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Old 03-01-2013, 01:39 PM   #1
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Consumer Reports names the best and worst cars by brand

Consumer reports name the Fiesta as the worst car in Ford's line-up.



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Old 03-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #2
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Consumer reports is probably the most ridiculous ratings company in existence. If I lived my life by their recommendations I would have had some of the most boring and mundane product experiences in the world.

The majority of their testing and methodologies are flawed and provide no true measurement of a products value. They are full of bias and blatant with that fact.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:37 PM   #3
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^^^ What Bill says.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:44 PM   #4
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Truth be told the Fiesta does have it fair share of annoyances and based upon my customer reviews on the car it has the most issues. Granted none of them are serious.
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Best CU reviews are the long term customer ones. They are very accurate.
The staff ratings are lame.
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Wait, what the hell...Lincoln still makes the Navigator?
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Yea but who the hell buy's Navigators? In all my years of selling I've never sold one. And only had one serious inquiry.
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Yea but who the hell buy's Navigators? In all my years of selling I've never sold one. And only had one serious inquiry.
Fleet operators. Since the Town Car is gone, executive car service places have been buying the Navigator, especially in EL trim. Dealers in the Detroit area seem to sell quite a few of them too. It is the only product that Lincoln makes money on.
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I agree that the Fiesta sedan is the worst Ford product. It is in every way worse than a Fiesta hatchback along with both Focus products. It leases out for the same price as the Focus, and isn't much cheaper on a buy. The lack of an armrest on the last SE sedan I drove was also annoying.
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