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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Ford Fiesta (08-) Hatchback
51 reader reviews for Ford Fiesta Hatchback.
  • 1.4i Zetec 5dr

    george daniels , cleveland . Date: 12/02/2009
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      42.1

    My car

    owned this model since 04/03/2009 a superb car, big car refinement in a supermini top marks to ford. this is my first ford but wont be my last if the next focus as good as this car i'll be getting one. top marks to ford keep up the good work

  • 1.6 TDCi Zetec S 3dr

    Matthew Perry Date: 10/02/2009
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      47

    My car

    I'm disappointed with my 1.6TDCI. Ford claim it will do 67.2 mpg combined, mine is currently averaging less than 46. I don't drive it hard, and even when I reset the computer and drive like "Miss Daisy" around town and do a constant 60 on the motorway, I only get 49. The car has now done 4500 miles so it should be loosening up.

    There are loads of other problems too. The boot has to be slammed shut or the sensor thinks it's still open. The passenger door has to be closed very firmly (the driver's door is ok though!). The stereo often has no sound coming out of it and I have to change the "source" to get it to emit anything. The climate control buttons were defective on delivery (fixed under warranty). The bluetooth sometimes cuts me off mid call. The rear window washer is angled such that it only washes half the screen. There is a sharp edge on the handbrake.

    It could've been brilliant, but it is merely average, there are so many niggly things wrong it is annoying and they are purely down to lack of attention.

  • 1.6 Ti-VCT Zetec S 3dr

    Simon McGuinness , Leicestershire . Date: 30/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      39.7

    My car

    Had this car since mid December & I love it to bits. It's giving me decent MPG, pretty quick, looks great & is a real head turner as I opted to have it in Frozen White. All in all, 10/10!

  • 1.6 Ti-VCT Zetec S 3dr

    Mark Lenewski Date: 23/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      28.7

    My car

    Brilliant, traded it for my corsa and found it in a different league. It feels like a bigger car and the build has improved from the mk6 with hardly any road noise in the cabin. 1.6 engine is a dream, puliing well in every gear. Big boot, confortable seats, smooth ride even though its the sporty one, good steering. the only problem i have with this car is the visability and the scuffin of the gear surround when you put it in 5th gear.

Ford Fiesta Hatchback

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