Ford Fiesta
Ford Fiesta

Nearly 11,500 new Ford Fiesta models have been snapped up in the UK in just 77 days since it went on sale on 1st October 2008 - and with more than 9,000 going to retail customers. That equates to almost 80 per cent - a substantial increase on the normal retail rate of 60 per cent.

The Zetec model remains the most popular, taking 51 per cent of sales. Zetec models have been introduced with a £500 customer saving and free Bluetooth. The most popular colour has been Panther Black (21 per cent) followed by the new Hot Magenta (15 per cent).

Mark Simpson, marketing director, Ford of Britain, said: "Dealers are telling us that people are coming out of their Peugeot 207s and Renault Clios to get into new Fiesta. Fabulous style, high levels of equipment and a great price are the reason they want to be seen in the new Fiesta. We expect to attract even more sales from business and economy-minded drivers next year when our ECOnetic model goes on sale."

The new Ford Fiesta range opens with the Studio at £8,514.26, and extends to the top of the range Titanium priced from £11,841.91. A sporty Zetec S is in the line-up from £12,331.28 and the 76mpg ECOnetic model is priced from £11,594.68.


Published : 22/12/08 Author : Staff

Ford Fiesta News

This is a 13-year+ news article, from our Ford archive, which dates back to the year 2000.

If in doubt check with your local Ford dealer as car prices and technical data will have changed since 2008.

Although our car news is published in good faith, we cannot guarantee it to be error free or complete or up-to-date.

Ford Fiesta Images

Ford Fiesta Images may not be UK specification cars. Colours and exterior and/or interior elements may differ from actual models.

Copyright

The car news and images remain the copyright of the rights holder and may not be used without their consent.