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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8i LX 5d (1995/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8i LX 5d (1995/N) - Owner Review

OK to drive, but handling isn't all that.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

5 out of 5

Cheap cars to buy and there are loads about.

Costs

4 out of 5

Cheap to buy and running costs are very cheap too.

Driving

3 out of 5

OK to drive, but handling isn't all that.

Performance

4 out of 5

Very good performance, but a bit sluggish at low speeds.

Reliability

2 out of 5

broke down on me once and have had a lot of problem like braking faults, tyre wear, water pump f*****, and a replacement key cost £70 because i did not have the master key and had to be reprogrammed

Image

3 out of 5

ok.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Good leg room and nice refinements, but can get a little uncomfortable.

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Insurance group: 17

Security

3 out of 5

OK, comes with immobiliser and anti-theft system, but locks are weak.

Service

3 out of 5

ok.

Problems

Bodywork
A little rust on the rear arches, but that's common.

Engine
Very good Zetec engine.

Gearbox
Excellent.

Other
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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