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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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57 reader reviews for Ford Fiesta Hatchback.
  • 1.25 60 Style 5dr

    Denise Roberts , Argyll . Date: 15/03/2014
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      38.9

    My car

    i bought a brand new car for the 1st time ever, and chose the new model Ford Fiesta 5dr Style 1.25. On the road and in the cabin it is fantastic ! it handles the corners really well. I am trying to work out how the car is doing on its mileage, and so far i think is less than what i was getting with my previous car, a Nissan Note. When i approached the ford dealer, i had specifically asked to see prices and deals on the Eco Boost T, and the dealer went onto sell me the style. My advice is do you research 1st, and check out other similar models, and then when presented with other options you will know whether they are actually good deals. The mileage was a key reason for me buying this car and i am disappointed.

  • 1.0T 125 Ecoboost Titanium S/S 5dr

    Freya Purdue , Herts . Date: 03/02/2014
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      34.5

    My car

    I bought my Fiesta Ecoboost 125 in September and have been enjoying driving it. I bought it however, expecting to get a really competitive mpg as advertised but alas it has been and remains a really poor performer in this sense. I am only getting 34.5 mpg! I was getting 40mpg with my old Renault Megane Coupe with its 1600 engine. I remain extremely disappointed with this car as it is hard not to think about the poor mpg even though as I have said it drives well.

  • 1.25i 60 Studio 5dr

    Denise Parsons , Bedfordshire . Date: 01/02/2014
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      38

    My car

    I previously owned a 2009 fiesta 1.6 Zetec sport and traded it in for a 2013 new shape model 1.25 Zetec. The car I bought was an ex- demo model in the new Candy Blue but it did have all the factory fitted spoiler kit on so gives it a much more of a sporty look. Inside is lovely and the driving position is excellent with comfortable seats and of course my new car not being a sport version was much easier to get in and out of small spaces as the Zetec Sport had lower suspension which made the turning circle on this model awful. Now to the engine - the 1.25 is totally under powered and my new car is known as the gutless wonder- gutless because there is just no power to pull away and wonder because it is apart from the engine a wonderful, brilliant car to own and drive. Now it maybe that I have to learn all over agin how to drive it to get the best out of this engine having gone from 1.6 to a 1.25 on the same car but come on Ford for a car of this size if you are going to put 1.25 engine in I really think you need to make it a small petrol turbo engine like they have done with the new Renault Clio which I nearly purchased but decided that the Ford Fiesta was much better value car.

  • 1.4i Titanium 5dr

    Mark Yeats , Wiltshire . Date: 18/11/2013
    • 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 the fiesta (2009) since the end of August after downsizing from an Astra. A joy to drive, lower running cost have already helped. Trip computer reading a steady 42.1 mpg, and improving every week, already had 23K when purchased. Surprisingly roomy enough for a family of four and still nippy fully loaded so tends to get used more than the family MPV at present.

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