This is a very reliable car,definitly an improvement over the first gen escort. It has been refined and restyled to be a moderatly beautiful car as well. it has exceptional fuel efficiency, and very low maintenence costs. Proper preventitive maintenance is a must. The seats are comfortable for short trips only(50 miles or less). The 1.9L provides ample power for the car. Owners of the escort should go to www.escortracing.com and check out our message board at the Escort Racing Development Team.
Large faithful folloing of owners. it is a world class car that is respected in every counrty but the US. Highly underestimated.
lower, more ergonomic seats. (ford is notorious for bad ergonomics). and, last but not least, to ford: Bring it back!
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