1988 Ford Meteor GL 1.3 from South Africa


It's a proud and noble thing!


The driver's seat seemed slightly loose at one of the runners. Nothing major, just meant you had to rock a bit to get the seat to click into place.

General Comments:

This was my first car. My sister and I bought it from an old lady.

First impressions:

Old. Boring.

Then took it for a test drive...

Wow! VERY responsive throttle!

Heavy steering, but a very solid feel to drive.

Easy gear box (4 speed). Never had problems with it slipping into fourth from first etc.

Relatively comfortable given the car's age.

The only reason I don't have the car anymore is because my sister wrote it off. However, I can report that the seat belts worked and that the car coped well given the velocity of the accident.

All round. This Mazda-Ford (Mazord to my family) was a loyal servant for the few months it was with us.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 20th March, 2010