After nearly 5 years, it's been great!!
By wje on
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot 2dr Coupe
I purchased my '98 ZX2 Sport brand new.
After nearly 5 years, I've put 40K
miles on it. I'm using Mobil1
sythetic oil in my car.
It's never been in the shop for a repair.
Sadly, my daughter is now 9-years-old
and I need to spring for a 4-door car,
so I've got to sell my ZX2 :(
The car has been a fun car and my red
paint shines as good as (or better) than
the day I purchased it due to my
extensive upkeep on the car.
I'm not young - nearly 40, but this has
been a fun car to drive.
Split-fold rear seats, excellent heater
and A/C performance. 15" aluminum
wheels, low maintenance that is required
on this vehicle, gas mileage and the
In 2003, Ford revised the ZX2. The new
ZX2 uses a standard head unit for the
radio/CD option. Ford should have
always used this configuration from the
beginning - rather than a proprietary