1979 Ford Pinto Review
Great First Ride — Performance - accelerated great, braking was fine. Build - weird with glass hatch back Appearance - spaceship like Cost of ownership - Cheap, great gas mileage.It caught on fire. I thought it was overheating but it wasn't steam it was smoke. It burned up!
Pros: Cool rearview
Cons: It caught on fire. I thought it was overheating but it wasn't steam it was smoke. It burned up!
Reviews From Other Years
I love everything about it, however I have though about dropping a v 6 and auto trans and ditching the 4 cyl and 4 speed. It needs the interior reworked as well as the paint. We are considering painti... Read More
Thank Goodness They Don't Make These No More...
All things considered, I did not hate my Ford Pinto...the most worrisome 'feature' was it's dismal acceleration - regardless of which gear I'd be in, I could not get the car to accelerate at interstat... Read More
The Old Dependable Ford
That car was AWESOME!! Got it from my Grandfather. Came from BC so it had little rust and only a few dents. It had four seatbelts but would hold seven teenagers. Performance was alright for an old... Read More
This Car Draws Lots Of Attention At Ford And Mustang Shows And Is Always The Only One There
our great flashback car has the v6 and will cruise at 60 mph with no problems.she is a second owner car in mostly all original condition right down to the philco ford am radio and style steel wheels. ... Read More
Lot Of Miles And Value For The Price I Paid, A Real Work-horse!
I paid $1788 in 1984. The car had 23,500 original miles and had a Sears air-conditioning unit installed by the previous owner. Automatic, metallic sky-blue and it got me places I needed to get to, wor... Read More
Work In Progress
1976 Ford Pinto Runabout Color: White and rust Interior: Blue and holy literaly Motor: V-6 sitting for 20ish years rear main seal needs replaced Read More
I Wish I Had It Back
the pinto was a bomb. it was orange to boot. it was my first car and it seen a lot of action both on and off the road. the car was great for first ever car. I had two more pintos after that one. Read More
fast but needs work. raced out motor 4 speed trans needs some body work and interior work but when its done it will be a eye turner even though its a pinto and its fun to drive fast or slow Read More