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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Cabaret 5d (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Cabaret 5d (1996/N) - Owner Review

Good in town, great on motorways.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Cheap to buy

Costs

4 out of 5

About 8 miles per litre, cheap to service, but not at the main dealer

Driving

4 out of 5

Good in town, great on motorways.

Performance

4 out of 5

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Reliability

5 out of 5

Never break down, but I service it religously.

Image

4 out of 5

Still looks great to me and to my friends.

Comfort

4 out of 5

I am average size and I found it quite comfy, but to get in or out could be problem for taller people

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Insurance group: 15

Security

4 out of 5

Alarm and immobiliser are standard, once they try to get in it and the alarm send them off

Service

4 out of 5

I bought it with one year warranty and the service was great and brisk, but after that I service it at any garage so it is cheaper

Problems

Bodywork
Sight rust at rear wheel arch

Engine
Cam belt changed at 50K miles, standard service

Gearbox
No problem so far

Other
Wear and tear stuff has to be replaced like any other car (exhust, some bolts, rear wheel cyl). Electric; I changed steering light switch. in general not much

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