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Two transmissions later...
By devilsadvocate on
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1999 Ford Contour SVT 4dr Sedan
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Sure this car handles well, looks good and sounds good but I had to buy a new transmission around 50K miles then another around 65K miles. The interior was the also falling apart starting with the dash. It warped so wildly we had to remove the windshield to epoxy the dash back on. All the transmission work cost us around $6,000. Over all this car is money pit. If you buy one get it for cheap.
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Performance, economy, exhaust note and comfort.
Suggested Improvements
The transmission is horrible. Not only that, but if you cruise around 80mph you're doing nearly 4K rpm - horrible gas mileage after 4K rpm. Sixth gear would have been nice.
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