Ford Escort 1995 Sedan

This generation of Ford Escort has been produced from January, 1995 to August, 1998. We can provide information about 8 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Ford is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.8 litres and power of from 71 to 105 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement 1.8 litres and power of from 60 to 90 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (7 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Ford Escort 1995 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8 to 8.9 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.9 to 6.6 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Ford Escort 1995 sedan petrol engine version is Ford Escort 1.6i, consuming 8 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Ford Escort 1995 sedan diesel - Ford Escort 1.8 D for 100 kilometers consumes 5.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Ford Escort real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average the same for petrol engines and the same for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Ford Escort modification.

Ford Escort 1995 sedan CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 188 to 203 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 167 to 175 grams per kilometer. From Ford Escort with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Ford Escort 1.6i which produces an average of 188 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Ford Escort diesels least CO2 distributes Ford Escort 1.8 TD - 167 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.9 seconds has Ford Escort 1.8i version, conversely the tardiest one is Ford Escort 1.8 D reaching this speed only in 17.7 seconds. The maximum top speed is 187 km/h for the 1.8 petrol 105 hp version (Ford Escort 1.8i).

Lenght of Ford Escort is 429 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Ford Escort is about 15 cm longer than Volkswagen Polo sedan, but 3 cm shorter than BMW 3 series sedan. Ford Escort gross weight is from 900 to 1200 kg (depending on modification), which is about 30 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Ford is very cheap for its class - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 850 €. Users calculated Ford Escort 1995 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2100 € cost per year and 0.24 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 53%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Ford Escort for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Ford Escort prices and costs.

In user reviews Ford Escort received average grade 8.5 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 7.5. 75% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Ford Escort modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Ford Escort 1995 1.4i Jan 1995 — Mar 1996 1.4 Petrol 71 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1996 1.4i Mar 1996 — Aug 1998 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1995 1.6i

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 90 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1995 1.6i Oct 1995 — Mar 1998

Only version with automatic transmission

1.6 Petrol 90 HP 8.9 l/100km Automatic
Ford Escort 1995 1.8i

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.9 seconds

1.8 Petrol 105 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1995 1.8 D Jan 1995 — Mar 1996

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.8 Diesel 60 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1996 1.8 TD Sep 1996 — Aug 1998 1.8 Diesel 70 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Ford Escort 1995 1.8 TD Oct 1995 — Aug 1998

Most powerfull diesel version (90 HP)

1.8 Diesel 90 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5)

Ford Escort prices

Ford Escort 1995 - 1998 sedan price in Latvia is from 300 € to 1500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Ford Escort price is average - Ford Escort is approximately for 50 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1995 - 1998 prices). The reason of Ford Escort low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

Ford Escort 1997 price 400 € 1100 € 1500 €
Ford Escort 1996 price 1000 € 1100 € 1200 €
Ford Escort 1995 price 300 € 400 € 500 €

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Ford Escort reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Ford Escort reliability is very low. In the roadworthiness tests in 2009 defects were detected in an average of 29.1 percent of Ford Escort of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 23.3%.

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Ford Escort 1995 sedan features (options)

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Ford Escort reviews

Total 4 Ford Escort owner reviews

Ford Escort 1995 Hatchback Diesel 2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2000 age of car 5 years)Owned for300`000 kilometers (16 years)
Average fuel consumption:5.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total car rating:
   male, age 49
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