By ZX2NOT on
2002 Ford Escort ZX2 Deluxe 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
I actually purchased the automatic
deluxe model and wish I had the manual
transmission. This car is extremely
Both window seals leak air when driving
at highway speeds. The engine vibrates
severely at stoplights due to faulty
engine mounts (Per Ford Service Techs)
The body style is great, good handling,
dependable, but - lacks horsepower,
expect HUGE depreciation loss!
I Tried trading in my 2002 ZX2 for
something better but found out that it
had depreciated 60% in 4 months. Most
dealers only offer $7,000 tops on trade.
Light Weight, Sport Exterior, good
Suggest that Ford offers a high
performance premium package with Turbo
charger, larger spoiler, premium sound,
leather, nicer wheels, etc. to compete
with other manufacturer sport compacts.
Get rid of that clumsey egg shaped
center dash - looks real cheap!