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Ford Escort Saloon 1.6i LX 4d (1994/L)

Ford Escort Saloon 1.6i LX 4d (1994/L) - Owner Review

Generally good on 1.6, but slight power fade in the warmer weather.
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Ford Escort Saloon (91-99)

Value

4 out of 5

Good value for the spec. A lot on the market, so a lot of range.

Costs

4 out of 5

Generally good, although back box can be steep.

Driving

3 out of 5

Generally good on 1.6, but slight power fade in the warmer weather.

Performance

4 out of 5

Good performance, nice and quick, with good gas miles.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Mine's not let me down, but sticking to the service intervals helps.

Image

3 out of 5

Image slightly dated, but still has a lot of credability.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Generally comfortable, but gets better the higher up the range you go, ie: LX's and Ghia's.

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Insurance group: 15

Security

2 out of 5

Typically Ford locks, but good anti-theft devices help.

Service

3 out of 5

Pretty decent, but it depends on who you speak to. Luck of the draw.

Problems

Bodywork
Stonechips on the nose of the bonnet. Look for damage from people not using jacking points.

Engine
-

Gearbox
Can take effort to get into 1st and reverse. Can be jumpy from 1st to 2nd.

Other
Look out for poor finish on some paint. Mud gaurds.

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