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1998 Ford Contour SE 4 cyl DOHC
By Arthur Blessing on
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1998 Ford Contour 4dr Sedan
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Purchased car 1998 thru Hertz- 1998 model w/25,000 miles ; sale: pleasant experience, price quite reasonable, complete file kept on car by them, kept in like new condition by Hertz. Car has been extremely reliable and durable, similar in build quality to my previous Toyota. Front seats very comfortable (I'm 5'-11"), a few minor recalls handled well by Ford dealers, no major failures on car, just replaced things that wore out (belts, brakes, rotors, sparkplugs, thermostat, etc.). At 112,000 miles now still has original starter, alternator, water and fuel pumps, and now needs front end bushings and A/C compressor. Very happy with this car, except for mileage: 20-24 mpg for 4 cyl. car.
Favorite Features
Looks and handling (with 15" wheels and tires), front seats firm support and comfort, reliability of build, controls and nice durable paint job.
Suggested Improvements
A little underpowered, although 16 valves and DOHC give it fairly good performance. Mileage disappointing for a smaller 4 cylinder car.
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