• (4.2) 29 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: N/A
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 32
  • Engine: 110-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Ford Escort

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Owned this car for 15+ years. Was a good steed.

by JordanQB from Whitefish, MT on October 5, 2017

My old Ford Escort has been a reliable car that got me everywhere I needed and did it with great fuel economy. It had enough room that my family nor I ever felt cramped and was even pretty comfortable... Read Full Review

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