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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 5d (1995/M)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 5d (1995/M) - Owner Review

Hugs the road. Never even tried to slide away from me, though breaks could be better with ABS.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Quite a few extras for what it cost! E/W C/L S/R PAS

Costs

4 out of 5

Cheap to insure - only group 7!!!! Good on petrol - 38mpg round town!

Driving

4 out of 5

Hugs the road. Never even tried to slide away from me, though breaks could be better with ABS.

Performance

5 out of 5

Very quick for only a 1.6. Will blast most cars off the road including most 1.8s.

Reliability

5 out of 5

A1. Needed a wheel bearing only in over 16,000 miles!

Image

3 out of 5

Looks old and loads about.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Very comfortable on long hauls. Good driving position with plenty of movement of drivers seat and the back seats are great (never one complaint from back passengers).

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Insurance group: 15

Security

2 out of 5

Locks could be a lot better. When double locking is on, it is sometimes hard to get back into the car.

Service

1 out of 5

Local Ford dealer is a cow boy would never use them!!!!

Problems

Bodywork
Good

Engine
Good

Gearbox
Good

Other
Good

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