Ford Contour

1998 Ford Contour

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  • (3.7) 23 reviews
  • MSRP: $744$4,736
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 29
  • Engine: 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (gaseous fuel compatible)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Ford Contour

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As I stood in the darkened shopping center parking lot waiting for the truck driver to load the red SVT Contour into his covered transporter for its final trip back to Detroit, I felt like a dad sending his kid off to college. Only the Contour wouldn't come back. Ford agreed to an extended-use evaluation of the car because living with one reveals much more than a week-long test driv... Read full review for the 1998 Ford Contour

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Good mechanicals betrayed by poor electric & trim

by EricO from Los Angeles CA on June 9, 2009

My contour is a GL model with the Sport handling package and optional features like sunroof and cruise control. I got it used as a lease return, and the previous owner maxed it out on optional equipme... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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