1967 Ford Fairmont Review from Australia and New Zealand

1967 Ford Fairmont 250 Pre Crossflow

Year of manufacture1967
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 250 Pre Crossflow Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.2 / 10
Distance when acquired92000 miles
Most recent distance92000 miles
Previous carToyota T18

Summary:

Good, reliable, safe car

Faults:

Shortly after I got the car, I blew up the exhaust pipe because the carburetor was in need of reconditioning.

I've had to replace the radiator, but that was because I forgot the screw (the air filter one) and the fan blade drove it through it.

Needs a new roof lining, but that will be done.

Carpet has been replaced.

General Comments:

Very reliable, fuel cost is not too bad for a car of its age and engine size. Steering and braking (which is power assisted) are surprisingly light also.

Parts are readily available and very cheap.

The hardest things to get are little things like chrome fittings and horn rings etc.

Has a nice deep note to the engine and is quick off the mark.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 6th July, 2001

Average review marks: 8.2 / 10, based on 1 review