Written on: 24/12/2008
Pretty good car for £122. very economical, quick (for a diesel), looks good, sounds good, very reliable.
Can be noisy, doesn't always respond until the turbo kicks in, few bits in the interior not working, bit rusty. (read more)
Written on: 28/03/2008
Very reliable car the estate in my opinion is very roomy without car being to large to park comfortably unlike Mondeo witch is a bit difficult to judge mine as given me years of problem free driving with the turbo there for that little bit of power when needed. In my humble opinion it a very good useful family car with out being to dopey to drive I love them. (read more)
Written on: 16/02/2008
I brought this trusty Ford Escort 1.8 turbo/diesel estate, this is one of the last one`s to be made with it been a 00 w reg, this is my 4th Escort and these are a good reliable car. (read more)
Written on: 30/12/2007 by tangojunior (1 review written)
We've got a 1.4 petrol Ford Escort and a 1.8 diesel Ford Escort. Even with today's diesel prices I'd stick with the old diesel. (read more)
Written on: 28/11/2004 by daftbugger2002 (1 review written)
The European version of the Ford Escort is the original jack of all trades. It does everything that's asked of it. Then again it doesn't do most things particularly well.
The Ford Escort 1.8 Diesel LX Family Car is not quick, with only 60bhp under the bonnet it's vastly underpowered and can be embarrassed under acceleration by a fully loaded HGV. But then, when I bought it I wasn't looking for a blisteringly fast 0-60 time.
The engine itself is also unrefined, so much so there's a lot of... (read more)
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