JF Classic Cars present an original Mk5 Ford Escort Hatchback With low ownership along with only 18356  miles from new.


With Ford introducing the Mk5 into the public domain in 1990 upon arrival the model received a mixed response and covered a short life cycle, Even though it was a new design

With most of the internal and running gear being transferred from it’s predecessor, However the model still retained within the top three spots of sales figures for years 1990-1991. 


With unmistaken lines running from front to rear with slightly bulging front arches the Ford Escort was ahead in the design stakes, Finished in Ford Tasman Blue (CODE K81) with uniformed panels and pin sharp gaps presenting the original glossy paintwork

With the newer design wrap around front bumper and full grey side stripes running down both side doors which remain in the best of condition, Moving to the rear which also maintained the wrap around bumper effect with silver pin stripe sat beautifully and straight

Maintaining the original headlamps along with the panel affect flat rear lights. All ford badges sit as intended and correct. All original door locks sit correct along with manually mounted door mirrors

This particular model also boasts the factory upgrade tilt/slide sunroof.  


The interior simply takes you back to the early nineties, the unmistaken combination of dash and seating retaining the same colours. Having Bluestone (CODE J2) cloth check seats front and rear which are in spotless condition along with the deep pile blue interior carpet which shows little signs of wear and echoes the cars low mileage

Matching door cars all round replicate the Bluestone cloth and present in the very best of condition along with front door pockets and manual up/down window winder handles all round

The blue original dashboard houses a deep set time clock and alarm illumination icon to the centre of the dash along with a deep set drivers binnacle housing speedometer,fuel gauge and temperature gauge along with obligatory warning symbols, all functioning as Ford intended

In the centre of the dash a three speed fan switch along with hot/cold and directional switches, Push button heated rear screen and fog light switches complement the remainder of the dash. The original steering wheel shows little signs of wear concurrent with a vehicle showing just over 18,000 miles from new

Maintaining original switchgear throughout along with a manual tilt/slide sunroof fully working and in the best of condition along with the original Ford stereo fitted. The grey perforated roof linings in immaculate condition along with the passenger and drivers sun visors, The passenger side sun visor houses a vanity mirror. The rear parcel shelf remains original and un-molested.


Fitted with the 4-cylinder petrol 1400cc cvh engine producing 75bhp, Having been maintained meticulously with Ford motorcraft consumables the engine starts and runs beautifully

Mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox which is smooth and precise throughout the 5 speed range, Power take up gradual and drives beautifully


With factory fit steel wheels fitted along with the original Factory embossed silver wheel trims shod with Goodyear 175/70/R13 on all four corners with ample tread on each

With original steel spare wheel in the boot and matching Goodyear tyre still with the Goodyear manufacturer factory sticker attached-simply amazing

With calliper disc brakes up front and drums to the rear along with vacuum assisted diagonaly split braking which brings you to a precise controlled stop.


This vehicle was first registered to a Mr Orchard on the 7th December 1990 by the local Ford dealership Sprays Of Launceston. Having only covered 18356 miles from new and 2 owners this really is as original as they come

With requiring only 3 service stamps to accommodate the mileage,

329 miles..25/02/1991

2505 miles..15-11-1993

18231 miles..21-11-2013

The car has covered very little miles in 10 years and remains in this splendid condition, Retains the original vehicle and customer service record from Ford along with supplying dealer bookpack and previous mot certificates along with invoices for work carried out.

This is a low mileage low ownership vehicle which will sit proudly in any blue oval fans collection.

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