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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i 5d (1994/L)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i 5d (1994/L) - Owner Review

Average. Steering heavy and vague. Comfort OK.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

3 out of 5

Average car, cheap prices.

Costs

3 out of 5

Parts are dirt cheap, but fuel economy v. poor (mine averaged 24mpg).

Driving

3 out of 5

Average. Steering heavy and vague. Comfort OK.

Performance

1 out of 5

Burns fuel like a V6, but performs like a moped.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Average again. Engine OK but weak suspension joints.

Image

4 out of 5

Good for age of car.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Spacious and fairly comfortable.

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Security

2 out of 5

No alarm or immobiliser and locks are weak.

Service

1 out of 5

Never used them. Did my own servicing.

Problems

Bodywork
Trim rattles. Not much else.

Engine
Poor starting when cold.

Gearbox
-

Other
Indicator stalks failed regularly.

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