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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8 Si 5d (1997/R)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8 Si 5d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Smooth and quiet.
4

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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Good value for money overall.

Costs

4 out of 5

Newer Zetec parts seem expensive.

Driving

4 out of 5

Smooth and quiet.

Performance

4 out of 5

Not a patch on RS2000 or Cosworth but no slouch either.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Depends on how you drive it I guess?

Image

3 out of 5

It's really only an Escort.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Sports seats supportive. Can be a bit harsh in the back.

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Security

4 out of 5

It's Category 2 equipped from the factory.

Service

3 out of 5

Do like to take their time about things.

Problems

Bodywork
Some stone chips.

Engine
Erratic idle occasionally, due to idle speed control valve which can be fixed easily enough.

Gearbox
-

Other
Fuel pump failed at 48k miles. Temperature sender failed at 25k miles.

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