Ford Cortina Review from North America

1968 Ford Cortina GT 1.6

Model year1968
Year of manufacture1967
First year of ownership1968
Most recent year of ownership1973
Engine and transmission 1.6 Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 1 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.0 / 10
Distance when acquired3000 miles
Most recent distance38000 miles
Previous carFord Falcon


Clutch at 3000 miles, Windscreen wipers fell off regularly starting at 6500 miles. Reluctant to start at temp lower than 0 degree F., Master cyclinder reservoir leak at 28000 miles.

General Comments:

Would not start in cold weather, very susceptible to damp conditions, dealer not helpful.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 26th September, 2006

Average review marks: 4.0 / 10, based on 1 review