Bought used 3 1/2 years ago with 68k. Had to repair brakes twice, coolant reservoir, heater core, wheel bearings...but the car has never stranded anyone. Know going in that this car has a lot of design defects that you need to be aware of. Brakes, transmission, coolant system (including heater), are all going to fail. I do like the car though. Comfortable and safe, and it has turned me into a mechanic.
Power seat, decent sound system, old school American ride.
This car is gone, so the suggestion is to Ford to smarten up. Build a low priced, good looking car that performs well and is reliable. Why is that so hard?
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