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1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Hatchback Review
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55

Nice Clean Managable Car — Dark blue on a 'P' plate. Bought for my wife. Suits her very well and her bum doesn't look big in it. Looks respectable yet not overbearing. Car has similar qualities.

Pros: Fairly nice looking.

Cons: Not really found any yet.

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1996 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX Hatchback Review
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No. Dont Even Think About It — I had one and nothing but problems with it. maybe i just got a lemon but either way it was just not fun. the interior is nice and the outside is decent other then perfomance wise to sum it up. NO BALLS, this thing had nothing in lines of performance. could be the automatic transmission that didn't help. parts are a pain. expensive, the mas airflow costed 200$ and only lasted 2 weeks. GARBAGE!

Pros: interior is very nice and is some what comfortable.
easy to do the work on
looked alright outside too

Cons: pretty much the rest. parts didnt last and were expensive.
no guts what so ever. Wont own another one thats for sure

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1996 Ford Escort 2 Dr GT Hatchback Review
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35

Not Too Good — was pretty fast but most fords fall apart... at least they circled the problem

Pros: pretty quick

Cons: not a good motor

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1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Hatchback Review
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Ford Escort - A Working Class Hero!!!! — LEt's be honest about this for a minute!!! Technically my car is RUBBISH!!!! 0-60 in about 3 weeks for a start gives you an idea of what Im talking about. However it's a classic case of a car having it's own personality and I LOVE IT!!! When it's in a good mood then I can get it up to good sppeds. My PB is 127 MPH!!! (God Bless the A5 and A14) but it's not a "great car" in the classic sense of the word. However, what do you want for 500 quid?? Actually, when you put into context of how much it cost my car is actually (in performence Vs Price terms) as good as a FOrd GT.!!!! No?? Ok then. I'll just carry and burning fuel and oil!!!!then. Actually, that's one good thing. It's a big 21 FIngers up to Bill Oddie and the Tree Hugging brigade!!! Ha HA Ha. That's exactly why I want an old 1969 Ford Mustang!!! I can get away with a real emission burner and TAX FREE as well!!! WOO HOO. Just gotta find 8 grand for the privilage!!!!

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1996 Ford Escort Review
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35

The Very Car I Passed My Practical Driving Test In — I, personally, love this car. There are so many options available to uprate or upgrade the car body & engine. As you can see from the picture available, I've fitted 14" alloy wheels to it, ridding itself of the ugly 13" steelsit came with. And I don't know if you can notice, but there is also a custom painted rear spoiler on the back. Fuel ecomony is brilliant, as of late, I travelled a distance of 220.5 miles on £35s worth of unleaded. (From a local Asda that sells the stuf for 104.9)

Pros: Nice little runabout.  Good fuel economy

Cons: Lots of body roll on tight corners.   Is associted with Chavs & body kits.

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1996 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX Hatchback Review
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25

Escort — The car is slow. 1.9 88 hp will not get you anywere fast. Having to floor it on every road to catch up with traffic helped me destroy the Torque Convertor. I still liked the car though. Great gas mileage, reliable until after I got my camaro and then it just went downhill.

Pros: Good gas mileage, easier to get out of then a camaro

Cons: SLOW, SLOW,Boring normal everyday car, SLOW, SLOW, It's a Ford, SLOW, SLOW, No power, SLOW, SLOW, and it's slow.

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1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Wagon Review
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65

Not A Bad Car... Drove It Until It Died. — I had this car for years. The only bad part to the car was that the black trim at the base of the windows got brittle and flaked off.

Pros: Reliable, good milage

Cons: Trim around windows flaked off

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1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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35

Really Don't Like This Car!!! :p — Brakes and engien was ok but nothing else... None of the electrics in the car worked. Lights, Air Condition, clock, fan NOTHING! Not even the fuel gauge. :p

Pros: There was a steering wheel on it. :p

Cons: Just about everything. :p

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1996 Ford Escort Review
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Nice Warm-hatch Spoiled By Poor Brakes And Too Many "common Faults" — Has the potential to be a really involving hot hatch, given a bit of money and a change in luck on the reliability front. But the money that would be needed to do that would be better spent on a 6 pot beemer.

Pros: Good engine, looks, grips very well, always good fun on a back road. Si model has lots of nice RS bits on it, and supportive sports seats.

Cons: Underbraked, never had it running 100% right, fragile reliability, poor corrosion protection, expensive to maintain, chews tyres like there's no tomorrow, had ALL the numerous common faults twice within 18 months!

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1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Hatchback Review
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Fox Ford Eskort — leather in terrior custom S wheel and gear nob, peddals 12inch Audioband sub with 2 split and 2 6by9's power = 142kw, used to be max speed = 180km/h

Pros: lots of fun, good grip, nice to travel with and shweet body kit!

Cons: bad build, kept breaking down, horrid electronics

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 33 1996 Ford Escort reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

2003 Ford Escort Reviews

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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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