1997 Ford Escort Overview


Looking for a Used Escort in your area?

CarGurus has 617 nationwide Escort listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.



4 Dr LX Sedan
52 national listings
4 Dr LX Wagon
20 national listings
4 Dr STD Sedan
5 national listings

Ford Escort Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 510
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 450
#3 LouB
Reputation 260
View All

Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 39 reviews

My Ford Escort 1.8 Si by Kimberley
 — jay has modified the engine for performance and it is currently running at 178 bhp, at the flywheel, proven on a rolling road. more gee gee's to come soon, when he gets his remapping software, ;)build... Read More
It Won Give Up On U...lol by Sandeep N
 — * Performance - acceleration -smoked a holden commodore v6 till 60, braking and handling awesome for an estate, * Build Quality - solid chassis.rugged car. * Appearance - interiors a bit... Read More
Handles Great At Speeds,(minus The Vibrations Over 100mph),my First Car!!! by Stacey
 — Ford Escort Ghia LX,1.8 zetec,17''Alloys low profile tyres,5-door.big fat exhaust,GTI body kit, had new tailgate,back passsenger door,(rust and dent free!!!) plenty of jobs done under the bonnet,lost... Read More

People researching a 1997 Ford Escort contacted a dealer about

Picture of 1997 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan, exterior
Ford Escort
16% of the time
Ford Focus
9% of the time
Honda Civic
6% of the time
Toyota Corolla
5% of the time
Looking for a Used Escort in your area?
CarGurus has 617 nationwide Escort listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Ford Escort Questions


Transmission Leak

There is a large amount of pink fluid coming from the front part of car and it appears to be unerneath the radiator. There is a check coolant message on the dash. What is wrong? How can it be repai...

581 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

My Car When Im Driving, It Cut Cut, And When I Stop It Died, I Dont Knw Why...

My car when i driving, it cut cut, and when i go to stop it died, what is a problem? Anyone help me

21 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Cindi Saunders

My Light On Shifter Doesn't Work 1997ford Escort

Is it a fuse

14 views with 6 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Where Is The Eec Power Relay?

16 views with no answers yet

My 97 Ford Escort Is Overheating And Idling Really High. What Can I Do Do ...

I have a 97 Ford Escort 4 door sedan 2.0L. I have just noticed it idling really high and irregular. The coolant overflow tank also appears to be boiling when I switch the car off. I have checked the o...

192 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)