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1989 Ford FiestaReview
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Stand Out From The Crowd — •Performance - acceleration thers alot of other cars that will out run it, braking yeh its got some, handling you will have fun just got work at it •Build Quality - has repairs? yes welding but cheap to do squeaks/rattles yes of course but easy to fix an for its age wouldnt expect any less •Appearance - interior back to the 80s here but worn well and exterior styling its just got a grate look •Cost of Ownership - MPG very good as long you drive like your nan, maintenance any problems will be cheap to fix and you can do it yourself •Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? Hell yeh always puts a smile on my face with its bouncy suspension skinny wheels and that little engine grawls all day long

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

Pros: must drive one for the laugh

Cons: rust

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Get One It Is Fun — it was an xr2 in green all done up so very fast with direct injectors went quink backwords though held out when i hit a wall in it cheap to run and fun to own nice sound sistem in boot and led lights

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: clasic boy racer

Cons: old

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Cute Little Pocket Rocked — phantastic acceleration and good handling- thanks to the S trim- except little rust excelent build quality. Good and - for such al little car capability to cary very much lugage. very cheap in maintenance although not often recogniced as the rare S trim and last but not least very cute looking..

Pros: cheap maintenance very good accelaration and handling- thanks to the S trim

Cons: little rust and generally underratet

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Mk2 Fiesta — this car was bright yellow and was the mk2 fiesta 1.1 with the xr2 trim and interior fitted with the 1.6 cvh engine and webber twin 40's with a 4 speed box which topped at 105 mph it had koni's all round and dropped 40mm with the mk4 14" standard 4 spoke rim's, it used more fuel than my bike which got 90 mile for 20 litres so was pathetic really but the plus side was that parts were penny's so if anything packed up it cost nothing, the car was very fun to drive especially because it only had 4 gears so shot away from the line but had no top end so bye bye the car went

Pros: cheap and lots of attention ha ha

Cons: yellow yellow yellow and i mean really bright yellow

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Awful To Drive, Terrible Performance, Just A Boring Car That Does The Job Of A To B.. Sometimes — Quite easy to add modifications to, easy to work on but driving is hard although handling and brakes are good. good cheap runabout or gap car but nothing more

Pros: good on fuel, reliable, small, cheap and easy to mod

Cons: very weak engine, nothing special

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Huge Stereo. I Mean It Was Deafening...... —

£2000 worth of Ford’s finest Fiesta XR2 [like that says a lot]. This car had about 90,000 miles on it when I bought it but for some reason I still expected it to be reliable. Quite soon after I bought it I had a huge stereo put in it. And typically the stereo [or ICE as it was and possibly is still called] was worth more than the car. Little things began to go wrong quite quickly. The radiator blew, tyres began to wear in uneven ways and the battery was always flat. But hell, it went like stink compared to the Mini and the sunroof was the first I had ever seen. Then the rust set in and I ended up re-spraying large parts of the car, myself, and the garage “Rosso Red”. Then one day a hose burst and I over cooked the engine; yeah I fried the head gasket like a sausage. It is fair to say I didn’t know much about the mechanics of a car up to this point, but I was learning fast. Once the head of the engine had been shaved I knew I had to get shut. The clock had already gone back round to 0 miles at this point but I couldn’t really afford to replace it [it hadn’t finished paying back the loan yet]. So I ran it for another six months and then sold it for £500. Whenever I have a dream about being in a car it is always this one, but strangely it isn’t my favourite...

Pros: Nippy

Cons: Poor handling and unreliable. Very unreliable.

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Just Keeps Going! — Not your average Mk3, XR2 engine, road rally cams and aload of other gumf, I don't want to give away all her secrets! She might be an old girl and her body needs a bit of love which isn't easy being a 4 door, but she still goes like you wouldn't believe!

Pros: Sticks to the road like glue.

Cons: Heavy steering, and you have to hold on tight or she will get away.

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Cheap Little Screamer — We bought this car as a cheap run about. It cost us about £400 from the car auction. It was the 1.6 XR2i. Whoever owned it before us had fettled with the suspension. It handled great and the acceleration was fantastic

Pros: Handled after fettling. Cheap to buy/run.

Cons: Expensive on insurance and after all it was an old Ford.

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My First Ever Car :) — Great first car, hated it when I had it and wanted something which looked better but really missed its reliability when it was gone!

Pros: Reliable

Cons: Not very pretty

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Xr2. Loved It! — my fave car. uprated suspension, K&N, ashley competition 4-1 rally exhaust, standard looks. did 145mph on the clocks too! on private test track of course. handled superb. mates reckoned it handled better than their cossies and turbos.

Pros: handling.  gokart feel!  cheap and easy to work on

Cons: not many good ones left - expensive as becoming a classic

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2014 Ford Fiesta Reviews

Perfect For A 20 Year Old Boy By Kasper

I love the fact that it is super fun and easy. It's not good for highways tho. but in traffic its more quicker than other cars, because it is very agile and accelerating. I'd recommend this for any yo... Read More

Great Car By sarakabbani0

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2013 Ford Fiesta Reviews

Overall, Id Give It 3.5 Stars. Australian Cl 5 Speed Manual 5 Dr Hatch. By Fun_363

I think the build quality is acceptable. No rattles or squeaks and nothing has fallen off yet. Mazda 2 comes out of Thailand also and no complaints about them. Very good acceleration and fuel consumpt... Read More

Economy And Fun. By Nphil

I found nothing negative about this vehicle. It does what it is advertised to do, and has had no issues at all. The mostr reliable car I have ever owned, and I have had many in my 80 years of life. Read More

2012 Ford Fiesta Reviews

Overall A Good Car. By Jirasek24

We liked the vehicle as a total package. Lots of nice features, handled well, amazing MPG, very modern and updated style. However, it is a small vehicle, not a lot of room. Also, not the best transmis... Read More

This Car Is Beyond Suitable For Any Driver, Young To Old. By bsinega

There truly was not much i did not like about this vehicle. Incredibly comfortable drive, extremely cheap to fuel, easy to maintain and take care of. I would recommend this car to any beginner driver ... Read More

2011 Ford Fiesta Reviews

Fair. Decent. By RonaldVII

The Ford Fiesta is a decent enough car, but lacking what I used to know as Ford quality. Interior parts break, glovebox won't latch, sun visor broke off , mirror fell off. Very aggravating. The 1.6 is... Read More

Fun By xr7gt390

This car has some cool features for an economy car like heated seats, ability to change ambient lighting colors, SiriusXM and Blue Tooth. I also like that it is easy to park, I can always find a good... Read More

2010 Ford Fiesta Reviews

Fiesta 2010 By Emil

Nice car. Performance is not so good, but I like it.Build quality that's what I like in this car and her appearance too. Yes! It is fun car to drive because of the ABS ESP system, you can make eve... Read More

I Would Recommend To Buy Ford Fiesta By Vijaykumar

Awesome Car with good looks and comfortable drive. I really njoy driving Ford Fiesta all the time. Its look is awesome. The color which i took was black and it looks awesome when i look it anywhere ... Read More

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