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4.63 out of 5 stars

Best car I've owned to date.

F Bean, 05/02/2006
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
6 of 6 people found this review helpful

I bought this car new at the advice of my brother, who is a Ford mechanic. He said they had yet to have one come in for any warranty work. True to his word, I've owned this car for 5 years, drive the heck out of it, wrecked it twice, and it still is there for me every time, knock on wood. I've never had to have it jumped or had it fail to start. I've had my oil changed every 3-4 thousand miles and it looks like honey. Good girl car, as it is dependable and looks good too!

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4.13 out of 5 stars

Good Car

hoffman2, 06/23/2011
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
8 of 9 people found this review helpful

This was the fisrt car i bought it had 120,000 miles on it and had been sitting for a while when i got it but with a charged battery it cranked right up and drove amazingly all ive done to it was regular maintainance to it and ive had it for 3 years and have 188,000 miles on it now and it still runs beautifully i plan to drive it untill it dies. very good investment i would recommend to anyone.

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4.5 out of 5 stars

What a car!

Mr. Stone, 04/26/2002
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
4 of 4 people found this review helpful

By far the best car for under $15,000. Better performance than the Civics that were priced several thousand dollars higher. My only complaint is the relatively small amount of storage space in the glove box, etc.

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4.5 out of 5 stars

Reliable Transportation

Jim, 01/03/2009
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Purchased new in 2001 and I could not be happier with this car. Never had any problems with this car. Just recently replaced my first set of brakes. 5 speed transmission moves this car quickly in traffic. I still own this car and will replace the timing belt to get another 75,000 miles out of it.

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1.63 out of 5 stars

Ford escort zx2

IxLeSsxThNx3U, 11/18/2009
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
3 of 3 people found this review helpful

What ever you do, do not buy this car. I have had so many problems with this car. First of all there is a hose that is built too close to the engine so that it will end up burning a hole through the hose in this car. It has done it in my car and had to be replaced. Second they are known for having troubles with their struts.. mine went out. Third these cars are pretty hard to work on since under the hood everything is pretty compact. Fourth, ford's during this year are known for having shifting problems due to transmission filters, and they have to be changed often. Fifth I had to replace the whole exhaust system in this car. These cars have a lot of problems. DO NOT BUY ONE!!!!!!!!

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