1998 Ford Escort User Reviews

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    Displaying 41 - 50 of 84 1998 Ford Escort reviews.

    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot CoupeReview
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    My Baby... — i love it! it may not be the nicest, or the fastest, but i still love it a whole lot. it was my first car and it'll always be my baby. sometimes i drive it too hard, but it always puts up with me. it's not the best, but it does just what i need. i'll never buy anything but a ford!

    Pros: good gas milage, good looking, insurance on it is always cheap!

    Cons: getting older, not working as well

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Ford Cars — i love this car very much this car preformance is great its accelaration is not very good because it is a bit heavy and its braking is very good and handling on high roads is over wounderful its apperance from the out side is very good and from the interior perfect. has a low millage of gas on the high roads

    Pros: its very tough and could bare bad roads and strong

    Cons: it is low in hight

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool CoupeReview
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    Murrays Review — the zx2 has great performance for a 2.0 l it handles the corners well. It is geared perfect for off the line and top speed driving. Getting close to 30 mpg is a plus. Being an American Car parts and labor are cheep. The body is sleek and with a few after market parts this car is a real contender in the world of tuners

    Pros: it is American

    Cons: not a very big community

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Escort — Small but gets me around... Want a sports car... No power... its got good pickup but it has a small engine. Good on gas and very easy to manuever..... parking is great due to its small size... The color is pretty cool.... Not a good looking car... More power be nice

    Pros: Good on gas and easy to park

    Cons: 2 small....  No balls

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot CoupeReview
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    More For Your Money — quick acceleration, (7.4 )0-60, handling above average 4 cyl, solid build and only needs to be maintained, owned car for 3 years only spent around 800$ on total repairs. Average mpg was 30-32. The interior is good quality and really only suffers with the back seats which are small like any other coupe Very weak automatic transmission, exterior styling is 90's and shows it.

    Pros: Excellent handling, reliable, 32+ mpg

    Cons: Weak ATX, seats are a little high

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Clean — Bought car with 98,000 miles now has 156,000, but has not had any major powertrain problems. A/C control broke, but that has been only major repair needed. Gets great gas milage, and has been a very reliable car for me, a college student. Would recommend to anyone wanting reliable car.

    Pros: good gas milage, reliable

    Cons: small, not very attractive.

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Fun — Very light, good gas mileage, and solid acceleration. I don't mind driving it although mine's purple. Very good starter car, paid 1000 dollars, speakers work well, and it's a very fast accelerating car. Fun car to drive, and good on gas. Love having it, can't wait to get my license.

    Pros: Gas, Zippy

    Cons: Somewhat ugly

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    1998 Ford Escort 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Worst Car To Own...but Good For A First Car — It runs pretty well for a ford.....unfortuneately it's an ugly plum shade...performance is pretty fair, the acceleration needs some tweeking, and a new paint job wouldnt blow, the cassette player is broken so i only have the radio...but other than that it's really a great first car.

    Pros: very sturdy, can go over 7000 miles without an oil change

    Cons: ugly color, some paint chipping

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool CoupeReview
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    My Car — Hello everyone this is my 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 sport. It is pretty sweet. It has a five speed standard transmission. The exterior has a new black paint job it looks great. The brakes work great. I love the handling in my car, especially around courners. This has been a great first car for me.

    Pros: It has a standard transmission

    Cons: It needs to be faster

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    1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Cool CoupeReview
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    Run-down Zx2, But She Served Me Well. — Typically, this car has had a reputation for being fun, sporty, and speedy, and this was also true about my ZX2, but this specific car (my car) upon purchase had lacked the necessary maintenance (both interior, engine, and exterior) to keep it at a reliable state. Though I would gladly own another ZX2, as they are quite fun and easy to drive (and great on gas), that specific car I owned was quite the lemon when it came to repairs and appearance.

    Pros: Great Gas Mileage, Easy Handling, Fun to Drive

    Cons: Poor Build, Costly Repairs, Slow Acceleration

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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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