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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT HatchbackReview
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Stunning For The Money — Much more than I expected out of $550. The thing turns on a dime, brakes every time, and is easy on the wallet, getting a cool 38MPG. It has the single smoothest shifting I've ever seen, in any vehicle. With most of the suspension replaced over the past couple of years, the drive experience is just like coming off the lot.

Pros: 0-60 in about 7 seconds.
Cheap performance.

Cons: Not the Best looker.
She's got some rust.

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1991 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX HatchbackReview
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Reliiable, Cheap To Run, Cheap To Insure, Nice Simple Car — had it about a year and a half now, never seen a mechanic since i have owned it. only maintenance done was - replaced a tie rod end, because it was worn, and the other side.. if yer gonna change one, might as well change both. - one warped rotor on the left front-- replaced rotors and pads both sides -done a few oil changes

Pros: 88 gas sipping horsepower, smooth ride,   in my opinion it looks good, low km... well it was

Cons: fairly slow, door and hatch locks freeze horribly, subs rattle seatbelt motors, rust starting to come out,,,, damn winter    occasional engine ticking upon startup for a few minutes in cold weather

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX HatchbackReview
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A Decent Little Car, Wish I Had A Four-door Instead For Cheaper Insurance. — Built good enough, never had any problems with it that weren't my own doing.

Pros: Good fuel economy, solid feel at over 100 mph.

Cons: High insurance because it was a two-door. Inefficient motor.

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX HatchbackReview
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Great Small Car — This is a great small car for anyone who needs a car that gets from point A to B and is easy at the pump. The car is lacking in the power department with only 88hp in it's 1.9L inline 4. However the car can go from a stop quickly with the 5 speed manuel transmission and once up to 55 it can hold its own. For the most part it handles well but lacks anti-lock brakes which can cause control problems in panic stops. Also the car is a little square in the appearance department inside and out and the lacking of airbags is a little scarey. It seats 4 but only 2 adults comfotablely. Overall its a great car for a daily driver with good gas milage but it's a little outdated.

Pros: Gas mileage, Nice visibility,  Reliable engine, Good accelaration

Cons: Lacks anti-lock brakes and air bags,  Appearence is lacking

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1991 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX HatchbackReview
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Amazing Little Car — This car had few frills but lots of features, unlike any American made car I ever owned, this one started every time I turned the key. The back lifted during hard cornering, but it got great gas mileage, fit into tiny parking spaces, had room for four and never leaked! 1.9 liter engine gave it peppy acceleration, big fat tires made it stop quickly and evenly and the A/C and radio were just great.

Pros: Great A/C; gas mileage; almost never had to maintain except for oil changes.

Cons: Were there any?  It was small and people bullied me in traffic (big deal!)

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT HatchbackReview
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Looks Cool, But Just Really A Sheep In Wolf Clothing. — It was a decent car. It was somewhat sporty and quick, It drove fast and handled alright. But in the end it was just an Escort with a little more polish. All the sporty look made maintenance expensive and tires were high. It required specialized parts that were 3X the cost of the standard escort. Not a bad car but just didn't have the power,speed, comfort, to offset the high maintenance and price.

Pros: Looked different than most other cars. Kind of sporty. Good on gas.

Cons: Expensive to maintain. Ride comfort was for the birds

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT HatchbackReview
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The Pocket Rocket — Ford redesigned the Escort with Mazda (the counterpart is, I believe, a 323) in 1991, and gave the GT model a real engine, a high-revving 1.6-liter 16-valve twin-cam four that had 127 horsepower (17 more than the standard 1.8-liter four) coupled with a five-speed. The result was a car that performed better than any Escort to that point, although, like most four-valve-per-cylinder engines, finding the horsepower required standing on the gas. The two-door Escort was an exceptionally well designed car for the money. Seating was comfortable for even tall people in the front, with very nice six-way buckets. An upgraded suspension and aluminum wheels on Goodyear GT+4 radials were included, as were a front and rear spoiler and the most useless fog lights you've ever seen. For a small two-door car, it also had a decent amount of carrying capacity, with fold-down rear seats and a hatchback.

Owner for 6 years, 4 months

Miles Driven per Year:24,000

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT HatchbackReview
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Overall Pretty Good Car — Overall the Escort GT is a pretty good, economical car. The upkeep is pretty good if the car has been properly maintained. If you fall behind on the maintenance (or don't drive on a regular basis), rust may likely occur causing major wiring/grounding issues.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Strong engine, rides good, nice styling

Cons: Inaccurate recalls, rust, parts nla

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1991 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT HatchbackReview
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Love It, Its Rarer And Rarer Every Day To Find A Clean Rust Free Escort Gt — Love these cars and I have one of the cleanest ones around! Stock Mazda BP engine with a JDM Mazda Familia GTX turbo setup installed. Stock Turbo setup plus FMIC, Downpipe and exhaust nets me 200whp/220wtq @12psi. This is truly a Mazda Protege LX (323/Familia) In different sheet metal,

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fun, Quicker than most HONDAS on the street, Super Sleeper, Excellent handling

Cons: Weak trannys

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2002 Ford Escort Reviews

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2001 Ford Escort Reviews

Great Starter Car By Brightwell2016

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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

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