by Dusty on Apr 4, 2002 Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort LX 4dr Wagon
Ok. So its a little long in the tooth.
It's a great hauler of all kinds of
things and a great arround town car
with great milage (and with the price
of gas that's a real plus!).
Hard to get this much wagon for so
by Tony L on Mar 1, 2002 Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort LX 4dr Wagon
My "Little Red Wagon" astounds me on how durable and solid it is. I believe that due to this car being "part" Mazda, it performs and lasts much like a Japanese import. The one downfall is its engine (Ford built). It has always had trouble on long trips where it must sustain a consistant high rpm for a long time. I always get the "check engine" light and the engine bogs down. Around town, this car is reliable. Not many small cars, that I have driven, handle as well.
...basically, Ford threw in the towel after 1990 when it comes to small cars. The '91 Escort is the same basic car as the 1991 Mazda Protege. It's basically a Protege with an engine from the old For...
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