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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8 GTi 5d (AC) (1998/R)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.8 GTi 5d (AC) (1998/R) - Owner Review

Has enough umph on the motorway and corners and handles suprisingly well for a car of this quality.
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Ford Escort Hatchback (90-01)

Value

4 out of 5

It's cheap on parts, good on petrol and looks good.

Costs

4 out of 5

If you don't go to a Ford dealership, servicing and parts are cheap.

Driving

4 out of 5

Has enough umph on the motorway and corners and handles suprisingly well for a car of this quality.

Performance

3 out of 5

115BHP and 0-60 in 9.1, which is the same as cars like the 94-97 Golf GTI and the BMW 318, so it's quick but underated. Has a nice punch in 2nd gear !

Reliability

2 out of 5

Hasn't let me down yet, although there has been the odd electrical fault.

Image

3 out of 5

The model has a very subtle sporty look, which is nice.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Half leather seats are great and supportive. Could have more cubby holes though.

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Security

2 out of 5

Really needs to have a secondary alarm fitted !

Service

1 out of 5

Never used a Ford dealership they are unfriendly and are overly expensive.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
-

Gearbox
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Other
Air conditioning keeps failing, which is annoying, so make sure it works !

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