by THIELLS FD 227 on Mar 29, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
This car is small yet powerful. The only thing is that the car has virtually no pick up (acceleration). With a very little bit of work, the car is incredible. I got my aspire with 25,000 miles on it and put about $300 worth of work under the hood and the car is amazing. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another aspire at any time.
by wiiz on Jan 10, 2009 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
I rented a Ford Aspire once and decided it was the car I wanted to buy. I've had this car 10 years. Replaced a clutch (60K miles), and have had the front end (outer tie rod, and L ball joint replaced just last year. I give it regular oil changes and keep the tires inflated. Except for this last year with the front end work, this has been a dream. 41+ mpg highway, 34 city. Quiet, and small enough to fit into even the smallest parking spaces. The hatch is roomy - it's like a clown car on the inside! I can get so much stuff in it it's crazy! I can drive in the snow when bigger 4WD vehicles can't. It's 13 (near 14) years old, and I don't intend to get rid of it any time soon. Yay for me.
by J.C.M. on Aug 6, 2003 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
I love my Aspire. It was the first and
only new car that I ever bought. It
has never not started and gotten me to
work. I drive 60 miles a day just for
work so gas mileage is important. I
have had to do only basic maintenance
(brakes, tires). My car has 134000
miles on it now and I haven't had a
payment in 5 years. I love this car.
My only complaint is that for a small
car it has relatively expensive tires.
Also, if you tune up your Aspire, I
recommend that you seal your
distributor cap with electrical tape.
by Jason65644 on Nov 26, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
This is one of the best cars that i
have owned and driven. Not only does
it cost me to fill up $17(cdn), it gets
me through the week--and i drive a
lot. The odometer is at 165,231 and
the car still runs like new. Had to
replace Nothing....not even the
battery..I would highly recommend it as
a second car or a first car to anyone
by Annie Buchmiller on Sep 9, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
I am the second owner of my 95 Ford
Aspire, and I LOVE it! I have only had
routine maintance on my car, oil
changes and such. I have 133k miles on
this bad boy and it is still going
strong. I will drive this until it
dies. I have just been looking around
at vehicles so I will know what I want
when the time comes and I do belive it
will be a KIA, Aspire's are made by
KIA. I just can't say it enough I LOVE
by joe kossuth on Mar 24, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
we bought this aspire new in summer of 1995 for about 10k.
we have now driven it for 7 years and has been the most reliable and trouble free car we have ever owned (owned about 20 cars over 30 years).
the only thing that went wrong with it has been the water pump which needed to be replaced twice. the dealership-installed airconditioning needed repair also. other than that we only did maintenance on the car. no rust at all, engine oil usage is minimal, temp gauge never goes above normal and we live in the desert southwest.
our next car will be a kia for sure (aspire built by kia). we absolutely loved this car and plan on keeping it until it dies.
For the past 12 years I have used economy cars to commute 40 miles each way to work. I had 2 used colts and then in 1996 I bought a new 1995 aspire. It was the last on the lot and with a $600 rebate...
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