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Old 02-27-2013, 10:18 AM   #71
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Much over the $20k price and it just doesn't look like bargain anymore and you enter the price range of superior and more useful cars.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:25 AM   #72
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It's interesting, because the Fiesta ST is priced below or at least comparatively with its main competition: Fiat 500 Abarth, Mini Cooper S, and Veloster Turbo. However, it is simultaneously priced too close to the Focus ST in my opinion. Only about $2000 in difference between similarly optioned Fiesta and Focus, a bit more at higher trim levels. And the Fiesta is much more likely to be cross shopped with the Focus than the Focus is to a Mustang or even WRX.
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Yes,it is a bit close to an ST's price and you're probably right about some cars won't be on the cross shopped list. For me personally it comes down to the best bang for the buck and the Fiesta is too slow and small for me. Still a cool car but gotta keep it cheap.
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:34 PM   #74
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One review is in, from across the pond (with the lower HP engine):
http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/...st-first-drive

Without spoiling the read, the car is good .

Funny, I was reading the comments section, and some Brits do want a 5-door:
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Will the ST be avaialable as a 5 door?

I have a family and will need the practicality of thse extra doors.
Only in America I think.
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5 dr cars sell well in Europe.
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So,do we have a release date for this car? I have a friend who is looking at the Abarth and I told him he should give the Fiesta a look before he decides.
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So,do we have a release date for this car? I have a friend who is looking at the Abarth and I told him he should give the Fiesta a look before he decides.
Order books are open, and I'm seeing build dates in early June. So they should be on the lots around July/August I think.
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Don't be surprised if there's "significant dealer markup" though(which typically happens with most new models).
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Is it just pre-order? I was on Ford's site and I couldn't build one.
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Is it just pre-order? I was on Ford's site and I couldn't build one.
You should be able to. Did you try this link?
http://bp3.ford.com/2014-Ford-Fiesta...ang=en#/Style/
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