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I Like This Car And Look Forward To Fixing It Up! — The car was really not made to be a speed devil but it does the job of A to B! The build is fine i have a few things that need repair such as the timing and such. The car is obviously from the 80s but have a cool and neat older look to it! If you can appreciate a older car then you would like this one!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good MPG,And Cheap to repare

Cons: A lot can go wrong

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Good Cheap Transportation — It wouldn't win any races, but it was adequately powered. Seemed well built, my mom drove it to work for 9 years, I had it at school for 2 years, 3 people learned to drive on it, and the biggest mechanical failure it had was the ignition module. It looked good unitl my dad hit a deer with it. I fixed it for 100 bucks frrom the junkyard with multiple colors. It finally succumbed to rust after 21 years and 150,000 miles. It still ran good, just too rusty to be safely driven anymore.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap. Relialble

Cons: not going to win any races

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Tempo — this isn't exactly what mine looked like but who really cares. I paid $100 for this hunk of crap and I only bought it to wreck it. I went off road with it and smashed it good lol Got $50 back from the wrecker. The most fun I've ever had with $50. lol

Pros: good to go off road with lol

Cons: hunk of junk

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Little Car That Could — I don't mind having an 84. It runs alright but there are a lot of features missing in this year that for some reason Ford had to put in the later year tempos.Not really impressed with the gas millage that it get but that may just be the one that I own. But all and all I am impressed in how much crap this car can take.

Owner for 0 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:100,000

Pros: Takes abuse and keeps on going. Nice to have room in this car to haul all my stuff

Cons: The gas millage sucks..and the engine seems to always have an issue

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Great Car To Learn To Drive In — I learnt to drive in this little beast. 4 cylinders of drving miss daisy pleasure. Quite slow but so incredibly reliable, even ran on unleaded without any additives which was great.

Pros: Just keeps on running - you could beat the crap out of it and it would still run great

Cons: Steering - OMG got some seriously strong arms without the use of power stering: Heavy As!

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The Car That Will Not Die —

I bought it in 98. I love it. It now has over 410k on it now. I even take it to car shows. People can't beleve what it is and more to the fact that it is still running. Everything is orginal on it. Even the shaft radio. I enjoy even more that all of my friends and family have a new car, and they still call me when their cars get stuck or brakes down. My friends 04 Monto Carlo SS got stuck in the snow. Well as always, 84 tempo to the rescue. My mother has her oppionion, as most do, and yet my car is still on the road, passing PA state inspections and emissions every year, no car payment, and hers in in the shop. And on her 2nd engine. I still on my FIRST. WAY TO GO FORD! That 2.3 performance is great and powerful. I still got the passing power. The other ninght I out ran a 98' (V6) Comaro. It wasn't the look of his face but more the humiliation he got from friends when a Tempo took him out, and I was just passing him. Concidering the great luck I still have, not some times if has not been hell, I would LOVE to buy another. My advice is, if your need a cheep car or a beeter for winter, get one of these. The snow, and I like in Pittsburgh, rain, wind or long highways can't do anything to stop it. I still take my car everywhere. Its goring to Ohio to see my sister. Maybe thats why the car is still going. Cause I keep it going, or maybe FORD got it right with this fuel economy car that is still kicking ass. If your ever in PITTSBURGH, and see a red tempo with 400k MILES DOWN on the back window thats me. Be glad to show off my car to you. If you go to myspace you could see the car first hand. Use my full name. Thanks, Thomas Rihn

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1994 Ford Tempo Reviews

Well-equipped But Unreliable Transportation By Schwartzy

Accessories are top-notch for the model year and price point and include AT, AC, CC, PW, PL, PS, and PM. Acceleration, braking, handling, and overall ride are all acceptable, even on extended drives. ... Read More

I Love The 94' Ford Tempo Gl 4dr. Sedan 4cyl. 2.8l. (hsc) (efi) 5 Speed Auto!! By Darnieal

Ok Overall When Properly Maintained, And Given Plenty Of TLC, The Ford Tempo Gl Is A Great Vehicle, Given The Shear Weight And Stature Of The Vehicle It's Performance:A+ Build Quality:A+ Appearance:A+... Read More

1993 Ford Tempo Reviews

Good First Car If You Are Looking To Drive A Car For A Short Period Of Time. By Brittany

I bought this car for 700 dollars. What I needed to replace was a gas tank, brakes, routers, the muffler is completely rusted. I drove this car for almost 2 years and all of a sudden the wheel be... Read More

If You Don't Ming Crawling In And Out Of It As It Is Low To Ground Good Car By cello

Fairly good performance for 2.3Liter, Still runs great with good gas mileage fair on expense except for a few design flaws sure was not made to drive on Michigan's pot filled roads.Body has held up ve... Read More

1992 Ford Tempo Reviews

Very Useful Car By Acadia_7434

It is was it is. It was a fun little car to own, it was reliable and cheap to run. I never had any complaints with this car but when the family started to grow so did my need for a bigger car. Thats t... Read More

Its Overall Good. I Find It Wierd That Everyone Bashes On This Car. This Car Has Treated Me Well. By Chris

very small and very quick ford. ive owned the 4cyl and the 6 cyl(which is this one) and the 6 cyl is a powerhouse. it handles turns really well and is a very fun little car to fool around in the snow.... Read More

1991 Ford Tempo Reviews

Reliable Cheap Transportation With The Bonus Of Awd By Greatman

It is not a very fast car but this one might be the fastest Tempo in the area I live in. Easy to work on. Parts are cheap to buy.No matter how much this sits around my place if another car is giving m... Read More

It Gets The Job Done By Ryan

Slow, ugly and amazingly fun to beat the crap out of and not care because luckily these cars practically go for free! 2.3L engine with a 3 speed auto wasn't cutting it though. It could have been bette... Read More

1990 Ford Tempo Reviews

Nice Car By Janetkenion

It will get me to point a then point b, but it takes it time changing gears. A mechanic said some of the governor gears were striped out. And it starts to run hot when sitting still to long, the fan s... Read More

Tempo By Ben

My 1990 Ford Tempo is and all around beast. It is a very good runner and can do minor burnouts. Its is worth about 500 dollars but it is worth more than that to me. It is very fun to drive around a... Read More

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