1991 Ford Festiva User Reviews

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1991 Ford Festiva LReview
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Diamond In The Rough — Some people say older vehicles like this from the 80's and 90's were "throw away" cars.. but the community of festiva owners would happily disagree. The amount of money you put back into your pocket by driving a festiva is impressive. You get good mpg at a fraction of the cost of a new vehicle. I've used mine for commuting, hauling, moving and on long trips. That is just one of many pro's to these little gems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: cheap, reliable vehicles that are pretty abundant. They're very easy to work on, modify and maintain.

Cons: road noise can be pretty loud at highway speeds

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1991 Ford Festiva GLReview
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A To B For Pennies — I like the mileage the best. The interesting looks I get from people when I drive this car is a hoot as well! It has surprising power for a 1.3 motor....but being only 1700 pounds helps that a bit. I am having a hard time finding parts. Fortunately, I am studying to be a machinist, and have had to make a couple parts for this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great mileage.  Engine is pretty easy to work on

Cons: Hard to find parts.

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1991 Ford Festiva GLReview
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Bout To Do The Shogun Swap — its slow, its awesome on gas, unique, its made by ford/kia so its still ok.. awesome aftermarket, needs a 3.4 sho motor with boost and nitrous to really bring it home..oh and wider tires it has motorcycle tires on it..

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

Pros: bad to the bone

Cons: its really a kia

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1991 Ford Festiva GLReview
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My "pitufo" — In this case it have a real good performance, is really fast, is really small so you can do wereva you want and the engine sound with the airfillter and a big exhaust is really really cool, i just luv it.

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

Pros: Is  greate hatchback

Cons: I dont have a reason

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1991 Ford Festiva LReview
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Buy It Dont Even Think About It — i love this car with a passion! it is a piece of crap but i really do love driving it around and getting made fun of for it ha ha ha i would recomend this car to any one who would like to have some fun!

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

Pros: my sound system

Cons: its got an oil leak

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1991 Ford Festiva LReview
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The Vehix.com Car — Hardly any heat, no AC, no CD or even tape player, slow, uncomfortable, ugly, etc... But it gets me to work and back every time for next to nothing, 39mpg last tank! Got it for free, and spend $400 total (other than gas) on it so far. Been driving it for years, I've never loved and hated something so much at the same time. It was featured as the "crappy" car in a Vehix.com comercial.

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1991 Ford Festiva LReview
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Motor Swap Ftw! — Install an Escort GT motor, bigger brakes and wheels, and KYB struts on all all four corners, and this little car will surprise a lot of people... factory its a little slow on acceleration and handling is sluggish, but these have a lot of potential.

Pros: reliable, fun to drive, unique, affordable, great on gas (45 factory, 35 with my current setup)

Cons: most people don't like them, and they are often incorrectly called "fiestas" or even worse "metros"

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1991 Ford Festiva LReview
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Driving A Slow Car Fast Is Better Than Driving A Fast Car Slow. — 1.3L 4 Cylinder Engine Great Mileage Lots of fun!

Pros: Great Mileage, Sleeper Car, No Parking Spot is too Small.

Cons: Not the best power, not very cheap to custimize.

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Reviews From Other Years

1993 Ford Festiva Reviews

I Love My Lil Car By justusinc

My lil banger car has 192,000 miles on it and still keeps going and going..lol all original equip.. EXCELLENT gas mileage still after all these years.. went from Oklahoma city to Snowflake Arizona on... Read More

Good Cheap Car By Jason

great handling cheap fuel little too small for a big guy takes off well and cruises quite comfortably at 120 outside bit dodgy clear coat peeling but mech A1 doesnt use oil water starts all the time f... Read More

1992 Ford Festiva Reviews

I Hope It Lasts Me Forever! By grandpa1Clyde

Nothing more to say than what I just wrote above. When I first got it I thought I would be very crunched up (Im 6'2") Found out I have plenty of room and I can get up to 5 adults in it (long as the... Read More

I Like The Car For My Own Reasons By Gamblor

I like the Festiva for it economy but this one needs a lot of work. Plus, the fuel pump was a pain in the rear to replace. The tires are 12 inch and hard to find. This vehicle needs a paint job, bra... Read More

1990 Ford Festiva Reviews

Its Good For A Little Cash By Jeffery

i love this car it a great fun car to drive. it performs like a dream. i ownly paid 300 for it. owning this car is awesome. very fun to drive. and very fast i would suggest you get one if you have th... Read More

Hell Yes!!! By Justin

shaky handling and terrible accelleration, but the chicks totally dig this ride! buddy you're the man for owning this car! if i could choose between a festiva and a Lamborghini i would choose the lamb... Read More

1989 Ford Festiva Reviews

Owned It A Long Time. Zero Regrets! By Steven

I have owned this car for years. It now has 207,000 miles on it and it is running on the original engine, transmission, fuel pump, starter and alternator. It may have been a cheap car, but I do not ... Read More

Probably The Most Reliable And Cheapest To Operate Car By Zogzog

I absolutely love this car. It is the type of car that grows on you when you own it. You begin to appreciate the simplicity of everything and how ell it works. Cost of owning and operating this car i... Read More

1988 Ford Festiva Reviews

Excellent For Just Getting Out And Going?! Great Little Car?! By jpdaddyof2

Love the 5 speed stick but hate the carberator and vac-um issues of the 1988-1989 years. wish I could find a fuel injected 5 speed to put my fresh engine in! Bought this car for $1500 when ... Read More

Ford Pos By Corey

The Ford Festiva I had was a junker I purchased for $800 before going away to college so that I would have something to get around with. While it was excellent on gas, and was great for tooling around... Read More

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