Our expert's reviews of the Ford Fiesta
2023 Ford Fiesta ST v Hyundai i20 N comparison
It's the featherweight hot hatch duel you've all been waiting for. The Fiesta ST cult hero takes on the i20 N – who takes the crown?
15 Jan 23
2023 Ford Fiesta ST review
The facelifted Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch might be going, going, gone from Australia, but it won't be soon forgotten.
10 Oct 22
Hot hatch spec-sheet showdown: 2021 Hyundai i20 N, Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo GTI
This trio of pocket rockets line up against each other rather nicely. When the Hyundai i20 N hits the market next year, the Fiesta ST and Polo GTI will be waiting...
23 Oct 20
2020 Ford Fiesta ST review
Ford’s affordable pocket rocket Fiesta ST is back, better and pricier than ever.
25 Aug 20
All the latest Ford Fiesta news
Ford could revive the Fiesta as an electric car
The Fiesta was only just discontinued, but already there's talk of Ford returning to this segment with an electric vehicle.
13 Jul 23
Party's over: Final Ford Fiesta will be built this week
The Ford Fiesta is a staple in Europe, but it's been axed in favour of a more expensive small SUV. Production ends this week.
04 Jul 23
Every car discontinued in 2022
This year, we said goodbye to some thrifty hybrids, hot hatchbacks, cute drop-tops, and some budget-friendly fare.
31 Dec 22
Farewell, Fiesta: How Ford's city hatch evolved
Ford has confirmed Fiesta production will stop next year, so now's a good time to travel back in time and what the fuss was all about.
31 Oct 22
Ford Fiesta production ending in 2023
The Fiesta is taking a permanent siesta as Ford expands its electric vehicle range in Europe, axing the hatch after 47 years.
27 Oct 22
Ford Fiesta ST and Focus ST axed from Australian line-up
Two of the best hot hatches money can buy are being retired from Australian showrooms, as stock shortages bite and Ford focuses on volume.
05 Aug 22
Ford offering Fiesta ST buyers remedy for missing feature
The first 2022 Ford Fiesta STs to arrive here don't have their B&O Play sound system, so Ford is offering buyers a credit, a refund, or a new contract.
27 May 22
Ford Fiesta and Focus recalled
A potential oil leak in 2019-22 Ford Fiesta and Focus models could lead to an engine fire.
11 May 22
2022 Ford Fiesta ST price and specs
The 2022 Ford Fiesta ST has been hit with a price increase, and has lost out on some active safety kit. It has more torque, though, and more interior tech.
21 Dec 21
2022 Ford Fiesta ST: Hotter version spied testing
A pre-facelift prototype Ford Fiesta ST test mule has been spied packing some high-performance brakes and a different exhaust.
26 Nov 21
2022 Ford Fiesta ST confirmed for Australia
Ford's smallest performance car will get more torque, more tech, and more green when it arrives early in 2022.
16 Sep 21
2022 Ford Fiesta facelift spied
With the current Fiesta heading for its fourth birthday, Ford is busy preparing a mid-life update with usual visual tweaks.
09 Apr 21
Hold off buying your new hot hatch: These pocket rockets are coming soon
Belt-up for the new Volkswagen Golf GTI, BMW 128ti, Skoda Octavia RS, Audi S3, Hyundai i20 N, Toyota GR Yaris Rallye, and updated versions of the Renault Megane R.S and Hyundai i30 N.
12 Oct 20
Ford Fiesta ST Edition not for Australia
Ford's European arm has added coilover suspension and lightweight alloys to the Fiesta ST for enhanced on-road and track performance – but it's not for Oz.
06 Oct 20
Hyundai i20 N: Fiesta ST rival likely for Australia
Hyundai is readying its first hotted-up light car, the i20 N, and it looks like a belter.
07 May 20
Owner's reviews of the Ford Fiesta
2021 Ford Fiesta ST owner review
John P from Perth WA purchased this Ford Fiesta new for $36,000 (including all on-road costs). John P from Perth WA wouldn't buy this car again because: "Only because I don't do the same trick twice. (I will be keeping it)."
12 Apr 22
2020 Ford Fiesta ST owner review
Steve P purchased this Ford Fiesta new with additional options for $37,000 (including all on-road costs). Steve P would buy this car again because: "Yes definitely. It's so much fun to drive and there aren't many of them on the road which I like. They look great also."
29 Sep 21