Ford Fiesta 1.5 EcoBoost ST-2 [Performance Pk] Navigation 3dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
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RRP £24,355What Car? Target Price£22,911
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 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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Standard equipment isn’t stingy, with 17in alloy wheels, climate control, Recaro seats, electrically operated and heated door mirrors, keyless start, rain sensing wipers, a Ford navigation system with Ford Sync 3, a leather steering wheel and cruise control all included.

The Fiesta ST's engine is a cracker, and so much more soulful than a VW Polo GTI's. It pulls heartily from low revs and enjoys spinning up to its limiter, all the while accompanied by a muscular, growling soundtrack that’s enhanced tastefully by a Sound Symposer.


Key information

Doors3
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

292

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

149

g/km

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