I got this car from my parents, mainly
because they severely disliked driving
it. While I am grateful for having a
means of transportation, I would have
rather had a good used car than a
brand new Escort. They had only used
it for 2 years when they gave this car
to me, and had taken fairly good care
of it. I only recently started having
problems (when it was roughly four
years old) with the transmission and
the engine. It has surges of powers
and shifts very hard. The interior
and exterior styling is forgettable.
My car has been in four accidents; two
minor and two with significantly more
damage. Thankfully no one was ever
hurt in any of these accidents. And
in a large part, thanks to the mass
production of this car, parts were
fairly inexpensive and abundant.
None.... seeing as they stopped making
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