1999 Ford Fiesta User Reviews

1999 Ford Fiesta Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews

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Ash writes:
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4

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sporty looks, does what i need it to, and polishes up well.

Cons

not the quickest car in the world

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My Fezzy — bought it as my first car back in november 2006. for a first car its done me proud. the performance isnt fantastic as its only a 1.25 ltr 16v, but its nippy in lower gears when it wants to be. had a little play with bits of it in my spare time, and generally always have it looking nice and clean and shiny.

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John writes:
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4

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cheap

Cons

boy racer

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Its A Good Small Car Just Watch Where You Buy Them From — for a 1.3 its quite nippy the build quality was good wen it was first made haha gets quite rusty ova time and its had ova £1000 on repairs only coz the previous drive was a muppet with the car but ova all the car is a good small car n cheap wen its driven propaly

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
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5

Pros

The cost

Cons

The performance

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Ye — well it duz the job cuz i only paid £800 for is so had to do a bit of work to it but i dnt mind cuz i just did it by my self. and its on dun 35,000 so thats really good :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Oscar writes:
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3

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Easy to handle in city traffic and easy to park. Nobody would ever think to steal it! ;-) Good for city

Cons

Not brilliant on speedways/highways... bit high gas mileage

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1999 Ford Fiesta 1.8 Diesel — 1999 Ford Fiesta 1.8 Diesel. It's not a bad car, but she has done her time. Useful in city traffic, easy to handle and to park, but, that's all. Not really performing on speedway. Gas mileage is not really bad, but not brilliant indeed. It's about 15 Km per liter. Maintenance isn't cheap, expecially if you go to Ford Authorized Mechanics. If you have your own mechanic, then, you can save some money.

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Adrian writes:
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4

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quick, economical

Cons

not much space

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Ford Fiesta Ghia X 1.4 Zetec — A 1.4 Ghia X old mans car, but it was the quickest car I'd owned.Went well, handled well. Sadly ruined when some pillock rammed me into a tow truck puling a bus. Insurance was oddly expensive but can't fault the car as until the accident it was great.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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David writes:
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5

Pros

The Drive

Cons

No Tow bar!

35

Fiesta Zetec — Good Solid Performance from the 1.25 Zetec-S Fiarly dependable given the "fix or repair daily" reputation.. well.. up until the bottom end went @ 95,000! Really Fun to drive.. could have been doing with a bit more room in the back tho! :)

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Ellie writes:
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3

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Great Handling and looks good.

Cons

Manual window, not central locking, cassette player, no rev meter. But what do you expect for being in England.

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Hmm — I got the 1.3L fiesta in plymstock, it had 21000 miles i bought it for £1500. It has great handling, deep blue in colour. it has cassette player but instead of replacing with cd player, i'm going to get a adaptor for my ipod. It came with new tyres and brand new exhaust. everything is manual, but there again it's a old car and we are in England.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Laura writes:
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4

Pros

fun times

Cons

needs impulsion for hills

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Its My Car — performance- handles well, needs building up for large hills but pulls well, has a lot of travel on the brakes build- had one rattle but fixed appaearance- neat little car inside and out cost-sheep for everything fun- very fun to drive and cheep at the same time

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Tom writes:
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5

Pros

Engine, amount of extras, boot space, comfort, safety, fuel consumption, low insurance, style

Cons

Build quality, interior colours, rare to find a Ghia model for cheap,

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1999 Ford Fiesta Ghia Mk4 1.25 16v Sport — My 1999 Mk4 1.25 16v Sport Ford Fiesta Ghia is my first car. I'm pretty lucky to have it for the price I bought it. A mere £995! With only 57000 miles on the clock too and nothing wrong it was a beaut. Anyway, the car is beautiful to drive; rides well and is comfortable. It has an electric adjustable height driver seat, making it ideal for short or tall drivers. I'm just over 6ft but I have plenty of head and leg room. The engine is smooth and quiet, and works wonderfully with the gearbox fitted; the gears quiet literally snap in with minimal effort. The engine is very nippy too when you apply some pedal pressure ;) The 1.25 Sport is equiped with 16v, making it quite sufficient to get to places pretty quick.My model has standard 14" alloys with pretty low profile tyres. They are pretty wide too for the size of the car. Moving inside the car, it has a lot of extras, being of course the luxury (Ghia) model. It has heated front and back windows, electric mirrors, electric windows, air con, air recycle, CD radio, driver airbag, sunroof, central and remote locking, power steering and more. The boot is surprisingly big for a hatchback. I managed to fit camping equipment for 4 people and travel to the site no problem. The outside has metallic silver paint, front sport spotlights, alloys, colour coded bumpers and door guards, and 4 doors. All in all this car is the PERFECT first car, not only does it have the basics, but it has the luxury of cars which cost a LOT more. The build quality is starting to show, with the odd rattle but it is 10 years old so has held it pretty well. The engine is quick and easy; what most kids look for in their first car. The car is very cheap to run, which you expect with a small engine. Insurance for me was high, but that's because I am 18 and male.But at the same time kind of cheap for what it was. If you are a woman this car would be very VERY cheap on insurance (you lucky people). To sum it up, if you are looking for a first car, go for a Fiesta. With a mix of luxury, speed, style, and popularity, it is a teenagers dream. I'm pretty sure any teenager would be happy with this car, I know I am.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
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5

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Economy, Build, Performance, Day-to-Day liveability

Cons

slightly small but what do you expect its a fiesta!

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Fiesta — Not the biggest or prettiest of cars ive owned but defiantly the best choice. I had the 1999 4dr LX once I replaced the stereo, put some 6x9s and a sub in it it was a respectable drive, this is the ONLY car never to let me down, never bothered to service it and after replacing standard wheels with 15in alloys it handled like a dream and believe it or not the 16v 1.25 Zetec lump was incredibly responsive all round top choice of motor thanks Ford!

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