Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta review

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Imagine a city the size of Glasgow. Now imagine every single person living in it driving around in the same car. Well, that gives you a fair idea how many Ford Fiestas have been sold in Britain since 2008. Yep – Ford's humble hatchback has been the country’s most popular car for a decade.

And with good reason. It’s always been a cut above rivals to drive, often being touted as the best handling car in the class. There are also some fine engines to choose from, the most noteworthy of which are the 1.0-litre turbo Ecoboost units.

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However, competition in the small car class is fiercer than ever. The latest Seat Ibiza is a thoroughly brilliant all-rounder and the Skoda Fabia offers space and value in abundance. Does the latest Fiesta have the talents to compete? And which engines and trims make the most sense? We’ll tell you all you need to know over the next few pages.

If you've already decided the Fiesta is the car for you, have a look at our New Car Buyer page for the best deals.

 

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Trims
There are 14 trims available for the Fiesta hatchback. Click to see details.See all versions
Style
Entry-level Style trim is best avoided; you have to make do with steel wheels and the s...View trim
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£13,142
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Zetec
Zetec is one rung up the ladder from entry-level Style and brings alloy wheels, a heate...View trim
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£14,362
Average Saving £1,103
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Zetec B+O Play
Based on our favourite Zetec trim, but adds sat-nav and a punchy Bang & Olufsen sound s...View trim
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£15,475
Average Saving £1,190
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ST-Line
Want something a bit sportier? ST-Line trim is probably for you because it brings 17in...View trim
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£16,169
Average Saving £1,246
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Titanium
Titanium trim is worth a look, adding cruise control, power-folding door mirrors, keyle...View trim
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£16,401
Average Saving £1,264
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Active 1
Based on Zetec trim, Active 1 gets LED lights, 17in alloy wheels, automatic lights and...View trim
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£16,755
Average Saving £1,291
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Titanium B+O Play
Based on Titanium trim, but adds a punchy Bang & Olufsen sound system. Only worth a loo...View trim
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£17,096
Average Saving £1,319
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Titanium X
A bit too pricey to recommend. Titanium X is well equipped, with keyless entry, part-le...View trim
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£17,699
Average Saving £1,366
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ST-Line X
Based on ST-Line trim but adds loads more kit, including sat-nav, climate control, powe...View trim
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£17,792
Average Saving £1,373
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Active B+O Play
Gets the same equipment as Active 1 but – as you’d guess – benefits from an upgraded Ba...View trim
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£18,053
Average Saving £1,392
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ST-1
Standard equipment isn’t stingy, with 17in alloy wheels, Recaro sports seats, air-con...View trim
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£18,438
Average Saving £1,057
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Active X
Active X is the range-topping Active model and gets a part-leather interior with heated...View trim
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£19,305
Average Saving £1,490
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ST-2
Step up to ST-2 and you get an upgraded B&O Play 10-speaker sound system, plus climate...View trim
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£19,383
Average Saving £1,112
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ST-3
ST-3 adds 18in alloy wheels, automatic headlights and wipers, power-folding door mirror...View trim
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£21,037
Average Saving £1,208
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