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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Ghia 5d (AC) (1998/S)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Ghia 5d (AC) (1998/S) - Owner Review

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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

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Costs

4 out of 5

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Driving

4 out of 5

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Performance

3 out of 5

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Reliability

5 out of 5

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Image

3 out of 5

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Comfort

4 out of 5

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Insurance group: 15

Security

2 out of 5

Ford alarm is rubbish... fit cat 1.

Service

1 out of 5

Ford overcharges for servicing. Build quality poor.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
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Other
Wishbones are poor design and bushes wear easily. Engine is underpowered and strangled by small valves, but can be improved by fitting 1.8 throttle body assembly which is a straight fit. K&N 57i induction kit helps, as does a Powerflow stainless exhaust.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes