Owners of 2016 Ford Fiestas told Consumer Reports magazine recently that although their cars are fun to ride, they were not happy with the subcompact’s rough shifting, clutch problems, noises, leaks and power equipment failures, according to Consumer Reports 2016 Annual Auto Survey
Drivers of the six-speed automated manual transmission complained the car stumbles in heavy traffic where it’s a stop-and-go situation. Consumer Reports tested the 120-horse power 1.6-liter Ford Fiesta and felt that the 5-speed manual was a bit slow, but had good fuel economy.
The sportier Ford Fiesta ST was described as being too stiff. Drivers felt it was a bit too rough to drive.
“A new car should not perform like an old clunker,” said James Johnson, a California lemon law attorney. “If you are repeatedly taking your new car in for repairs, it’s possible you may have a valid lemon law claim.”
Lemon Law Help for Ford Fiesta Owners — 800-235-6801
If you are the owner of a late-model Ford Fiesta and are having problems that are a safety concern or have made at least four attempts to get your vehicle repaired at an authorized repair facility for the same problems, our attorney would like to speak with you.
Our California Lemon Law Firm can explain how this works and protect your legal rights in a free consultation at 800-235-6801. Johnson Attorneys Group has handled cases for unsatisfied Ford owners and we have extensive experience with lemon law.
There is no cost for you to speak with the attorney and if we represent you and get you a settlement or a buy back, the manufacturer will separately pay our attorney fees as required under lemon law statutes.