Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost 95 ST-Line Edition 3dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £19,840What Car? Target Price£18,322
Review

The Ford Fiesta is superb to drive, smart inside and well equipped, plus it offers a broad range of trim levels – from the affordable Trend to the SUV-inspired Active – to cater for many tastes and budgets. It’s one of the very best small cars you can buy, but it can prove a quite pricey in higher trims and the rival Volkswagen Polo just has the edge for ride comfort, safety and rear-seat space.

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Given the Fiesta's fun-driving nature, we'd be tempted to go for sporty ST-Line Edition trim with stiffer suspension – for even more agile cornering – and a bodykit and larger 17in alloy wheels – for a more aggressive look. Otherwise it's similarly specified to Titanium trim with an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, a front centre armrest, rear parking sensors, a seven-speaker stereo, a leather steering wheel and gear lever, cruise control, power-folding door mirrors, keyless start, automatic wipers and sat-nav, plus everything you get with entry-level Trend. It is fairly pricey, though.

A fine engine that pulls well from low revs and delivers decent performance, hitting 0-62mph in 10.6sec. Indeed, we reckon it's the sweet spot in the range and comes with a sweet-shifting six-speed manual gearbox.


Key information

Doors3
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

292

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

118

g/km

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