• (4.3) 25 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $794–$3,782
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 33
  • Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
1998 Ford Escort

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I bought the Escort new

by ChuckH from Rancho Cucamonga CA on November 1, 2017

I bought this car new. It was then driven by me, my daughter and my son. It's a basic reliable car. The odometer has 158,000 miles but the engine, water pump and clutch have only 12,000 miles. I w... Read Full Review

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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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

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