1983 Ford Tempo Review

1983 Ford Tempo GL from North America

Year of manufacture1983
First year of ownership1998
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired80000 miles
Most recent distance93000 miles


Cheap and reliable, great car!!!



Oil changes/regular maintenance.

General Comments:

I lived out of this car during college. It was my first car and it was free. I haven't put a dime into it. I just bought a 1994 Tempo and donated the old one to a charity.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th March, 2001

Average review marks: 8.8 / 10, based on 1 review