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Ford Fiesta Zetec S Mountune

Motorways aren't the place where our Ford Fiesta Zetec S shines brightest

Motorway miles aren’t the Fiesta’s forte. While a comfy enough place to spend time (the seats are mega), at typical cruising speeds the Zetec S feels fidgety, the ride unsettled and the direct steering almost too sharp. In the absence of a sixth gear, 80mph is more than halfway round the rev-range, so fuel economy is a tad disappointing too – around 34mpg is the motorway norm.

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