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Ford Escort Saloon 1.8i Ghia X 4d (1998/R)

Ford Escort Saloon 1.8i Ghia X 4d (1998/R) - Owner Review

Driving is very comfortable but not dynamic. Little feedback from front wheels and can feel twitchy in the wet
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Ford Escort Saloon (91-99)

Value

4 out of 5

Having bought second-hand, you get a lot of car and toys for the money

Costs

4 out of 5

Fuel consumption can be described average at best but otherwise cheap to run

Driving

3 out of 5

Driving is very comfortable but not dynamic. Little feedback from front wheels and can feel twitchy in the wet

Performance

4 out of 5

Has to be worked hard but then again it is a Zeta engine, above 3000rpm it feels very quick

Reliability

2 out of 5

Had the car for 2 years, the only problem I have had is hunting the rev range although a search on the internet indicates this is common and possibly expensive to rectify, check some forums and trying a little bit of DIY before I approach a main dealer

Image

2 out of 5

Being married with kids, street cred is no longer important. Saying that, I am sure you could make it look real smart with a few modifications

Comfort

4 out of 5

Very comfortable. Being a GHIA so it should be

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Insurance group: 21

Security

5 out of 5

Standard fit alarm and immobliser. Superb

Service

1 out of 5

Being second-hand I use independents and like everything else you get some good and some bad.

Problems

Bodywork
Typical Scratches

Engine
Hunting the rev range, driving, stationary you name it.

Gearbox
None

Other
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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