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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 3d (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i LX 3d (1996/N) - Owner Review

Steering too light, but easy to control.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

Lots of car for the outlay.

Costs

4 out of 5

Cheap to run. Good on fuel at 38mpg.

Driving

4 out of 5

Steering too light, but easy to control.

Performance

1 out of 5

Lacks low down go but good for motorways.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Faultless in 18000 miles.

Image

3 out of 5

Colour is important.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Good, but being tall, knees rub on doors.

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Insurance group: 15

Security

4 out of 5

Standard alarm and immobiliser.

Service

1 out of 5

Work for a dealer (not Ford) so unable to comment.

Problems

Bodywork
Rust spots on arches.

Engine
None. Very tight. Uses no oil.

Gearbox
Slick and light.

Other
Eats track control arms and not too good on front tyres.

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