... And with it being a Ford, and therefore easyish to keep in good condition, it should be possible to find well maintained examples, or slightly tuned ones that can actually outperform similar cars.
They can be hard to track down, as they were reasonably rare cars, ... Read review
quite nippy 115bhp engine. looks great. cheap to obtain.
repairs can be pricy, problems with coolant system
So if you thought Ford Escorts were past their best these days, or a little bit boring, or just not your thing, you could well be pleasantly surprised with this model.
I know I was!
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
"...but it is for a Ford Escort. My parents have one. I think that they are very reliable and spacious. I think they are good cars and they get us from A to B which is what cars are for really isnt it?
With electric windows and central locking as well as a sunroof they are quite cool cars!!
It has four doors so you will not need to struggle to get in. Unless there is someone sitting in the front of the car who needs alot of space then there is quite ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
fast, relaible, economical especially for a performance car, good looking
cant think of any, possibly could do with more room in rear but then mine is a 3door
"I have only owned my gti for a short while now but i already love it, I got it for a bargain price of £700 (250 less than asking price) it is a red 3 door model and is stunning. there are a few minor faded patches such as door mirrors and on the spoiler however i intend to t-cut these and bring the shine back. The car is a beaut no two ways about it, its very quick, dont listen to people who say it doesnt deserve a gti badge, it does, its quicker ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Some really rough examples on the road,higher insurance bracket than SI and there pretty much same
"Ford Escort GTIs have very smooth and loverly Zetec Engines very nice to look at and drive can get some looks around towns great motor too look good while taxi'ing the family about or a toy for some fun very comfy half leather interior cool aircon system loverly 5 spoke alloys with skirts and bumper spats the only problem is that the insurance can be high and some have been thrashed and not looked after its in a higher tax and insurance bracket than ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: not helpful