1996 Ford Contour Consumer Review: Good and Bad

1996 Ford Contour - Consumer Review

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By mikemc on


1996 Ford Contour GL 4dr Sedan


The Contour I purchased has great
mileage and the car is extra clean
however there are some problems worth
mentioning.The Contour has a history of
blowing the timing belt around 80,000
miles as well as air conditioning
problems around 50,000 I havent had
thse problems but I did have to replace
the relay,radiator,and fan in the motor
before ever driving the car.The other
problem that I had was the design of
the cup holder in the middle console.It
broke and now Ford is replacing the
whole item with a new item for

Best Features

engine is fuel efficent,car is easy to drive and park

Worst Features

fix the cup holders and address the timing belt and air issues this model has
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