1998 Ford Escort User Reviews

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Users ranked 1998 Ford Escort against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Awesome — I love the noise it makes. the acceleration in second and third is amazing. Need to do a lot of work on it though but that is being taken care of soon. I havent really driven it properly yet so not a lot more i can say.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: sound and acceleration

    Cons: NONE!!

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Wicked Car! — Best car I ever had or ever will have! You gotta get behind the wheel of one of these. Great on gas and great on acceleration. Fun to drive and sounded better than any other car on the road. Didn't need ghetto pipes to sound tough.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun to drive.

    Cons: I flipped it.

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE WagonReview
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    Good Gas Mileage And Plenty Of Space For The Driver Help Lift My Opinion Of This Car. — Leaves some to be desired in performance, but it's obviously not built for it anyway. Since it's a 4-cylinder, it gets good mileage, about 25/30mpg. It hasn't needed any major repairs, and should keep going for a while yet with ~117K miles.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Affordable

    Cons: Hard to work on yourself since engine components are in weird places.

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Reliable And Handles Fine In The Now With Front Wheel Drive — It seats four adults comfortably and makes a statement for a reliable car. In appearance i believe the 1998 ford escort blends in admirably yet holds a distinctive look in appearance that slightly stands out better than the other four door sedans in its class. It has an about average mile per gallon for it's year and make starting around 28 to 30 miles per gallon.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: nice reliable family car

    Cons: no complaints

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Good To Start With... — It really picks up speed fast when u step on d accelerator. Braking is great and it handles well. Not had any problem with it in terms of its build. Looks great on the eyes, inside and outside. Fuel economy is great for a 2.0 litres and maintenance is okay, higher than average tho. It sure is fun to drive.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Performance

    Cons: The engine is a bit noisy tho smooth.

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    About The 1998 Escort — a ford escort is a good car thought it have a some disadvantages such as the front wheel drive system it would have been better if it was rear drive one , also the air condtioner dont work so well , but as an overall its a good economic car to drive

    Pros: handling and stability

    Cons: acceleration

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    Ford Escort 1998 — It has a cool Jagermeister sticker on it! When its not cold it runs beautifully! It has half leather bucket style seats which are comfy. The car is a really nice drive at the top end of its performance! Nice engine!

    Pros: Nice drive when it decides to work, lol!

    Cons: The central locking on Ford Escorts is crap and rarely works if at all!

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot CoupeReview
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    '98 Zx2 Escort — Well-built car, ballsy 4 cylinder engine, but 5 spd trans. revs out too quickly. No leaks/ticks or knocks. Could use better gearing to improve high revs/fuel economy. Car is 0ver 10 years old, and only has one rust spot on it's original paint.

    Pros: Fun to drive, relatively cheap on fuel/maintenance.

    Cons: Transmission gearing (manual), seats are uncomfortable on long drives.

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool CoupeReview
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    Zx2 — Brand new, the car would be nice. looks okay, kinda sporty, 130hp, 6-disc cd changer, power everything, sunroof. around 26mpg average and i have gotten 41mpg at times. pretty fun to drive, sporty. but its a F.O.R.D. - Fix Or Repair Daily. has had issues, but i would buy this car new or slightly used with low mileage...i would recommend it to a friend.

    Pros: great gas mileage, sporty

    Cons: mechanical issues

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot CoupeReview
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    Great All Around — This car has good performance, REALLY good gas mileage, is comfortable (for a compact coup) and is fun to drive. It looks sleek and fun, it is cheap to own, but cost to purchase and cost of gas. It's zippy and can do 0 to 60 in 6.5 seconds. For in I4, it's a great little car. I miss mine. :(

    Pros: Fuel Efficient, fun to drive, zippy, nice looking.

    Cons: I don't have mine anymore. :(

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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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