I have just taken delivery of my new fiesta, and I have to say I absolutely love it! It's brilliant fun to drive, and has the most comfortable driving position I've ever driven in. The stereo is excellent quality, and the overall feel of the car is excellent. In short, I love it.
Extremely agile with a smooth & powerful engine. Smooth ride and nice steering feel. Reasonable space inside cabin. No faults & excellent service from local Ford dealer.
I had a test drive in the new Fiesta after trying several alternatives and the Fiesta won hands down. so much so that I have now ordered a new 1.6 TDCI Titanium 5dr. The drive impressed me straight away with everything feeling right, as it did with the previous Fiesta when I had one as a courtesy car. It is true that the rear seat back simply rests on the squab and doesn't fold flat but I reckon that taking off the rear head restraints will help a little. This is a small negative as the rest of the car seems well engineered. I will submit an updated report after I have taken delivery and driven it a little.
This is my first ever car and what can I say! It is fantastic. I ordered a 1.4 Titanium 3dr with the full dress up kit, tech pack and all the extras e.t.c. The dealer handed me the keys 3 weeks early and was very polite in telling me how everything works. The car looks great in panther black and with the optional "full dress up kit" it's well worth your money. The car drives brilliantly and as a self confessed 17 year old boy racer, this fiesta wipes the floor with Porsches, Lambos and even the odd ferrari (until you get past 30 mph!)
So far I have averaged around 45 MPG and that is in town traffic which I think is pretty good since I have a habit of flooring it when the road is empty!!! Having just passed my test, the insurance wasn't too bad either. In insurance group 4 the car cost me £1254 to insure under my parents' policy which compared to other insurance premiums for a 17 year old is pretty good.
I love sitting inside the fiesta. The whole cabin looks very futuristic and once you get used to it, it's easy to use. If I were to have one complaint it would be the rear and side visibility when overtaking. On the motorway it's difficult to see when overtaking becuase of the physical dynamics of the car which lead to a big blackspot but other than that it's perfect. I have only done 647 miles and I have loved every minute and I have only filled up the tank once!!! You can't go wrong with this brilliant little car!
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