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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Cabaret 5d (1996/N)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Cabaret 5d (1996/N) - Owner Review

The 1.6I 16V engine is fast. Good drive at speed.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

3 out of 5

The Cabaret has a good basic spec. P/A/S, E/F/W,C/L.sunfoof, alloys.

Costs

3 out of 5

Not bad.

Driving

3 out of 5

The 1.6I 16V engine is fast. Good drive at speed.

Performance

3 out of 5

The engine is superb.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Very reliable.

Image

3 out of 5

Average - it is an Escort.

Comfort

2 out of 5

Comfort level is poor. Very hard and unforgiving.

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Insurance group: 15

Security

2 out of 5

Poor, entry can be easily obtained. Dead locks only work when they want to.

Service

3 out of 5

I have used different Ford dealers in order to find a good one. I now use an independent garage.net.

Problems

Bodywork
The rust is just beginning to attack the rear wheel arches.

Engine
No problems. Master brake cylinder went at 38,000 miles. To date 09/03/02 it has covered 40,009 Miles.

Gearbox
-

Other
Water leaks in the boot. A problem since it was new.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No