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1993 Ford Escort

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 26/35 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1993

    Minor styling changes to all trim levels include new taillights and grille. GT models receive a new spoiler and wheels. The LX models receive body-color spoilers.

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Mechanically, it's like a rock.

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

I got the steal of the century when I picked up my 93 Escort of an elderly woman who could no longer drive. I got it in 04 with 14k (no joke) miles on it for just under $2000. Since then, I delivered pizza in it for 3 years, and have driven it as a city commuter for the last 2. It's solid as a rock mechanically speaking. I've changed brake pads, oil, belts and the outer tie rod ends it just keeps on trucking. However, my interior is falling apart. Also, what's up with the cup holders that are like 2cm deep? I've had countless numbers of drinks spill while making turns. Great car reliability speaking, but this isn't much more than a mode of BASIC transportation.




Love my car, hate to

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

This car was a hot little number when I bought it from a friend. She had it all of 5 months and needed a van. No rust on her then, we live in New England, someone in NH garaged it in the winter. What a wonder! No real problems, great little car. Got in a minor fender bender and the front bumper was $400 to replace (with paint). Didn't have the money to replace grille - didn't need it for inspection!




A great car, and i'll

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

I recently had to give up my Escort for a newer vehicle, but not without some reluctance. I purchased my Escort 4D Hatchback in September of 2003 and it proved to be one of the most reliable cars I've ever owned. I drive some serious miles for work and recreation, and aside from a few minor problems over the three and a half years I owned it, it was always reliable and got me to where I needed to go. I did have some problems with the tires and tie rods (which I've heard is a common Escort problem) and anti-freeze would leak from time to time (also another common Escort problem), but I never had to deal with any major mechanical problems.




Very much so worth your

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

I just bought the car for $700 about two months ago and did I ever get a deal! It had 129k on it but it drove like a dream, heck the air even worked (at first anyway). I drive it everywhere although I really wish my air hadn't died. But other than that the car is rust free, clean and everything else works; it's a good running car with no problems and there's about 132k on it now. Great gas mileage which is good since gas is nearly $4 a gallon. I recommend it for anyone who is looking for something cheap to grip.




Reliable

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

I bought my car from a private owner in September of 2003 and I can honestly say I did not want the car. I wanted more of a sports car. But I have been completely satisfied with my car. It is not the best looking car out there but I have had absolutely no problems with it. My car has high mileage and is still very reliable. I drive it alot and I definately don't drive it easy. My 1993 Ford Escort is a strong and very reliable car. I am pleased.




More than you paid for

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Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort LX 4dr Hatchback

Been driving this car for 50,000 miles and haven't spent a dime on it except for regular maintenance. Alas it's too weak to drive on the highway with more than one person in the car, but if you spend most of your time in the city, you can't do better bang for your buck. Highway fuel economy averages to 35 mpg.



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What's New for 1993

Minor styling changes to all trim levels include new taillights and grille. GT models receive a new spoiler and wheels. The LX models receive body-color spoilers.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 26
  • cty
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  • 35
  • highway
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