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A Ford so good I just bought a Toyota.
By JimP on
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2000 Ford Contour SE Sport 4dr Sedan
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Having evolved from a European design the Contour has better handling than other American cars its size. Unfortunately they cheapened the quality for the US market. The car has been a major disappointment. The dash top curled up like cardboard. The gas mileage is terrible, never more than 21-22. The plastic gas tank warped and burned out the pump (repair cost $968). The speakers are the cheapest junk I ever saw. It's impossible to remove the oil filter without spilling oil on exhaust manifold. Rear drum brakes don't adjust reliably. Ford took what was an excellent car and turned it into another typical piece of American junk. Never again.
Favorite Features
Excellent ride and handling. Smooth engine.
Suggested Improvements
Downsizing the 3-liter Duratec down to 2.5l makes for a needlessly complex engine. Japanese engines in this size are all 4 cylinders with comparable power and better fuel economy.
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