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Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Flight 5d (1999/T)

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Flight 5d (1999/T) - Owner Review

The rear seats can be dropped for the odd occasion when I need to transport larger loads. Otherwise it seats four in relative comfort and five at a push.
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Review submitted by
Paul Wilson on

Ford Escort Hatchback 1.6 Flight 5d (1999/T)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm not interesting in what a car says about me.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They're amazed at how reliable it's been and how cheap it is to run.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, the don't make them any more.

What are you likely to buy next?
Something similarly reliable and cheap to run, but with better fuel economy and safety features.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£4,200

When did you buy the car?
June 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
I got a good deal, the car was in excellent condition, low mileage and a reasonable price.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It was a good deal at the time.

What was the dealer like?
Very good.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A bit dated in it's handling now, but reliable on the motorway and good fun on country roads.

What's it like to park?
All around visibility is good, so I've never really had any problems.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It's been very reliable for the most part. The odd thing has need replacing.

What's most practical about your car?
The rear seats can be dropped for the odd occasion when I need to transport larger loads. Otherwise it seats four in relative comfort and five at a push.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The speakers are good.

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