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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i Ghia X 5d Auto (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i Ghia X 5d Auto (1996/N) - Owner Review

Precise and pleasant
2

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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

2 out of 5

Great value/money ratio, Ghia versions have great equipment

Costs

2 out of 5

Parts are rather cheap, fuel comsumption highly dependent on driver's style

Driving

1 out of 5

Precise and pleasant

Performance

2 out of 5

Very lively for 2 passengers, full car results in medium performance

Reliability

2 out of 5

Nothing serious, minor electrical troubles

Image

3 out of 5

Not bad, but nothing eccentric if you need to catch attention do some tunning…

Comfort

3 out of 5

Sporty-oriented, thus a bit harder, may bother on uneven roads

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Security

3 out of 5

In countries, where Fords are not produced, different keys are an advantage together with immobiliser sufficiently protects the car

Service

2 out of 5

Ford service is very good, but 50% more expensive than other service companies.

Problems

Bodywork
Small rusted spots around wheels - result of missing mud catchers

Engine
Just great low consumption at moderate speeds (up to 3000rpm) or great performance for reasonable comsumption (above 4000rpm)

Gearbox
Superb, never used any more precise box

Other
Uneven brake discs, rusty exhaust, worn shock absorbers…

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