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You forget you're driving a van

Advantages: economical, roomy
Disadvantages: sluggish going up steep hills

I'm on my second Courier now. My first was a white L-reg 1.8 Diesel which I bought second-hand in 1997 and drove for 3 years. My current Courier is a 1.8 Diesel which I bought brand new in September 2000. Its main improvements over the earlier model are a ...

sharkli 23.05.2002 · Read full review
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1983 FORD FIESTA XR2 - NOSTALGIA RULES OK!

Advantages: Agile. Attainable. Cheap running costs. Fast. Handling. Practical Classic.
Disadvantages: Getting Scarce. Heavy Steering. Impractical interior fabrics. Paintwork. Rust.

You may well ask how I remember so well, and am able to quote detailed statistics on a car that I ran over thirty years ago – not that it seems anywhere near that long ago to me now....... .....well, decades before joining Ciao and publishing reviews to ...

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Road rocket with a big boot

Advantages: Fast (ish), Fun, well built, plenty of boot space
Disadvantages: Tyres

...my 1986 diamond white XR2, 1600 CVH for 8 years now. I have also owned in that same period a 1.8 Diesel Fiesta, Escort RS1600I & RS Turbo, Ford focus, Ford Cortina Mk1, XR2I (cvh) and driven plenty of other cars such as a Subaru, Audi A8, B ...

tazorii 25.01.2006 · Read full review
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Fiesta XR2i with a difference

Advantages: Better torque, more flexible & reliable engine (Zetec as opposed to CVH), higher re-sale value, many improvements
Disadvantages: Still not quite in the league it should be, overshadowed by very similar RS1800 due to its more tuned engine

Ford’s Fiesta XR2i has always had a large following, primarily from "boy racers", but is a car that most people identify with. It was never breathtaking in the performance department, but good looking, affordable and reasonably quick, it established itsel ...

xr2i16v 26.12.2000 · Read full review
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XR2i Pocket Rocket!!!

Advantages: Fast, Cheap, Low MPG, Well Built , loads of boot space
Disadvantages: Tires, not nice body kit on it

i had one of these very fast cheap and easy enough to insure at a young age and verryyy fun to drive!!! Engine: these are based on either a 1.6cvh or 1.8cvh 16v fast enough about 90bhp to 110bhp .they are FWD ,transmission: manual 5 speed Speed an ...

djkane2006 11.09.2007 · Read full review
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