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FORD FIESTA Hatchback 2002‑2008

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FORD FIESTA Hatchback 2002‑2008

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381 owner reviews for FORD FIESTA Hatchback 2002‑2008

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amf231

usefull

FORD FIESTA 1.4 Zetec 5dr (Review date: 23rd June '14)

4.5

I owned my 2004 Fiesta for just over 4 years i brought the car so my daughter could learn to drive, after that i was doing a bit of gardening work Yes you can get a lawnmower in the back with the seats down.The car was great went round corner,s very well did about 38mpg tax £180 now a year, quite a bit now for a small car but cheap insurence. The only bad thing was the jet washer leak and water runs on to the spark plug then you get a missfire took me a sometime to work this out but the second time it happened i then new what to do its a common problem i hear. sold the car now but had over 90,000 miles on clock and still with the orignal battery.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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gabriel91

I regret selling the car!

FORD FIESTA 1.25 Finesse 3dr (Review date: 27th April '14)

4.8

This was my first car, looking back I really miss it.

Bought it when it was 33k miles and did just over 20k miles over 2 years. Never really had much problems, had to change the wheel bearing, brakes but that's it really. Decent for petrol and very fast for a 1.25 L. It can easily reach over 100mph on the motorway.

My sister is looking for a car now and wish that I kept the fiesta for her.

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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battle_hymns

Fantastic

FORD FIESTA 1.4 TDCi Finesse 5dr (Review date: 24th March '14)

4.8

Great little car, very economic to drive very reliable and very cheap to repair if it ever does break down. Plenty of space, especially with the rear seats folded down.

Only drawback is that the 1.4 Diesel is a little underpowered making motorway overtaking a little challenging.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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neilh_1978

Ford Fiest Zetec Diesel

FORD FIESTA 1.6 TDCi Zetec 3dr [Climate] (Review date: 12th March '14)

3.5

Owned car from new which included a special offer of spoiler, biger wheels with low profile tyres and blacked out rear windows. Very cheap to run can get 60mpg on motor way runs (which I have mainly done going to and from work) and pretty cheap to insure and service.

Looking back going for the bigger wheels was a mistake and it isn't a comfy car to commute on the motorway and the alloys are far too easy to catch. One major issue was where a glow plug siezed into the engine which cost over £700 to fix (and that was after much haggling with the main dealer).

Practicality

3 / 5

Reliability

3 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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jakeey

Expensive Tax and Thirsty

FORD FIESTA 1.4 Zetec 3dr (Review date: 6th March '14)

3.3

This was my second car I had owned and it was surprisingly agile for a 1.4 petrol, and quick off the line for my standard as a new driver.

A reliable car in terms of servicing and efficiency, however the head gasket was botched when I bought the car with K-seal and yet this somehow managed to last another 12,000 miles till I sold it as spares or repairs. In the year and a half I owned it, it needed 2 new sets of tyres, front brake pads and a new catalytic converter.

The car only managed around 25mpg around town at a push, and 30 on the motorway. around town and the tax was pushing £180 a year! However, on the upside the car never broke down on the road side and started first time every time.

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

2 / 5

How it drives

3 / 5
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fiestazetec

Very economical car

FORD FIESTA 1.4 TDCi Zetec 5dr [Climate] (Review date: 23rd January '14)

5

We have had the car for 7 months and are only selling it because we are leaving the country. Being a diesel it gives very good fuel consumption an average of 50 mpg. The road tax is only £30 for 12 months.Great!! We have had no mechanical problems whatsoever.it is a very good runner,

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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tallpaul37

quick but too stiff and too thirsty

FORD FIESTA 2.0 ST 3dr (Review date: 4th January '14)

3

Love the car. totally standard spec. Immediate power after 2500 rpm.

Very jiggly ride - small potholes feel like craters! Fuel consumption is terrible. I knew it wouldn't be great but fords figures are way off! Tickling it round you might scrape 32 around town. High 20's with a bit of extra right foot which is hard not to do as its always asking for it. I'm 6'7 and fit in quite easily although no room behind me (obviously). Insurance was pretty cheap also.

Practicality

3 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

2 / 5

How it drives

3 / 5
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jack21

Great little hatch

FORD FIESTA 1.25 Zetec Blue 3dr (Review date: 1st December '13)

4

This car is the fourth hatchback i have owned. Out of all of my cars this is the one i have enjoyed owning the most.

It is fun to drive and great looking. I have never had any issues with the car mechanically and i have had it 3 years now.

I am half expecting wear and tear parts to start going now as ive reached 70'000 miles.

If you are looking for a reliable, fun and safe hatchback, which is also very economical when driven with car, the fiesta is the one to go for.

Practicality

3 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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jamesuk

Great car, especially first car

FORD FIESTA 1.6 Zetec 3dr [AC] (Review date: 23rd November '13)

5

This car is a fantastic, has been very reliable for me. Drive is very smooth and insurance is quite cheap.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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reeve

TDCI 1.6 Zetec S

FORD FIESTA 1.6 TDCi Zetec S 3dr (Review date: 20th November '13)

4.5

Great car, interior built quality can be a bit iffy, but looks the part, always get good looks and comments. dead cheap to run, can get 4 adults in it and boot in quite reasonable, I have 3 dogs and with the seats down there is plenty of room for some mischief! Only issue i had was the injectors leaking but this is common so replaced the washers costing £100 approx and its perfect again. my car is a warrior! bit bumpy on the road due to my low profile tyres but that's not really the cars fault is it...

bought as an in between jobs car as it was cheap but kept it for ages, i would buy another hands down.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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