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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i Mexico 3d (1995/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6i Mexico 3d (1995/N) - Owner Review

Rattles. Understeers. Brakes fade.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

3 out of 5

Reasonable value, although depreciation heavy.

Costs

4 out of 5

Cheap to maintain, although insurers really hate the Mexico.

Driving

2 out of 5

Rattles. Understeers. Brakes fade.

Performance

3 out of 5

As expected for a 1.6, nippy but not sparkling.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Mechanically ok. Look out for Worn locks and gearbox bearings.

Image

2 out of 5

A bit dull - and see far too many of them!

Comfort

4 out of 5

Surprisingly comfortable. Good for long trips and around town.

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Insurance group: 17

Security

2 out of 5

Ford immobiliser ok. Had Cat 1 fitted as well.

Service

5 out of 5

Ford / Rapidfit very accomodating.

Problems

Bodywork
Seems to be fine.

Engine
No problems

Gearbox
Watch gearbox bearings.

Other
Worn locks (usually drivers door and ignition). Seat trim wears.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No