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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
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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51 reader reviews for Ford Fiesta Hatchback.
  • 1.3 Finesse 3dr

    jo green Date: 25/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    A 1.3 Finesse 3dr with a few add-ons, originally bought as an inexpensive car to buy and run - and it still is! It's great around town, but not so good on motorway journeys of an hour or more, as the cabin does become a bit uncomfortable. Unfortunately my own needs have outgrown it, but I'd still recommend it... so much so, that my mother bought a 1.25 Zetec, and my father has just bought the new diesel version, too!

  • 1.25 LX 5dr

    john parish , essex . Date: 24/10/2004
    • Overall 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
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have had a 1.25lx for about 6 years, it's a 98 model. My wife loves it and I am at present trying to get her out of it to buy a new one!

    The inside is sparse with cheap plastics and basic seating, however the engine is a dream - quiet and responsive.

  • 1.25 LX 3dr

    Kenneth Ball , Cheshire . Date: 09/10/2004
    • Overall 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
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    A super little car.

    It's very economical, yet it has bags of performance for such a small engine.

    Reliabilty is excellent, although as stated by What Car?, WATCH OUT for water leaks - I had one myself, which resulted in my dealer having my car over two weeks as they could'nt find it.

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