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1993 Ford Tempo

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best car ford made
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By james bungarden
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 2dr Coupe


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I bought this tempo new. took it to California when it had 188000 miles on it. round trip was 4000 miles. 35 mpg. wanted to trade for new 2013 fusion dealer said he give me 150 dollors for it I still have it now has 200700 miles will go anywhere I want. if the fusion lasts as long the tempo i'll be happy.


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Love my Tempos
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By rokey
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 4dr Sedan


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I bought a 1993 2 yrs ago...the engine had blown on my van ... got the car for $600.00 it has 57,000 miles on the engine (verified by a couple of mechanics)...the whole car is immaculate ... came to visit my sis a few thousand miles away & am staying a lil longer than anticipated so decided to check craigslist for a car and found another 1993 Tempo for $400.00 in September '12 and I kid you not, same story, immaculate...God was lookin out for me! anyhow, both cars are, well unbelievable inside & out.....no engine knocks, don't use oil, bodies are in good shape...economical on gas ...I highly recommend this car! Mine are automatic transmission


Best Features

the one has a cd player :)


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1993 GL V6 Tempo
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By D. Goodrode
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 4dr Sedan


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Got it with 86k on it, needed complete tune-up, 3.0 V6 is great, trans has no O.D. or lock up converter, but shifts great, (shades of the 1960's), put 10% over size tires on front, get 22 to 26 MPG average, everything works on the car, 42 Degree A/C on 95 Degree days, change oil with 15w40 Diesel oil every 4k miles, runs like a Swiss watch, no oil leaks, usual maintenance items, car now has 102k on it, good riding car, kind of boring to drive, but so far very very reliable, good daily driver, what more could you want for $900.00? Looking for a reason to get a newer car but the darn thing just won't give me a reason to retire it!


Best Features

Interior fairly roomy, radio w/tape player still sounds good, seats not to bad, for what it is it's great!


Worst Features

Transmission needs overdrive gear and a lock up torque converter, for crying out loud Ford, this was 1993 not 1963.


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Buy A FORD
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By M. Horsey
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 4dr Sedan


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Ford Tempo for us was an excellent choice. Still in wonderful condition, not a spec of rust. Rarely repaired - (no majors!)oil/filter every 3 months/ new brakes/ tires, that is basically it. Drives and runs like a gem! We also currently, own (bought new) a 2000 FORD TAURUS wagon, again more than pleased. We have had FORDs - always bought new, since 1966.


Best Features

Easy driving!


Worst Features

None


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It is a good first car
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By Jess
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 4dr Sedan


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I got this car for myself for by birthday two years ago for $500, it had over 144k miles on it, now it has 156k. The top gloss paint has since worn off and I have spent over $1500 on it to fix all the problems like the brake lines, starter, battery, e-brake cable, and exhaust system twice. The window in the back no longer works, and one of the power locks doesn't work. The liner in the trunk is no longer attached, there is a lot of rust. But it is good on gas and gets me where I need to be, although at 55 mph it gets the shakes, not good in the winter, it gets stuck a lot. But it has been Nice while I've had it.


Best Features

Plenty of room in the back seat


Worst Features

Could have better interior fabric, they get dirty really easy.


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