Used 2013 Ford Fiesta For Sale

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3.2
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Transmission problems

2013 Ford Fiesta Mike - Ontario, CA 03/12/2015

I purchased this exact car (Literally the one in the pics!) and it had transmission problems that we were told is normal. When shifting from 1st to 2nd gear it sometimes felt like we were in a rodeo, as well when coming to a slow stop or accelerating slowing it sounded like someone was kicking an aluminum can. Again we were told this was normal and due to the CVT transmission. I looked into the "problem" and found many others that are having the same issue and that the term "normal" is not correct that it is a known problem with the transmission in the Fiesta, and the Focus. Please research the transmission before purchasing.

Bad transmission

2013 Ford Fiesta Gina L. - Houston, TX 10/28/2015

I had to have the transmission replaced within a year of purchase. Evidently, the transmission is a problem with this model. Fortunately, the car was under factory warranty and I've had to have several issues fixed. The transmission was replaced, the passenger door was replaced because it wouldn't close and is due to a recall. Ford currently does not have a replacement for the doors and simply replaces it with another faulty door that may eventually need replacing again. Water leaked through the trunk and filled the spare tire compartment with water. The only two pros about this car is the gas mileage and the fact that it silences any incoming text messages so that you're not distracted.

NIce on gas mileage, and fun to drive (Stick)

2013 Ford Fiesta Yvette Garza - Livingston, CA 10/24/2015

This car was great on gas mileage. I had the terrible experience of an accident. The airbags deployed, both steering wheel, and knee. The car was totaled. I walked away with a gash under my thumb, and bruises. So, with that said, it's was my sons car, who is 18. We bought another Ford Fiesta for him, just because of the safety features. Gas mileage is a plus.

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