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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

    gayle raven , fife . Date: 09/08/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    The Fiesta Finesse is a reliable car. I've never had any problems with it and running costs are very low. It's also very enjoyable to drive.

  • 1.8 D Ghia 5dr

    Mahmudal Ali Date: 17/06/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 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 am not used to diesel cars, and am a newish driver so am not experienced, but I find this car very good to drive.

    However, the stated problem with the leaking front bay has probably occured to me because the car does not start and it's only been my second day owning the it and it has done 20,000 miles.

  • 1.6 Zetec S 3dr

    Jonothan Reece Date: 19/02/2005
    • 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

    Very keen and eager engines. As a lover of Ford cars, all I can say is another well built Ford.

  • 1.25 LX 5dr

    Sean Marshall , Nottinghamshire . Date: 28/01/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 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
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    The 1.25 Zetec engine is a real zippy and gutsy little engine. I upgraded from an earlier 1.1 model and the zetec pulls eagerly at any rev range.

    Handling fantastic have test drove Jazz, Forfour and Ibiza with view to change in march and DISAPPOINTING in the extreme!

    I'm considering getting a Fiesta Zetec S 1.6 due to addictive handling mix. Mixed reliability however required extensive waterproofing to front bulkhead under warranty due to leaks, hydraulic leak ruined clutch costing £350! Heavy front tyre wear, however car has never broken down ever in nearly 4 years and 35000 miles.

    The car in very enjoyable if you can live with poor rear space. Safety kit meagre compared with new Fiesta rivals, however latest Fiesta is still poor,

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