by Justin Davis on Apr 9, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
Must say that after 164,000 miles and a whole lot of rust in 16 years of existence,this car is still driving strong. It's fun to drive and it hasn't given the last owner or me any problems. Love this little car!
by tarichra4 on Aug 29, 2008 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
Bought our 93 GT 5 speed with 36,000 miles in 1996, and had to let it go in 2008 due to rust. Was a great car, peppy 1.8 engine gave us no problems except for slight lifter noise and general maintenance. Dist. O-Ring, thermostat and sending unit ,radiator, hoses, small things. Tranny went through 2 clutches, and a 3-4 shift fork and synchronizer. Fun to drive; seems to want to go through front ball joints and outer tie rods though. Ours was blue with gray interior, started rusting around the rear wheel lips, and went like wildfire since. The back half of the car is so rusted in the lower rear panels, and the frame rails are severely rusted. Rear strut came thru, and found more rust on the towers.
by The Great Bison on Jan 23, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
Used to drive my mom's 96 LX around
with the weak 88 hp engine, my GT makes
40 more hp and the difference is
unbelievable! I drive this car around
100 miles per day for both work and
school and at 100,000 miles, it still
refuses to leak a drop of anything.
The only repairs have been the
replacement of maintainance parts such
as brake linings, and rotors. The
mazda engine, 5 speed, and sport tuned
suspension makes this car a blast to
by JWILLI on Mar 7, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
I BOUGHT THIS CAR WITH 65,000 MILES ON
IT. THIS CAR IS SO MUCH FUN TO DRIVE. I
PUT 40,000 MILES ON IT IN JUST A YEAR
AND A HALF. WHAT A GREAT CAR. FUN TO
DRIVE.GREAT TO LOOK AT.0 PROBLEMS SO
FAR. CAR IS 10 YEARS OLD.PAINT LOOKS
BRAND NEW, NO RUST. AWESOME SHAPE
105,000 MILES ON IT AND STILL FEELS
VERY STONG. I'VE BLOWN AWAY LOTS OF
TEENS DRIVIN THERE SUPED UP CIVICS AND
ACCORDS. YOU SHOULD SEE MY SMILE!!
by JW on Jan 9, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
I bought this car as a second car. It
has since become my primary car. What a
fun car. I can't say enough about the
fun to drive factor. It surprises most
drivers out there. They see Escort and
laugh. When the light turns green. I'm
the one laughing. It is easy to
maintain. Fun to drive.And Very
reliable. I bouught it with 66,000
miles on it and within a year put
30,000 miles. It has never even seen
the inside of a service shop beside for
oil changes. Good job Ford and Mazda!!
by BSKET on Jan 5, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Ford Escort GT 2dr Hatchback
I HATED to part with this car!! There
were so many wonderful memories tied to
it (and with 151000 how could there
not)! We took this car everywhere. In
NE where the winters can be hell with
cold and snow...this car never quivered
once! IT always started and scooted
around when others were stuck. For a
car that was 10 years old, we had done
less that $1000 in repairs. AMAZING for
a car with that kind of mileage. I
never gave taking this car anywhere I
wanted a second thought.
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