422   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
10/05/2011   85,891   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
Electrical system checked
12/02/2011   95,565   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
01/10/2012   100,079   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
01/27/2012     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Laurel, NJ  
Registration issued or renewed
Registered as lease vehicle
03/12/2012   105,575   Service Facility   Fuel system checked
Lights checked
Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
04/18/2012   110,336   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
05/25/2012   115,065   Service Facility   AIR system checked
Lights checked
Oil and filter changed
07/12/2012   120,544   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
08/22/2012   124,773   Service Facility   Oil and filter changed
Tire condition and pressure checked
10/09/2012   130,427   Service Facility   AIR system checked
Oil and filter changed
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Glossary

CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
Commercial
Vehicle was registered for business purposes.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Ford or Lincoln Mercury Recall
The Ford Motor Company provides Carfax with recall information regarding safety, compliance and emissions programs announced since 2000 for a specific vehicle. For complete information regarding programs or concerns about this vehicle, please contact a local Ford or Lincoln Mercury Dealer.
Lease
When someone leases a car from a dealer, the dealer actually sells the vehicle to a leasing company. The leasing company then collects payments for the vehicle from the new owner for 24, 36, 48 or more months. A leasing company can be an independent car dealer or a car manufacturer.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1994 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.