Notes: Welcome to North America, Ford Fiesta. Thanks for bringing your herky-jerky transmission, numerous interior quality complaints, and an engine that dies while driving.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,370 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2011 Ford Fiesta body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2011 Ford Fiesta Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 062013

Fiesta 4-cyl

  • 85,000 miles


In August of 2013 both front and rear door latches on the passenger side stopped latching within one day of each other. Our car was kept at the dealership for several weeks and we were charged half of the repair costs after writing letters to Ford that this was obviously a manufacturing defect. They would not accept responsibility or pay for the full cost of repairs. On Jan 19, 2014, the rear passenger door latch which had been replaced again failed to latch and is currently held closed with a bungee cord. We have not taken the car back to the dealership yet.

- Joshua Tree, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 242014


  • 76,000 miles
My husband went to place my son's toddler seat in the back seat when he did he later tried to close the door and the door would not latch. We tried closing it several times and not successful. This happened to the right rear door. My husband then took the car to a Ford dealership and said that it would cost roughly $500 to diagnose and fix the problem. We didn't leave it because this should be something that Ford should take care of since to me it seems to be a car defect and not anything we did to it. So we saw that we are not the only ones with this problem and want to unite with other owners to get this resolved with a recall.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #1

Jun 092011

Fiesta 4-cyl

  • 2,109 miles
Coming to stop you start to speed up why you are pressing on brakes, do to the fact that the brake pedal and gas pedal are to close to each other.

- Sussex, NJ, USA

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