Ford Fiesta 1.5 EcoBoost ST Performance Edition 3dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £26,825What Car? Target Price£25,122
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 the rival Volkswagen Polo just has the edge for ride comfort, standard safety and rear seat space.

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Trim: ST Performance Edition

This hardcore version of the ST hot hatch adds a bit more power and some clever suspension. It's very pricey, though; the cheaper ST-2 and ST-3 models make far more sense.

Engine: 1.5 EcoBoost

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

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

292

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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