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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.3 Encore 5d (95) (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.3 Encore 5d (95) (1996/N) - Owner Review

Doesn't handle too well, but feels solid.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Dirt cheap to buy, but very basic.

Costs

5 out of 5

Very cheap on fuel and parts are cheap too.

Driving

2 out of 5

Doesn't handle too well, but feels solid.

Performance

1 out of 5

Very slow, 0-60 approx 18 seconds.

Reliability

5 out of 5

never had a single problem in 18 months of ownership

Image

1 out of 5

if you want a nice looking car, buy something else

Comfort

2 out of 5

Seats are poor.

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Insurance group: 9

Security

1 out of 5

No security, apart from Ford's PATS system.

Service

5 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
Slight rust on sill, bubbling on rear arches.

Engine
Engine is rock solid, tappy but very reliable.

Gearbox
-

Other
Just had to replace wearing parts, such as brakes etc.

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