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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4 L Business 5d (1995/M)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.4 L Business 5d (1995/M) - Owner Review

Lurchy handling.
3

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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

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Costs

3 out of 5

Cheap parts/service, but fuel economy terrible.

Driving

2 out of 5

Lurchy handling.

Performance

1 out of 5

Terribly underpowered by weak engine.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Catalytic converter went at 59K, but otherwise good.

Image

3 out of 5

Fairly dull now, but remains the last body shape.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Seats OK. No steering column adjustment.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

3 out of 5

Not tested.

Service

1 out of 5

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Problems

Bodywork
Rust just starting to become a problem.

Engine
Extremely sluggish and thirsty (about 31 MPG!!!)

Gearbox
Fine, but quite a wide gap between gears.

Other
Engine far to weak for the car.

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