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New Dacia Sandero vs used Ford Fiesta practicality

The price of a new Dacia Sandero is one of its most compelling strengths, so what happens in a fight against a used Ford Fiesta that undercuts it?...

Dacia Sandero rear seats

Space and practicality

Front space, rear space, seating flexibility, boot

You'll have to be a giant to struggle for front passenger space inside the Dacia Sandero or the used Ford Fiesta. However, if you are, it's worth noting that the Sandero has more head and leg room. 

The Fiesta we have here is a three-door, but you can easily get your hands on a five-door example (for similar money) if you need the extra practicality. That said, no matter which version you go for, the Sandero is better for leg and head room – the latter by some margin, too. Taller people are likely to feel cramped in the back of the Fiesta. 

Ford Fiesta edr rear seats

Both cars feature 60/40 split-folding rear seats. It's a shame neither folds completely flat, mind you. The Sandero has an impressively large boot for a small car, while the Fiesta's boot is a decent size, but it's nothing to shout about. 

Boot space

Dacia Sandero

Dacia Sandero boot

Boot 328 litres Suitcases 6

Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta 3dr boot

Boot 270 litres Suitcases 5

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