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Ford Fiesta (2008-2017) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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There can be few Britons who have never driven or been a passenger in a Ford Fiesta. It's consistently been the UK's bestselling small car since the original was launched way back in 1976. How well does the seventh-generation Fiesta hatchback, launched in 2008 and updated in 2013, keep the Fiesta party going? Read our full road test review to find out.

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  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

October 2008

Released

October 2008

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Range of New and used car scores
  1. 4%
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  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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