1998 Ford Escort Consumer Review: Great Car
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1998 Ford Escort - Consumer Review

1998 Ford Escort

Average Consumer Rating

116 Total Reviews

SE Wagon (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
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Build Quality
Reliability Value
Great Car
By Sandy Loam on

Vehicle

1998 Ford Escort SE 4dr Wagon

Review

We had issues the very next day after driving it off the lot. The engine would die while driving. We took it back twice and when I demanded a free loaner while they fixed the problem, they replaced a sensor. At 30,000 miles, the transmission went and it took the Ford dealership in Sierra Vista, AZ 6 transmissions and 3 weeks to get the right one, they finally put in a Mazda transmission. AC went out, 2 dealerships could not find out why, it was never fixed.CD changer stopped working. After that, we had very little problems and we had to get rid of it after I hit a bear and totaled it out. It had well over 230,000 miles on it and was still going strong. Overall, great car & fun to drive.

Best Features

The ride and sportiness for being a 4 door sedan. MPG was great.

Worst Features

Pick a transmission, and stick with it. The CD changer is garbage.
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