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The Top Gear car review:Ford Fiesta
Final thoughts and pick of the range
Ford shifted a million of the previous-generation Fiestas in the UK alone. This one doesn’t drop the ball.
It’s great-looking, smart inside, refined, well-connected and thoroughly easy to use. It’s not the roomiest supermini, nor does it have the highest cabin quality, but they aren’t deal-breakers for most people.
But the Fiesta’s trump used to be the way it drove. There are some fine new rivals, especially the Micra, to give it some hurry-up. And sadly a little of the Fiesta’s sparkle has gone. Just the very last level of engagement. But overall, the dynamic package is even more rounded than before, so it’s hard to grumble.
Our choice from the range
This is the one we'd pick...