2012 Ford Fiesta User Reviews

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    2012 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback Review
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    Fantastic Little Car — Purchased this car in July of 2012 to replace my Jeep Cherokee. Was purchased for $17,500. Mine is an SE hatchback model with cruise control, Sync, Premium Stereo, LED parking lamps, and 15 inch wheels. This car gets amazing gas mileage, Im averaging 37mpg with mixed city and highway driving. I can get well over 40 on the highway on longer trips. And even mostly all around city driving will get me about 30. Im often going close to 2 weeks without filling up these days, the tank is small but that doesnt matter as it lasts 400+ miles! The car handles very nicely, unlike most electric power steering cars this one actually has road feel to it. In addition even though its a small car it absorbs the bumps on the highway extremely well, and the car is very quiet at highway speeds. The hatchback has great storage, and the stereo system sounds outstanding. Its not the fastest car out there, its small 1.6 liter engine only produces about 120HP but given that it only has about 2500 pounds to pull it has great pick up. When it comes to braking it stops on a dime. The interior quality is high. The interior has few hard plastics, no shiny plastics, and few panel gaps. I only have a few minor complaints about this car. The front seats dont recline, the back seat is small, and the stereo system takes some time to adjust to the layout is awkward at first. The visibility is good for its class, far better than the Hyundai Accent/Kia Rio which has horrendous rear visibility. Updated 8/16/2016. I traded this vehicle in with 75000 miles on it. Over the course of those 75000 miles and 4 years of ownership it gave me virtually no problems outside of breaking down once due to a grounding issue that was repaired for free under warranty and the sound system failing on me which was repaired under the extended warranty. Overall this car was an outstanding little car one just would have to get used to the odd quirks of the Ford Powershift Transmission.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Gas Mileage, Handling, Stereo, Quietness at highway speeds.

    Cons: Small back seat, stereo system can be confusing.

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    2012 Ford Fiesta SE Review
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    Overall A Good Car. — 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 transmission in the vehicle. But it worked well for us.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great MPG, very modern and updated, lots of nice features. Overall and nice car to drive.

    Cons: Not the best transmission in the vehicle. Also, very small.

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    2012 Ford Fiesta SE Review
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    This Car Is Beyond Suitable For Any Driver, Young To Old. — 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 learning the ropes, or a life long driver looking to save money at the pump.

    Pros: It is hard to find a car with this good of gas mileage. I can typically drive up to two full weeks without filling up, and when i do i spend no more than $35. Very comfortable drive for the driver and front passenger. Very easy to maintain, will last a very long time. Acceleration, breaking, and handling all top of its class.

    Cons: Back seat is not ideal for everyday use, unless being used by children. Leg room is rather limited for adults. Lacks in power, however, much more powerful than a hybrid or electric car.

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    Tango! — His performance is excelent!, i'm very happy with this car! Is a small 120hp 1,6L engine but, is very fast!...I've been 2 and a half months with it. This is a fun car to drive, because he had electric steering wheel, which is very soft.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Is very nice car, is some pretty, and the maintenance is reazonable/

    Cons: For nothing!...

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    2012 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback Review
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    2012 Ford Fiesta / Good, Dependable, Affordable. — Overall, the car is relitivly fun to drive. it has alot of "comfort technology" such as satilite radio and Ford's SYNC voice recognition system. The Syling is a fairly sporty european look. I'd recommend to a small family ( 3-4 ) in need of a low monthly transportation cost.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: i have room for a growing family, and the payments are affordable, also, i average 35 miles a gallon. a 12.4 gal tank gets me 430 miles on average.

    Cons: not much get up and go but it wasnt desinged for that either.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    I love how flexible the car is, it is very cost effective and does not spend much fuel. excellent handling plus the trunk is big for a small car,. But it is a little bite small at the back. Excellent... Read More

    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

    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

    2009 Ford Fiesta Reviews

    A Good Fun To Drive Car Cheap To Run By Glyn

    Good fun car to drive quite nippy,good on fuel.Needs traction control in my honest opinion it wheelspins too easily in the wet.Brakes are a bit too keen on this car.Accelerator pedal is very sensitive... Read More

    Fantastic little car, plenty of power. Gets looked at everywhere it goes... would definitely recommend it to anyone. CHEAP ON INSURANCE!!! Easy to drive, gets up to speed very fast. and very economica... Read More

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