1998 Ford Escort 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Not a fun to drive,
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1998 Ford Escort - Consumer Review

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LX Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Not a fun to drive, but it never dies
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1998 Ford Escort LX 4dr Sedan

Review

I bought my Escort because it is what I could afford at that time. It had only 20K and looks almost new. I have been driving this car on daily basis for 2 years and put 30k on it. Escort is a plain, compact, low-priced seden. There is really not much fun to drive it. The engine, transmission and brake system works fine for commuting daily, but performance is mediocre. Overall it is a reliabe car and gives me great gas mileage (~28 city and ~36 highway). I have never had any problem with its mechanical quality, even after one collision and one weather disaster. I changes the oil regularly at local Ford dealership. A great car for daily life!

Favorite Features

Reliability, good gas mileage, cheap maintenance cost

Suggested Improvements

The model is discontinued.
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