Ford Fiesta Car Reviews

The Ford Fiesta is a small family car or supermini, and one of Ford's most successful cars. The all-new Ford Fiesta offers big car features at a small car price, wrapped up in a small family car that is still massively popular in the UK.

Price Range: £-1 - £-1
Insurance Groups: N/A - N/A
MPG Range: N/A - N/A
Score: 5/5
Good to drive
Very stylish
Excellent standard equipment
Not much space in the rear
Interior plastics a little cheap
Small boot

Latest Ford Fiesta Car Reviews:

Ford Fiesta Studio 1.25 3dr Pre-Model - March 2012
The Ford Fiesta Studio 1.25 3dr offers a fairly standard level of kit for a small family car and there are no luxurious extras. Safety levels are fairly high but the model lacks an alarm meaning th...
Ford Fiesta Studio 1.4 TDCi 3dr - February 2012
The Studio 1.4 TDCi is a significant improvement on previous versions of the Ford Fiesta. The exterior has had a complete overhaul, which many people will say is long overdue. This is an impressive...
Ford Fiesta Style 1.25 (82ps) 3dr Pre-Model - February 2012
The Ford Fiesta Style 1.25 has been designed and put together so well that it is difficult to find any faults with it. The 1.25-litre is low-geared and is therefore most suitable for town driving. ...
Ford Fiesta Style 1.4 TDCi 3dr - March 2012
The Fiesta is the best car in its class and this Style 1.4 TDCi model is extremely well priced and cheap to run. There are more practical cars out there but none offer the appeal and all-round comp...
Ford Fiesta Edge 1.25 3dr - February 2012
The Ford Fiesta Edge 1.25 is a refined car in terms of both looks and performance. The car responds well and is fun to drive. What is even more compelling about this car is that you can drive it in...

Ford Fiesta Overview

With the newest incarnation of the Fiesta, the Mk VI (introduced in 2008 and facelifted in 2012), Ford has taken the dynamic excellence of the old Fiesta and polished it, without radically altering the nature of the car.

It is still great to drive, rides comfortably and is the most refined car in its class. But the Fiesta is now stylish inside and out.

Background

The car was originally introduced in 1976 and has received updates and enhancements through the years keeping it fresh and competitive. The Mark I went from 1976-1983, to be replaced by the Mark II which ran until 1989. 

The Mark III was in production for eight years until 1997. Interestingly, the Mark IV was launched in 1995, so both were built and sold from 1995 to 1997.

In 1999 the Fiesta received a facelift and better levels of trim to keep the car fresh and competitive. This model was in production from 1999 to 2002.

In 2002 the Mark V was revealed. The car was completely new and bore less resemblance to its predecessors that other evolutions of the model had. The car was being offered with a new line of engines including diesel options, and could be bought in ST form reaching 130 mph.  It too received a facelift (in 2005), until it was replaced by the Mark VI in 2008. The Mark VI model was facelifted in late 2012.

Alongside the Ka, the used Ford Fiesta is a perennial favourite of the young car buyer, or those looking for a relatively economical small car that is cheap to run and insure.

Summary

The Ford Fiesta is an excellent small family car which delivers style, performance and value for money. The car has sold well since its introduction and continues to be one of Ford's most popular models.

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