What's Wrong with the Ford Fiesta?

Fiesta owners have made 630 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (52%), followed by the interior (7%) and the engine (7%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Fiesta.

Comparing Fiesta Generations

You should avoid the 6th generation (2011–2016) Fiesta because of its overall PainRank™ of 23.61. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
7th Gen Fiesta 2017–2018
4 0.39
6th Gen Fiesta 2011–2016
615 23.61

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    The Worst Fiesta Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2018 (4), 2007 (4), 2009 (3), 1996 (3), 2008 (1), 1991 (1), 1995 (1), and 2017 (0).