1986 Ford Tempo User Reviews

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1986 Ford Tempo LX Review
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Good Car — A fun little sporty car. I drove it a ton when it was first brand new and had a blast. The car sat around for awhile with very little use, once it was put back into full time use it kinda fell apart.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun to drive

Cons: didnt last like I would have liked it to

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86 Ford Temp Junk — performance wise, its had a large 2.3 liter 4 cly that had a little bit of pep to it. I personal dont care for the car the apperance was ugly, the car was not fun to drive. I also ended up craking the head in 3 places and blew the head gasket at the same time. FORDS ARE GARBAGE!!

Pros: 2.3 l 4 cyl

Cons: everyhing the car was a pos

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Cheap, Ugly, Dependable — My car in high-school was a 1986 Ford Tempo. It put up with me, and I put up with it... and it never left me stranded. It was a deep, lush maroon... at some point in its life. When I got it, it had the classic "80's paint flake" going on. Very stylish. It actually got up and went pretty well, for such a heavy smallish car.

Pros: Dependable, Cheap, Easy to maintain. It had A/C!! And a tape deck! Decent MPG, though I never really payed attention back then, gas was under $1.00 a gallon most of my high-school driving career!

Cons: Ugly, ugly, ugly. The A/C was mostly dead. The tape deck would eat tapes.

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First In A Long Line Of Fords — was an ok car.. I had the 2 door model... replaced the stereo with a Inifity system

Pros: big, decent power

Cons: 2 door! crappy factory stero

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Did You Know "boring" Could Be Spelled "f-o-r-d-t-e-m-p-o"? — I nicknamed it "Attila the Hun" for its aggressiveness. End of the irony section. The car was reliable, though. You wouldn't drive it because it was so damn boring, so it wouldn't break. Really. Mine was an ugly two-tone baby blue over dark blue. Put a fin on top and you've got a shark disguise for Halloween.

Pros: No need to lock the doors.  No one will steal this jewel.

Cons: Everything from bumper to bumper.

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Worst Lemom I've Ever Owned — It's not really a lemom. It's a bomb. I can see why Ford has been in trouble for years!

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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Reviews From Other Years

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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