Ford Fiesta Van (2013 – 2017) Review

Ford Fiesta Van (2013 – 2017) At A Glance


+The best car-derived small van on the market, improvements mean all engines now emit less than 100g/km of CO2, good looks and a quality interior.

-Entry-level 1.25-litre engine not suited to motorway driving.

The Ford Fiesta Van is the UK's best-selling small car-derived van and although this version isn't technically 'new' compared to the previous version, the thorough revamp has made it even better than before. The big news is that all diesel models now emit less than 100g/km of CO2 plus there's a new 75PS 1.5-litre Duratorq TDCi.

Claimed economy is 76.4mpg while the Econetic is even more frugal with official figures of 85.6mpg and 87g/km of CO2. The arrival of the new Dagenham-built 75PS 1.5-litre Duratorq TDCi increases the engine options to three - it joins the 95PS 1.6-litre TDCi and Brigend-built 82PS 1.25-litre petrol.

New features include Ford Mykey which allows businesses to encourage safer driving and limit the driver’s exposure to risk at the wheel. It's a first in the market. There is also Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance which connects the driver to emergency services in the event of an accident. It's combined with Active City Stop, an active collision avoidance system, to make this a particularly safe van. Other new features are Hill Start Assist, Easy Fuel and Rear View Camera.

Styling changes mirror those made to the passenger car range. That means revised front-end styling, including laser-cut headlamps incorporating LED technology, and a 'power-dome' bonnet. And for the first time on the van version, the option of 17-inch alloy wheels. With a great balance of ride and handling, impressive comfort and good manouevrability, the Fiesta Van is the perfect small van businesses whose work is mainly in town.

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What should I look out for when buying a used Ford Fiesta Van?

"What do I need to look for if buying a 2014 Ford Fiesta Van (1.6 TDCi ECOnetic 94bhp, 50,000 miles)?"
As a minimum, you want to see a history folder file that shows the van has had a service (with oil and filter change) every 12 months/12,000 miles (whichever comes sooner). Check the load area for damage and the tyres for uneven wear - both will imply the vehicle has been overloaded on a regular basis. For more used van buying advice, see:
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