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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 5d (1992/J)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 5d (1992/J) - Owner Review

A surprisingly good drive.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

3 out of 5

The car gives good value.

Costs

3 out of 5

A bargain 2nd hand car if well kept.

Driving

3 out of 5

A surprisingly good drive.

Performance

4 out of 5

Has stability and enough power to hold its own.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Generally reliable if maintained well.

Image

3 out of 5

Has a look that deserves credibility.

Comfort

2 out of 5

Difficult to find a comfy driving position in at first.

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Insurance group: 15

Security

2 out of 5

Poor standard security, remote central locking and better alarm, immobiliser required.

Service

1 out of 5

Avoid Hartwell Ford if possible.

Problems

Bodywork
No problems. Just be careful of minor scratches and use touch up paint if there are any present.

Engine
Apart from the sticky valve syndrome, a very good engine.

Gearbox
Can be awkward to get into reverse.

Other
No other major problems.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes