6th Gen (2011 – 2016) Ford Fiesta Problems

The 6th generation of the Fiesta has a cumulative PainRank™ of 23.61. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2011–2016 Fiesta model years have sent in 615 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (53%) followed by the interior (7%) and the engine (6%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2016 10
4.37
2015 40
18.58
2014 109
21.24
2013 195
32.13
2012 77
12.67
2011 170
52.65
2010 11
6.27
2009 3
1.51

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