Review of "Ford Escort XR3i"

published 18/02/2004 | nmster
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Pro small.. fun car....handles well and is sporty
Cons can be high insurance
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Road Handling
Fuel consumption

"is this the best fun car ?"

i bought a 18 year old xr3i..... 2 long term owners from new......low mileage . all origional..
bought as a fun car for myself...... WOW....... i forgot how much fun cars were... can be high, but with thatcham approved immobolisers and alarms...... costs are reasonable...( for a 40 yr old ).
cheap to keep running... good consumption and reasonably well built car...... makes a good reliable vehicle .
Why do i think this is a fun car ....... its sporty.... handles well...... smooth gearbox......fairly economical and is not expensive to keep the engine in good condition..
I realise some may have been boy raced....but i was lucky mine had not been....i do get a lot of strange looks from people... but i don't care...
i regularly take the wife and kids out for a drive to the coast....we all like the car... even the harsh ride of the sports suspension , can do nothing to make our journey less enjoyable.

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  • missie123 published 18/02/2004
    you could expand on what the car is like and its features for higher ratings, check out some other car reviews to get an idea. x
  • angeelu published 18/02/2004
    These are great cars! There's so much more you could say about them!
  • magicloudz published 18/02/2004
    I wouldn't be able to afford the insurance on this one:) -Jon
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Product Information : Ford Escort XR3i

Manufacturer's product description

Petrol, Diesel

Product Details

Fuel Type: Petrol; Diesel

Range: Ford Escort

Manufacturer: Ford


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