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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i L 5d (1993/K)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i L 5d (1993/K) - Owner Review

Not too bad, easy to drive, handles fairly well.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

3 out of 5

Average, can pick them up fairly cheap.

Costs

4 out of 5

Parts very cheap, fairly good economy.

Driving

3 out of 5

Not too bad, easy to drive, handles fairly well.

Performance

2 out of 5

1.4 is fairly sluggish - better of with at least a 1.6.

Reliability

2 out of 5

Not perfect but still cheap to fix.

Image

3 out of 5

Not the best looking car, but can't complain for the money. Easy to modify (if you're into that sort of thing).

Comfort

3 out of 5

About average. No complaints really.

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Security

2 out of 5

Alarm isn't great and must be fairly easy to break in to, although mine's still here.

Service

1 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
Bit of rust, fairly cheap parts though if there is any damage.

Engine
New potentiometer and alternator fitted. Quite cheap though.

Gearbox
-

Other
Heater went, problem with Fuse box, apparently is quite a common fault on Mk5 Escort.

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