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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i Encore 5d (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4i Encore 5d (1996/N) - Owner Review

Nice drive, quite relaxed posistion. Gear change can be a bit jumpy.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Very cheap parts, easy to service yourself.

Costs

4 out of 5

Cheap second hand and parts are cheap. MPG is average.

Driving

3 out of 5

Nice drive, quite relaxed posistion. Gear change can be a bit jumpy.

Performance

3 out of 5

Good acceleration until 60mph then it is a bit sluggish.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Starts first time every time, even when we had -10 frosts.

Image

3 out of 5

It's a Ford Escort! But I like it, I'm only 17.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Seats are a little hard but you can drive for a few hours without pain.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

3 out of 5

Locks are a bit poor, but I haven't had mine nicked yet.

Service

1 out of 5

Serviced myself only paid £100 parts, new cambelt, new brakes.

Problems

Bodywork
Arches rusty but I have sorted them very easily.

Engine
Starts 1st time no problemos.

Gearbox
Can be a bit clumsy but it might be me!

Other
Rear suspension squeaks a bit.

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