In recent years, manufacturers have given designers license when crafting their smallest cars. The Fiesta is an excellent example of this with its gaping grille, sweeping headlamps and crisp lines. The Fiesta is a beautiful complement to the compact Focus and midsize Fusion. Of the two body styles, the hatchback offers the better execution. The sedan simply appears too narrow and tall.
Inside, the cabin offers a decent amount of space. The front seats feel flat, although the ST's available Recaros are the complete opposite, bear hugging the driver and front-seat passenger. They standard seats look comfortable, but may prove painful for tall passengers, especially when taking long trips. There's a lack of legroom for the driver, and the hard plastic of the center console The rear seats may be even more of a challenge for adults, so use them for children or simply fold down the seat for added storage. On the plus side, Ford supplied ample damping to keep outside noise from overwhelming the cabin.