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Old 27th December 2005, 14:48   #121
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i own a fiesta and have already clocked around 1500 kms...
please give us review about your experience.
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Old 27th December 2005, 17:11   #122
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Just saw 2 guy's today who was getting accesories fitted into his car at auto market in chandigarh. I was gettimg apm kit fixed there saw a Black Fiesta, silver fiesta and a orange one which just came.. Accessories are allready in the market so no issue of getting your gr8 gr8 accessories...

Also none of them was diesel so i did'nt even asked them about the FE.

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Old 27th December 2005, 17:40   #123
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What did you feel about the mileage? And, what model is your car?
Here we go again with our favorite obsession - mileage! Don't think you'd get a comprehensive idea at only 1500 kms?
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Old 27th December 2005, 18:14   #124
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I think most of the cars are tested on the Mumbai Pune expressway, and do a steady 80-100kph in top gear, giving them excellent highway mileage.
Ford has their factory at Maramalai Nagar located in the outskirts of Chennai. If you take the National Highways to thiruchy, you could spot fiesta's lining up in the highways at steady speed of 80-100 kmph. I had seen almost on all day I happen to travel that way.
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Old 27th December 2005, 22:32   #125
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9 pages and not a single pic? Don't be teasers. Post pics of your Fiesta.
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Old 29th December 2005, 15:35   #126
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According to dealer the Fiesta diesel will give mileage of 21 kmpl..and i have a buddy who just got the car and saying is giving 18-20 kmpl ion city without AC.

So umm, ACI must have got something else ...haha 14.

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According to dealer the Fiesta diesel will give mileage of 21 kmpl..and i have a buddy who just got the car and saying is giving 18-20 kmpl ion city without AC.

So umm, ACI must have got something else ...haha 14.

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Sorry didnt understand what are you trying to say. Whats that "14" figure about. Please be a little more clear.
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Old 29th December 2005, 15:41   #128
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In this post it is said that ACI says that diesel version gives 14 kmpl ...which is wrong i was refering to that.

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Old 29th December 2005, 18:52   #129
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Difference between Swift Vxi (1000kgs) and Ford Fiesta (1110) in kerb weight is only 110 kms ( the latter weighs more). But Fiesta feels heavier than actual 110 kms. Why that perception? Where does that much weight goes in Swift with lesser dimension & without boot?

I like Fiesta A/c, braking & handling the most (felt the quickness in fiesta) . I felt the steering is stiff when compared to the Swift.

PS: Its not that Iam comparing a c segment car with a b+ segment. just compared with the one I drive
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Old 29th December 2005, 20:34   #130
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According to dealer the Fiesta diesel will give mileage of 21 kmpl..and i have a buddy who just got the car and saying is giving 18-20 kmpl ion city without AC.

In this post it is said that ACI says that diesel version gives 14 kmpl ...which is wrong i was refering to that.
You have to note that the ACI figures are with AC ON all the time. While ACI figures can be taken as a guidance, they no way claim that you will exactly get the same figures when you drive. FE depends on various factors like road conditions and the driving style of the driver and hence there is always a +/- to the ACI numbers.
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This is my first post on here so "Hi everybody".
I have driven the 1.4 petrol and the 1.6 Fiesta and though the 1.4 is feels a tad under powered than the 1.6, which is expected. The gear shifts are fun and precise, and handling is as good as it gets for a car of this size. The suspension is on the harder side, but when you drive with 5 adults on board, the suspension does really come into its own. I literally threw it around potholes, and I was very impressed with its handling. The AC is superb, steering is good, but not as precise as the ICON's and brakes are impressive.
1.4 lacks most of the chrome from the top versions, and this is a pity considering that most of the people would buy 1.4 (thats what the dealer told me).
Looks are cool but not spectacular and the tyres sure look punny. The car is slightly wider than the Icon and the thigh rest is a lot better than that of the Icons.
I liked the car, the 1.4 is the best Value for money deal, and if your running will be restricted to city driving, this is an option u should not miss.
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Old 31st December 2005, 12:33   #132
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You have to note that the ACI figures are with AC ON all the time. While ACI figures can be taken as a guidance, they no way claim that you will exactly get the same figures when you drive. FE depends on various factors like road conditions and the driving style of the driver and hence there is always a +/- to the ACI numbers.
The +/- to ACI numbers are most surprising. While dealers are advertising 23kmpl for tdci model, ACI figures shows around 14 kmpl. The +/- of around 10 is too much to consider even with or without ac. Someone is fooling us
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Bloody electronic throttles...I've got on in the Safari too where the car decides how fast it wants you to go, not the other way around.

Whats the world coming to?
300 Nm going through the drain. Dayum. I hate it.
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Old 2nd January 2006, 13:04   #135
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9 pages and not a single pic? Don't be teasers. Post pics of your Fiesta.
Hello all,
Here are some pictures of Fiesta. Hope the owner is not member of this forum. Yesterday night I saw this parked in my friend's aptmt. complex. He took these for me. One thing I need to tell you, it looks gorgeous.






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