Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi

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Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi

Ford present the Fiesta Zetec 1.4 TDCi 5dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Diesel

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Review of "Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi"

published 24/05/2003 | surfman
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Pro economical,fun to drive,comfortable,lots of head and leg room
Cons remote hatchback,smallish boot space
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"A small diesel for Petrolheads."

I bought this little ford number back in march, Its a fun little car that just wants to go.

From the outside it looks like a smaller version of the acclaimed Focus, its looks are not too bad. The engine is Ford new TDCI which is basically the same engine thats in the 206 and C3, it very responsive and lively, fuel consumption is as you would expect very good, it is also cheaper on tax and insurance.

Inside, the equipment you get is more than ample, air conditioning,twin air bags,IPS, EM, electric windows a excellent audio system leather wheel . There is plenty of head room i'm 6ft 2. I've not sat in the back yet but friends tell me its very comfortable with lots of leg room. Drivers position is good, there is plenty of alround visability with no major backspots.

The fiesta is responsive thru the gears except when you pulling away from a stop on a steep hill, this is where it struggles, 2 to 3 gear can be annoying as it sometimes does not want to go in. Driving at speed is where the fun begins, it is realy pleasure driving thru bends, it sticks to the road like glue and i feel very comfortable doing so, this car beats all others for its handling its a shear delight.

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  • sweetleaf11 published 25/05/2003
    I'm not a Ford fan, but you seem pleased!
  • Soho_Black published 24/05/2003
    I don't like the look of the new Fiesta. I used to drive a 1990 Fiesta, though, and the handling in that was superb as well.
  • 123me published 24/05/2003
    I like this car too. One of my friends has just got one. Good op.
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Product Information : Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi

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Ford present the Fiesta Zetec 1.4 TDCi 5dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Diesel

Product Details

Fuel Type: Diesel

Range: Ford Fiesta

Range + Engine Type: Fiesta 1.4 TDCi, Fiesta 1.4i Duratorq TDCi, Fiesta 1.4

Manufacturer: Ford

Available Trims: Finesse; Ghia; Zetec; LX, Ghia; Studio; Style; Style+; Titanium; Zetec; Finesse; LX

Body Type: Hatchback

Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual Gearbox

Classification: Economy Car

Country of Origin: USA

CO2 Emissions: 116 g/km - (Man)

Emissions Class: EU3

Number of Doors: 5, 3

NCAP Rating: NCAP 4 Star Rating

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 14.4 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 102, 101

Warranty: 3 years / 60000 miles

Cylinders: 4

Fuel Capacity (litres): 43

Torque: 118@2000 lb/ft

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Height: 1463, 1468

Width: 1683

Length: 3916

Weight: 1180, 1145, 1151, 1148, 1140, 1136

Power: 68

Type: Car

Release Date: 01.01.2005

Insurance Group: 5, 4

Engine Size (cc): 1399

Towing Limit (kg): 750

Boot Capacity (litres): 894, 892

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