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You forget you're driving a van

Advantages: economical, roomy
Disadvantages: sluggish going up steep hills

I'm on my second Courier now. My first was a white L-reg 1.8 Diesel which I bought second-hand in 1997 and drove for 3 years. My current Courier is a 1.8 Diesel which I bought brand new in September 2000. Its main improvements over the earlier model are a ...

sharkli 23.05.2002 · Read full review
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2011 Review of a Ford Fiesta 1.8 D 1998 LX

Advantages: Fuel economy, comfort, drivability
Disadvantages: Acceleration

...Introduction: Hello there. My name is Tom and I shall be writing an in-depth review on a car I have recently purchased in the North East of Scotland which is Ford Fiesta 1.8 litre Diesel. This version is the "LX" which means it has absolutely no frills, ...

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An Oldie, But A Goodie

Advantages: Cheap To Run, Reliable 300k+ Engine
Disadvantages: Noisy, Sluggish, Not As Refined As Rivals

Fiestas, and me, we're in a love, I can't get enough of them, and I've purchased a 97 1.8D to get me to college and back, (about a 60 mile round trip each day.) Now, I am a die hard petrol head, but the 50+MPG appealed, its a Fiesta, its Blue, ...

benham 13.01.2006 · Read full review
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FORD FIESTA DIESEL 1.8 LX 5 DOOR

Advantages: CHEAP TO RUN, CHEAP SERVICING, CHEAP TO BUY
Disadvantages: SLOW, CAN BE CRAMPED

I BOUGHT MY FIESTA ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO NOW AT A PRICE OF £1650 IT HAD DONE 68,000 MILES AND STILL RUNS A TREAT. Since then i have covered more than 30,000 miles and the only problem i have has was a seized front brake caliper, the reason for this ...

daniel_keenan_2004 13.04.2007 · Read full review
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Practical little car with no frills

Advantages: Cheap parts, economical
Disadvantages: Slow, minor electrical faults, noisy

Economy Superstar, 50 miles per gallon. Reliability I have had two diesel Fiestas. The first was so reliable that I bought a second. That wasn't. Oh well. So I would say reliability is variable. My current car gets through glow plugs and suspensi ...

adamdoggy 20.04.2005 · Read full review

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