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Ford Fiesta WQ

Ford Fiesta WQ (2006-2008)

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4.5
18 reviews
  • Build Quality
    4.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    4.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (1)
  • Braking
    4.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.0 (1)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    5.0 (1)
  • Handling
    5.0 (1)
  • Interior Design
    5.0 (1)
  • Boot Size
    4.0 (1)
  • Comfort
    5.0 (1)
  • Features
    5.0 (1)
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Kristie
KristieBrisbane
  • 5 reviews
  • 2 likes

Cannot kill this cheapo legend

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Bought 2007 model as ex demo. Has no bells and whistles thus my mechanic says it will go forever. So far put 178000kms on it and going strong. Pretty good on fuel.

Purchased in December 2008.

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Cam A
Cam ASouth East Queensland, QLD

my mum likes the car but it has its faults

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Date PurchasedJan 2017
Cam A
Cam A

Update to this review. The other day out of nowhere my pulled into the street of a friend and the gearbox exploded. So it's safe to say that this car is going straight to the wreckers.

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Therese
Therese
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

Doing OK so far 2006 model 126,000km

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Date PurchasedJan 2008
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Slik57
Slik57Adelaide
  • 4 reviews
  • 7 likes

What a ripper

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Date PurchasedOct 2014
GrumpyUnclePete
GrumpyUnclePete
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 likes

Fun little beastie!

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Cheap plastic interior, loud cabin noise at high speeds, rear vision not so great

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ProduktoKo
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  • 7 reviews

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The Ford Fiesta is a nice car. It is a car that drives well and will take you to you destination safely with its safety features. It is not too small nor too big and it fits for a a person living in or near the city. It can seat 5 people easily and will still leave a room for some luggage at the back. It is reasonably priced for its size without necessarily looking cheap. Driving the Ford Fiesta is easy and comfortable. The controls are without complications. Parking is not a problem because of its maneuverability and relatively small size. It is a good car.
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Excellent little car for the money, hard pressed to find anything better in this class, not really a highway car but good as a general runabout round town.

Quality of the product overall is excellent, not much to complain about with the Fiesta.
Looks great, good quality, excellent paintwork, good fit and finish, handles well.
Rather coarse engine, revs too high in 5th gear (needs a 6th cog), seats are not overly comfortable.

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Questions & Answers

Jen
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I have 2006 and it keeps stalling while driving I have had 3 mechanics look over the car and a auto electrical guy and no one can find the problem if anyone can help that would be great

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kylie m.
kylie m.

Does it ever completely stop, due to ignition fuse blowing, or just stall?

Sunny
Sunnyasked
Fiesta WQ (2006-2008)

I have ford fiesta 2008 model. How long I can drive a day? I wanna long drive, how many km I can drive?

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Bitter M.
Bitter M.

Don't drive it more then 10km a day, or you will ruin it.

Min
Minasked
Fiesta WQ (2006-2008)

2007 LX 5 door hatchback Ford Fiesta.

In the process of looking at getting a second hand car- different makes.

How much is it to service a ford fiesta in general?
The cost to change a timing belt approx?
And when it comes to mileage - about how much can one car clock, if serviced and well looked after, before the engine dies and/or needs to be replaced. (Unless traded or sold of course).

Toyota Corollas can go into the 300s for mileage and possibly beyond.

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Grant
Grant

Sorry cannot be much help. Due to hear box problem sold our Fiesta with about 25k on clock. Servicing was about 250 each year. Apart from gearbox car was good.

Jack
Jack

Found a few more tips on this site http://www.what2drive.com.au/blog/ford-fiesta-2006-08

1. Make sure to check the radio as it seems to break easily
2. Check the boot lock and power windows

robcig
robcig

Grant, was your Fiesta an auto or a manual?

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Ford Fiesta WQ (2006-2008)

Details

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CategoryHatchbacks
Starting Price $21,990
TransmissionAutomatic and Manual
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrol
Wheels15" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating4 Stars
Fuel Consumption7.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L
Engine4 Cylinder 1.6L
Max Power74kW @ 6000rpm
Max Torque146Nm @ 4000rpm
Country of ManufactureGermany
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)
Release dateJan 2006
Discontinuation dateDec 2008
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