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.get the best price
Titanium trim is worth a look, adding cruise control, power-folding door mirrors, keyless start, automatic lights and wipers and sat-nav to everything you get on Zetec. It is quite pricey, though.
Engine: 1.5 TDCi
Diesel engines rarely make sense in cars this small. The entry-level option is a fine effort, offering good low-end pull and decent fuel economy, but unless you do a serious amount of miles we'd suggest you look at one of the 1.0 Ecoboost petrols instead.