The modelRead full Ford Fiesta review
Superb to drive, pleasant to sit in and well equipped. The Fiesta is a fine small car, but it can prove quite pricey in higher trims and the Volkswagen Polo just has the edge for ride comfort, safety and rear-seat space.
The trimSee full equipment
If you want to make your Fiesta sporty without paying a big premium for the ST hot hatch, ST-Line trim is your ideal choice. Equipment wise, it’s similar to Titanium trim but adds 17in alloy wheels, more aggressive styling and sports suspension, which is stiffer and lowered for better agility.
The engineSee full engine specs
This range-topping mild-hybrid engine is worth considering. As the most powerful engine in the standard Fiesta range (excluding the 1.5 Ecoboost in the ST hot hatch) it’s sufficiently potent, pulling hard from low revs and making overtaking easy. The mild-hybrid technology means that it remains efficient and gives an extra power boost from a standstill.
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