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Ford Escort Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.9 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 88 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 27/36 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

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  • What's New for 1992

    A notchback sedan is introduced as an LX-E trim-level; it offers four-wheel disc brakes, the GT engine, and GT interior touches. The Pony…

 
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  Average Consumer Rating (38 total reviews)


I still miss this car

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Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort

I bought my 1991 Escort in 1996 with only 26K miles on it...and kept it until 2002, when I traded it in with 112K on it. Why am I reviewing a car I traded-in 11 years ago? Because from a reliablity standpoint, it's the best I ever owned...and I have owned many much more expensive vehicles since then. In the 6 years I owned it, there wer no major repairs, and very few minor ones. Only 2 issues I ever had with it...the automatic seatbelt motor had to be replaced (dumb design on early 90's vehicles), and it tended to burn through headlight bulbs. Other than that, it ran like a top, was fun to drive, and great on gas! Still ran great the day I traded it in, and looking back wish I kept it




91 cayman gt

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Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort

I am the 2nd documented owner, the First owner had a 16 year old child that did not know how to handle a car like this or appreciate it. I bought it, rebuilt it, and it blows my LX out of the water as far as performance, comfort and styling. The fact it shares the BG Chassis with Mazda makes it a bit easier to find aftermarket performance parts. I have put about 700 miles on my car since June, and I love it. All K&N Filters, 205-55ZR15's, and it handles like a dream. Comes factory with Tokico struts, which is a great manufacturer of suspension equip. I absolutely love it and plan on keeping it to hand down to my son. Not a Mustang, but I blow by those anyways. I recommend it 100%!




My $100 escort

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Vehicle: 1991 Ford Escort

I obtained my Escort from it's grave. It had a broken timing belt, which in turn means it need a cylinder head. I put one on it at 145k and that was all. Ever since I have driven my "Little Go-Cart" over 10,000 miles with out a hitch. Engine is original and will probably need replacement around 165-180k but since I am a journeyman mechanic for 20 plus years,I believe it is worth it and a good all around runabout. Ford Rules!



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 27
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  • 36
  • highway
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Full 1992 Ford Escort Review

What's New for 1992

A notchback sedan is introduced as an LX-E trim-level; it offers four-wheel disc brakes, the GT engine, and GT interior touches. The Pony Comfort Group option makes air conditioning and power steering available on the base model.

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occupant1
occupant1
09-28-2012
Ford had a turbocharged, carbureted, 4-cylinder Mustang in the early 80s. They also sold turbocharged Escorts for a SHORT time in 83-84. The Mustang SVO, a very SWEET car, was a 2.3L Turbo with fuel...


davidmercer
davidmercer
03-15-2000
Tomorrow I will be trading in my 1990 Toyota Tercel for a 1992 Ford Escort LXE. I love the LXE model because it is not a hatchback, but I am wondering if I am doing the right thing. My Tercel has be...


mckee4
mckee4
01-14-1998
To my knowledge the line of Escort wagons from redesign circa 1992...