2017 Ford Fiesta ST in Depth: Raucous, Racy, and Rewardingly Hasty

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The pint-sized Ford Fiesta ST revs up more smiles per minute than a Hoonigan parking-lot party. Its sport-tuned suspension and six-speed-manual-only gearbox can make amateur drivers believe they’ve found a new day job. A 197-hp turbocharged inline-four feeds the front wheels, and a brake-based torque-vectoring system aids agility. Recaro sport seats and blacked-out rims are racy upgrades. Stylewise, this spicy hatchback is the right amount of mild versus wild. Too bad its pedestrian interior suffers from a tight back seat, econocar materials, and few standard features. Most important, though, the little Fiesta ST is seriously fun to drive, plenty practical, and readily affordable. This car feels like happy hour at the hot-hatch performance party. READ MORE ››

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2017 Ford Fiesta ST in Depth: Raucous, Racy, and Rewardingly Hasty

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