I wish i could give this car negative stars. This has been the worst car experience of my life. All the reviews i read and all the research i did on this car fell through almost immediately. I wanted to get a vehicle with great gas mileage, a decent amount of cargo space, and inexpensive without being cheap. All the reviews pointed to this car.
I bought this car in June 2014. Since then, I have replaced the CLUTCH of an automatic car 4 TIMES through the recall program. The car has a manual transmission controlled by a computer that is supposed to shift itself to save on fuel. I get a recall notice about every 6 monthS: clutch, latches, transmission, computer, etc.
It feels unsafe to drive this car. It makes me worried!
Nice little car
2012 Ford FiestaH H - Hoffman Estates, IL06/22/2015
Good car for a good price. Gets about 30-35mpg. Comes with heated seats, which honestly was the selling point for me after finding out it was in good condition. It's a great size. Not too small or big. Easy to park. The hatchback does limit trunk space, but I don't carry a lot, so nbd.
It's had two recalls on it now, one before I bought it (which I was well informed about) for an airbag deployment issue, and one soon after I bought it for a door lock issue.
The headrests on the seats are kind of awkward; they force your head down and have little to no support for your neck, so I had to put a neck pillow in to make it more comfortable. This could just be because I'm fairly tall. The seats might be better suited for a shorter person.
2012 Ford FiestaTristan Lewis - Kansas City, MO10/26/2015
I wouldn't recommend this car to a friend because it has had some issues since I have owned it. I am aware that it is a used car but it doesn't drive smooth, it's very jumpy when I accelerate and it also stalls sometimes. There is a grinding noise that I can feel in the gas pedal when I accelerate as well. I have to take it to a mechanic after owning it for 5 months because the engine light came on. There is limited space inside. There is also a door latch recall that Ford has yet to fix. My door wouldn't latch one day so I had to get a bungee cord and attach it to my passenger seat.
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