7th Generation (2017—2018) Fiesta Problems

Fiesta owners with a 2017—2018 model year have the most problems with the fuel system (40%), interior (20%), and the engine (20%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Not Accelerating Properly 1 complaints at an average of 4,850 miles in the 2018 Ford Fiesta.
  2. Drives Roughly 1 complaints at an average of 8,000 miles in the 2018 Ford Fiesta.
  3. Fuel Smell 1 complaints at an average of 250 miles in the 2018 Ford Fiesta.

What Fiesta Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 5 0 13 3.19
2017 0 0 51 0.0

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