1998 Ford Escort Overview


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2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe
8 national listings
2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe
3 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
11 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
23 national listings
4 Dr SE Wagon
8 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 85 reviews

Economical, Clean, Low Cost Repairs, Great Engine And Transmission by CarGirlReviews
 — Bought this car in 2001 in Ohio, I think it had about 60K on it. Worked like a charm with low maintenance. No frills, manual windows. Simple and clean, plaint lasted forever and shiny even though it w... Read More
Get The 5 Speed Manual And You Won't Regret It! Awesome Powertrain & Great Reliablity :) by Peter
 — Performance- Has pretty good acceleration for a 4 cylinder and good handling! The ride is a little crashy but nothing not to expect with an economy car. The braking is ok but the petal feels spongy wi... Read More
Born Again Escort by Christian
 — Bought This car at the end of 2005, Performance blue exterior, totaly stock 1400cc engine. Throughout the time, the paint started deteriorating and the engine went from bad to worse , due to my drivin... Read More

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Ford Escort Questions


I Have No Spark On A 1998 Ford Escort Zx2 Ive Changed Both The Crank And Ca...

car was loosing rpms and would stall out but would start right back ive changed the cam and crank sensors and fuel filter and coil pack now it doesnt have spark to spark plugs but if i let it sit fo...

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Car Wont Start After Shredded Serpentine Belt Has New Timing Belt Last Year...

Put new serpentine belt wont start.

10 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Can I Bypass The Compressor Clutch

fan blows but it is not cool at all.and it won't take freon

8 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

Any Connection Between 98 Ford Escort Catalytic Convertor And The Brakes?

Is there any connection between 02 sensor & catalytic convertor problems and brake problems on 98 ford escort?

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Just Bought An '98 Escort Zx2. Runs Great And Is In Line. But When I Am Tur...

171 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)