1992 Ford Transit 80 bhp diesel


Very reliable, comfortable, noisy and uninteresting car


Driver seat is worn.

Steering house has worn out gears.

Exhaust rusted off.

Starter engine got a burned coil.

Battery-mounts rusted away.

Distribution Belt broke. Replaced it, reset the valves, no further damage to the engine! This happened because the previous owner had not replaced the belt as promised. The belt broke after 110.000 km's of use.

At 380.000 km's, water temperature sensor broke.

Cap of the fuse-box has come off when opening.

Sometimes the indicator-lights-fuse blows without good reason.

Back door hinges have too much play.

Driver side doorknob has broken 2 times.

Chart-holders in both doors have come off.

General Comments:

0 to 100 km/h in 33 seconds.

100 to 120 km/h in 20 seconds.

120 to 130 km/h in 60 seconds.

Handles like a... elephant? You really have to tug the wheel to guide it, and even then it might go off in a completely unwanted direction.

Noisy on the highway.

Very high seat position, with my 1.96 I can sit comfortably.

Very long shift distances.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd January, 2006