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1996 Ford Aspire 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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Dear God. — If you top out with car at 110 you can watch the gas gauge go down. If you have never taken this car for a ride on the highway, you will get scared. The car shakes like crazy when getting up to speed It will stop around 65Mph. Its a 1.3L so really what do you expect.

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

Pros: Great first car. Can get over 40Mpg.

Cons: 83 Horsepower. NO Power steering. The tires are donuts.

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1996 Ford Aspire 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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My Aspire — Wasn't to bad until it had a run in with a sign. 37 mpg. Low miles for year around 89k. red in color. random dents on body. This car gave me an appreciation for hatchbacks. Great school and work car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great gas milage

Cons: low power

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1996 Ford Aspire 4 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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The Little Engine That Could. — Owned this car from the start. Had issues with the manual transmission, got it rebuilt by a hack tranny company, then I installed another from a auto recycler. Since has been running fairy steady. Didn't have to do much more work than put tires and change the oil, besides the Transmission. Good on fuel, still avg, around 40Mpg, did 45Mpg when I first got it. Things are starting to get noisy now, but just needs a little TLC and good to go.

Pros: Good on fuel.  Lots of storage, with the cargo capacity, it can hold alot with the back seat folded down.

Cons: Parts availability, hard to find some parts.  Ford no longer carries parts.  They have all but officially disowned this car.

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1996 Ford Aspire 4 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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Aspire — at least its pretty lookin.. dont judge me, i got this car for free, its a small 3 cylinder and i get crap from everybudy.. it doesn't have powersteering so it sucks, its not meant for minnesota winder at all

Pros: great gas millage.. 35+ mpg

Cons: its tiny

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1996 Ford Aspire 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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The Expired... — I hate this car.. was great for the short time it actually ran.. once one thing goes, he rest goes shorty after and you pay more money then it's worth fixing it...

Pros: great gas mileage

Cons: Have replaced everything but the transmission in the last 5 years i have had it.. Dealership no longer make parts for this car, so if its car make/model specified u cant get it unless you can find it at a junkyard.. good luck.. so after alot of money.. poof there goes the tranny.

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1996 Ford Aspire Review
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Great First Car — This is my first car. Great gas mileage, runs great, and the interior leaves ample room for modifications.

Owner for 5 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:1,200

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Displaying all 6 1996 Ford Aspire reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

1997 Ford Aspire Reviews

I Wouldnt Go Out Car-shopping With This Car In Mind By Brandon Bo

acceleration sucks. top speed terrible. I dont have to put much work in to it besides regular upkeep. Appearance Exterior- cool looking little car from the outside- would be so much cooler if lowere... Read More

Fun Gas Saver By Ron

drove this compact for a few weeks now love the ease of getting around plus the gas milage. fixing up for the wife planning on adding later 80's escort star style wheels found many sites on engine s... Read More

1995 Ford Aspire Reviews

Awesome Little Car!! By Wendy

Performance - Not a lot of balls but handled well enough to stick hard corners at high speeds. Appearance - Looks like an egg. Fun Factor - Just really fun for me to drive. Small and nibble made it ... Read More

Amazing By Mark

probably the COOLEST car on the road for sure. roomy, fast and sleek, this ride is sure to catch the eye of those on the road around you. Read More

1994 Ford Aspire Reviews

It's A Beater With Many Possiblities. By Robert

Bought for 1,300 bucks and worth all the parts I have put on it. There have been a few. Half shafts in the front and bearings on the wheels. No break work yet, but hanging on. New distributor which... Read More

Pos By Michael

i no longer have this car but it was a giant POS and nobody should be dumb enough to buy one. the only good part about the aspire was it was really good on gas. it was like driving a go-kart and thats... Read More

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