(3.9) 12 reviews
MSRP: $1,966$3,966
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 29
Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2001 Ford Escort

Our Take on the 2001 Ford Escort

Our Take

The Escort used to be one of Ford’s best-selling models, but it plays a smaller role now that the Focus has taken over as the high-volume small car. The Escort survives as a four-door sedan available as a fleet vehicle for daily car-rental companies and other high-volume customers. The spor... Read Full Report


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Good econobox

by Walrus from New Jersey on April 16, 2009

This little car has served me well over the last six years taking me to work and back (56 miles round trip). It has great highway MPG (around 33 mpg). It has proved to be very reliable. It's only need... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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