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Its A Ford — ok if you went out and asked someone about a Series 2 escort RS Turbo one of the first words they come out with would be Rust buckets or horrible cars, now me i personally think that they are amazing cars its a small 3 door hatch back car with a small 1.6 litrefront mounted engine with a turbo charger running around 135 bhp standard now one thing on these that you need to check for is rust under the battery tray under the car, above the rear wheel arches and on the bulk headan other thing is to check the wiring other than that the car drives like a dream handles even better and once the brakes have been up graded it will stop even quicker too.

Pros: small engine but has a lot of tuning capabilities

Cons: the chassis is very prone to rust and the electircs aren't the best in the world

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Ddy-246 — This is a really comfortable model. It was especially created for brazilian export. So it was hard to find spare part. It was so nice.

Pros: strong engine, easy handling, good consuption

Cons: wrong water pump... licking heater...

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Awsom Car For Racing, This Is A Cult Car — Awsom car for racing, this is a cult car. Needs modifying to get its full potential tho. Rather difficult to maintain. Parts are hard to find. but can be found easily in england

Pros: Awsom performance car

Cons: High maintanance

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My First Car So I'm Bound To Be Biased, But I Loved It. — The best hand me down I ever had. This was my sister's car before I got it, and by the time I got it it was well and truly knackered. I spent a lot of my time working on it, respraying rusty panels, replacing smashed lights and the rest in the year before I passed my test (I got the car when I was 16). The car paid me back in kind, by actually being surprisingly good! I was going to put some XR3i bits on it (alloys, interior, spoiler etc.), but then a K reg came up for a bargain low price, so I sold it and made a tidy profit on it. All in all, this car did me well, and definitely handles better than the MK5 and 6 models I've had since.

Pros: Handles surprisingly well, practical, cheap to buy and run, amazing fuel economy, refused to die!

Cons: Rust, White wheel trims, 4 speed gearbox, parts for said gearbox discontinued by ford in 2002.

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Loved It But Kept Breaking!!! — Loved it, especially in the sun!! Kept breaking though, spent a fortune on it!!

Pros: Fast, looks good!, Nice to drive

Cons: Unreliable!

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Retro Lil Escort With Theft Issues... — I love the shape of this car, and the cute lil spotlamps etc, the interior is OK, just cloth interior and basic dials etc. Very nippy lil car tho-after a top end rebuild this car really does shift-its only got a 1600cc engine, but it is real light. I won't be keeping this car, the handling is not as good as the Volvo, and its currently lying in the work car park waiting for a fuel filter and new clutch...O and insurance is stupidly high, when it got broken into only 2 weeks after i bought it, i realised why...

Pros: Retro styling, very nippy, always gets commented on!

Cons: Stupidly high insurance...almost got nicked so now i know why...handling not the best either

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Xr3i Fun To Drive — XR3i in Grey, 1.6 The interior of the car was very good especially the seats. Performance was fine, not as fast as the Golf GTi...

Pros: I liked this car

Cons: Performance

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A Horrible But Loveable Car That Occasionally Lets Me Down But Is Great For Handbrake Turns — This car has more problems that i cant work out than a gcse maths paper. But somehow she still runs. Starts first time every time. Doesnt necessarily stop first time every time. Took me a while to figure out why i could take the keys out and it would still run. Turns out I had the lights on stil. Turn em off and it dies quietly.

Pros: Very easy to park - see photo
It does 400 miles pr week with no complaints

Cons: the police think ive nicked it

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Beater Car Destine To Die — its a blast to drive around town, mine leaks gas, the clutch is about to go out, and its riced out.

Pros: gas milage

Cons: slow and won't turn, and won't stop for the life of me.

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Great Car — Love the car, sold them when they first launched in U.S in '81. They run forever!

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:7,000

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2003 Ford Escort Reviews

exterior is a newer style. interior is nice. not to bad on gas. easy to drive. lately have had problems with steering belts braking and speedometer being 5 miles slower than wat ur acctually going. ov... Read More

Escort Zx2 (lead Footer) By Austin

This car handles nimbly, probably due to the light weight, but the stock tires don't have very much grip and the suspension is soft (when stock). The car is fun to drive on the whole though, especial... Read More

2002 Ford Escort Reviews

Fun Car By dodgeviper2022

bought this car in 09 and have done very little too it and runs when no one elses will die hard little car and fun to drive looks good going fast have had it to 120 and no problems and fun Read More

Great Little Car By Tedzinski

Love the size...small yet four doors for convience and a suprisingly large trunk. Car is never trouble, I just turn the key and go. Its quieter than my new Focus. Wish Ford had done a little better o... Read More

2001 Ford Escort Reviews

Great Starter Car By Brightwell2016

Love my little zx2 She takes off like a Rocket at lights and let me tell you i love leaving those big V8 mustangs in the dust , This little girl runs ! My zx2's name is foxy I bought her for $1,000 wi... Read More

Nice By Margaret

its a good car it is hard to get a car seat in and out of car andit does sit low to ground but ober all I love it it be a good car for a small family great on gas Read More

2000 Ford Escort Reviews

Its Fun. By Hettboy

It looks good for what's about to happen to it. For a car with one seat and no interior I guess its comfortable. It has some rust under the doors. I plan on welding some metal in there when I build th... Read More

Buy It As A Starter Car By Josh

Appearance- Ugly Performance- Handles well, Brakes well, Overall not bad Cost of ownership- Gas amazing, maintenance not TOO much Build Quality- Needed some general repairs Fun Factor- Decent Great ca... Read More

1999 Ford Escort Reviews

Renminicense By Seefer

My scort...mmm..bring me back memories, was the car i bought when my first and only son came to the world, i was in need of a car reliable y with a good mileage per gas, so this was sent fron heaven, ... Read More

Soccer Mom By lkn2cln

This car gets you from A to B nothing special or fancy. It does the job.Does pretty good on gas,Has decent amount of foot room,nice size trunk.It just isnt very fast takes forever just to leave the li... Read More

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