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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8i Ghia X 5d (1996/P)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8i Ghia X 5d (1996/P) - Owner Review

Good for a mid-sized hatch.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

5 out of 5

Best package for the money.

Costs

5 out of 5

Cheap to run, drive and maintain.

Driving

4 out of 5

Good for a mid-sized hatch.

Performance

3 out of 5

Same engine as Si and GTi, so comparable performance.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Never let me down.

Image

4 out of 5

Escorts going through a bit of a renaissance.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Good firm ride, with good optional equipment.

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Insurance group: 21

Security

4 out of 5

Standard immobiliser good, but doesn't stop people having a go at the locks.

Service

1 out of 5

Main agents are catalogue of disasters, simple enough and better off maintaining it yourself.

Problems

Bodywork
Stone chips on painwork.

Engine
-

Gearbox
Faulty reverse light switch.

Other
Cracks appearing in spoiler.

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