by Erikvi on Feb 22, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 4dr Hatchback
Incredeable interior space. When you
take out the back seats (remove 4
bolts) you can use it as a mini-mini
van. Gas mileage is a little
disappointing. Fun to drive. Very
comfortable seats. Lots of leg room (I
am 6ft-2". I can stretch my legs.
Hardly any trouble after 155,000
by Bade on Feb 11, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 2dr Hatchback
I don't think it is the greatest car,
but I do prefer it over some others.
The size is what gets me...it is a
little to small sometimes, other huge
cars like Dodge Ram pickups tower over
me, but then it is normal size against
other cars. Not as fast as I hoped, but
since I have bought it I have never had
to do any special work on it other than
the usual oil change, and filter
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