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A Compromise
By yeahcapes on 01/30/11 13:35 PM (PST)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I drive a 95 automatic Aspire with about 180K on it. I agree that the car is fairly reliable, always started with no problem until it was about -5 degrees outside. Doesn't accelerate well at all, but gets me where I need to be. Gas mileage is excellent, until you need to turn the heat or AC on, then it just drops. However, the car is not at all comfortable, I drive friends around a lot and it's always cramped. Leaks in the door let air in everywhere, and I spend the whole ride wiping frost off the INSIDE of the windshield. Back defrost is a joke. In the cold the speedometer slides right to 110. Honestly, I hate driving the car, but I do think some of it might be my own personal Aspire.
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Owned it twice now
By Althanite on 11/18/10 00:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

Originally bought it for my 600 miles per week commute to work. Loved the car from the start. My family of four - 2 middle/high schoolers - often took it for trips to town as well. We've even used it like a truck (the hatchback is great) hauling nearly everything with it - hay, 14 foot long 2x4s, 20 foot long PVC pipes, etc. If we could fit it in, the car would haul it. It now has over 200,000 miles - no major work or problems other than a broken speedometer and cable but I drove it that way for two years! We gave it to my sister for a few years and just got it back for my 18 yr old to drive to college and work. He loves it over his 2000 GMC 4x4 - it is cool, sporty and great MPG gas!
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Better then a Scooter
By Scooter on 08/19/10 15:41 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I was in the market to buy a Scooter to go shopping and run around. My limit was $1,000. I found this little car at a Charity Auction with 40K original miles. I actually outbid someone else with $800. Needed tune-up and headlight bulbs. I decided to drive to work now every day 40 miles round trip, get over 42 MPG on a regular bases. Takes 6 gallon to fill it up once a week. Better then my 350z or my F150. Zip in and around big cars, park anywhere I decide. No fancy toys to break. I took out the back seat, now I have a large cargo space. Better yet, I can drive this all year round. I'll drive this toy till I can't find parts for it. Why buy a Prius?
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Great, reliable car
By Dave on 02/24/10 18:18 PM (PST)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

It may not look like much, but it keeps going and going! I never have to worry in the morning if it is going to turn over. Very dependable and reliable. No frills, but gets the job done.
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'95 Aspire with 245K miles!
By Jermnc77 on 01/06/10 19:44 PM (PST)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I purchased my Aspire from a cousin. I had long bugged him to sell it to me, and finally he relented! The motor has been replaced at 193K. I found a motor with 22K on it. I have practically rebuilt the car. But it's been a work of love. I like the styling. The gas mileage is great! (averages 32mpg). It is a 5 spd with AC. I have achieved 41 MPG with the Aspire by not running the AC and keeping speed to 55mph. The mechanics of this car are simple and it's easy to work on when necessary. With that said, it has been an extremely reliable car! I don't know what I would have done w/out it during the "gas rush" of Katrina! I wish Ford would bring this back! Just the way it is!
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5 speed wins over automatic
By gotitan on 10/23/09 19:59 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I have 96 automatic @ 32 mpg and a 1995 5 speed @ tops 44 mpg....with the back seat out I can haul a full sized gas dryer with the hatch down.
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Part of the family
By bowdog72 on 08/20/09 04:18 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I bought a 5-speed manual Aspire third hand with 140000km on the clock. Only major problem was a faulty fuel pump that was replaced at 170k - a cheap diy fix. Since purchase the after-market mods have been tinted windows, alloy rims and stiffer suspension - because I love this car. Without doubt, this is the best car I have ever owned. Mechanically it has been perfect with regular oil and coolant changes, and one set of disks and brakes in 50,000km. Amazing, considering it regularly works in the 3-4k rpm range when squeezing through the traffic. My version has a boot opener! No chance of selling this one - the family would never allow it. That's Ok with me - they can bury me in it!
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Aspire resurrected
By jermnc77 on 06/20/08 14:01 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I bought my Aspire from my cousin (after begging for years for him to sell it to me). It had 163K on the motor at the time. Nine (k) later, the motor finally gave out. I have since had a new motor installed and worked over most of the parts. I don't know what I would do w/out it now! I got 38mpg city and 41mpg highway (easy driving/no AC on)!! I wouldn't hesitate to find another Aspire and get it back on the road too!
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Ford Aspire 1995
By four wheels on 08/03/07 19:26 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I had a five speed Ford Aspire and it went about 39-40 mpg. It was peppy in the city and adequate on the highway, also it was fun to drive. I'd recommed it to save gas.
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Great Car
By warlocke on 10/10/06 18:19 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

1995 Ford Aspire Hatchback 2dr Hatchback

Review

I have had the car 3 months and i love it to death. I will not sell it and will drive it till it blows up lol. Runs strong at 130k+ miles; still getting 25-35mpg city/highway respectively.
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