By XQSME EH on
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot 2dr Coupe
I was looking for a commuter car, got
that but also some extras. I found the
ZX2 to have suprising power, sufficient
comfort to take a 500 mile trip and to
hold its own at freeway speeds, bonuses
all. I am 6'4" and 225 lb and didn't
expect to get away with buying so small
a car. I have so much confidence in it
that I bought new tires warranteed for
Gas mileage is 39 at a steady 70 mph.
Very reliable. Looks good. Very
A bit of water gets in at the car wash.
Road and engine noise(a BMW it is
not). You have to push firmly on the
brake pedals. Air conditioning loses
some when idling. Factory tires should
be replaced with larger and more
reasonably priced tires.