1998 Ford Escort Overview


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2 Dr ZX2 Cool Coupe
21 national listings
2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe
8 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
11 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
43 national listings
4 Dr SE Wagon
10 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 82 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


How To Clean Air Cleaner In A 1998 Ford Escort Coupe

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Turns Over Got Spark Got Fule Wont Start

was driving to work one morning it died but restarted. Car behaved fine when running but died several times then wouldn't restart. Replaced fuel pump. Has spark at distributor.

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How To Fix Ford Escort 5 Speed

while driveing car shut down and coasted to a stop once it stopped it smelled like it was fludded and acted like it was out of gas.. will not start now.

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Why Does My 1998 Ford Escort Zx2 Not Want To Start I Here Awinding Noise I...

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I Have A 98 Escort Runs Great Overnight Frigid Temperatures. Now It Won't S...

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