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1995 Ford Escort Base price: $10,970. Price as tested: $12,110. EPA rating: 30 mpg city/38 highway. Engine and drivetrain: 88-horsepower, 1.9-liter four-cylinder; five-speed manual transmission. Sa fety: Driver's and front passenger's air bags, side-impact protection. Warranty: Three-year, 36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper; 6-year, 100,000-mile rust protection. Incentives: $300.

The bottom line: Even though the Escort is starting to show its age, it was the best of the three tested cars. It has a very solid feel, delivers good performance and is the most versatile. Escort offers the most value for the money of the three cars.

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