The Ford Fiesta is superb to drive, smart inside and well equipped – it’s one of the very best small carsget the best price
Want something a bit sportier? ST-Line trim is probably for you because it brings 17in alloy wheels, stiffer sports suspension, figure-hugging seats and various sporty styling touches, including a bodykit and a flat-bottomed steering wheel. Bearing in mind that one of the main reasons to buy a Fiesta over the competition is its pert handling, we reckon that the sharper-driving ST-Line is the pick of the range, and still offers great value for money.
Engine:1.5 TDCi 120
We haven't tried this range-topping diesel engine. Unless you do a serious amount of miles, we'd suggest you look at one of the 1.0 Ecoboost petrols instead. Diesel engines rarely make sense in cars this small.