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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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38 reader reviews for Ford Escort Hatchback.
  • 1.6 CL 5dr

    gary andrew , cornwall . Date: 28/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have the auto version and as you guessed it, I got problems although its got fsh and 66k miles these boxes are poor! Apart from that, it's a nice car and I would buy another but not an auto version. It has a quiet engine, is comfortable and looks nice, so I would recomend one .

  • 1.8 Si 5dr

    Derek Benson Date: 25/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Had this car from new (seven years). It has been very reliable - I've only had to replace normal maintenance items. Performs very well, is fast, handles well, and is comfortable to drive. I prefer it to my partner's two-year-old Focus.

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