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1996 Ford Escort

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Information shown for entry-level Hatchback.

Fuel Economy:
City 26/Hwy 35/Comb 29 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 1.9 Liter Transmission: Manual, 5-Spd
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

1996 Ford Escort Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
7.9
Out of 10

Based on 314 Ratings for the 1991 - 1996 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.5/10
    Quality
    8.3/10
  • Reliability
    8.8/10
    Performance
    8.1/10
  • Comfort
    7.9/10
    Styling
    7.6/10

Great car

By on Monday, August 31, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 495,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this car new in 1995, in Omaha,NE. I now live in VA. It has been the best car I have ever owned. I have close to 500,000 miles. It has never let me down. I wish I could find a car as great has this one."

fun little car. Good on gas and goes everywhere

By on Saturday, August 22, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 170,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"i owned this car for 8 months every thing that broke was easy to fix myself. good on gas fun to drift. To get it to slide in snow for most amount of handling keep it empty, when you need traction fill it up. Not fast but if you can drive you can have fun."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Good Car

By on Friday, March 06, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 220,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Good, reliable car with very good gas mileage. Inexpensive to have repaired because it was a very popular car in its time and a lot of parts are still around."

8 people out of 13 found this review helpful

most dependable vehicle ever

By on Monday, January 12, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 240,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "has a lot of zip, fun to drive, pretty good color"

Cons: "drivers seat could use a little more padding"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This car has been reliable and never given me any trouble, I am the 2nd owner. I feel so lucky to have this car, I never feel nervous to take it anywhere even with 240,000 miles. It has had regular oil changes and service maintenance since I've owned it and there are records from the previous owner with the same care. Thank you for making a car so dependable and convenient. Love the hatchback."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

motor excellent interio clean

By on Sunday, November 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "excellent motor"

Cons: "a few rust spot on hood"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"drive smooth, motor quiet, clean inside,a few rust spot on hood, the tires are good.drove it from califorina in 2010.no problems starting up in the winter,very dependable car.nice looking car,white.nothing wrong with the car.i think the car is good for another 200,000 miles."

7 people out of 10 found this review helpful

Good Car - one person owner

By on Thursday, October 09, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 101,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
Not Rated
Styling
6/10
Comfort
5/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Car in good condition - basically one owner except for first 2200 miles. Previous owner traded in for a bigger car."

5 people out of 11 found this review helpful

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