1993 Ford Escort LX 4 door hatchback 1.9L from North America
Best car I have ever owned!!!
New fuel pump at around 70,000 miles.
New struts around 150,000.
Front end work done just last summer (2006), my husband replaced everything.
This has been the best car I have ever owned. We bought it brand new with only 6 miles on it in 1993. The factory battery lasted for 8 years! Still, 14 years later, it runs great! It has approximately 188,000 miles on the engine and really hasn't had that many major repairs. When it hit 100,000 miles we wondered how much longer it would last. We have been amazed at the durability of this little 1.9L engine. It now gets about 32 miles per gallon which I think is great @ $3.39 per gallon for gas. I think the reason it has lasted so long is the simple fact that my husband has maintained it very well. Nothing but synthetic oil since the second oil change in this little jewel. We are now ready to buy a newer vehicle, but I will still keep my escort as my daily driver. I hope my next car holds up this well.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 29th May, 2007