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Ford Fiesta vs. Ford Fusion Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Ford Fusion 21
33.1168831169% 33.1168831169% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Fusions, 5.9 months of data per Fusion, average 6700 miles

 

2015 Ford Fiesta   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Fiestas, 9.6 months of data per Fiesta, average 10100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2015 Ford Fusion 21
28.5714285714% 28.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Fusions, 8.8 months of data per Fusion, average 13000 miles

 

2014 Ford Fiesta 37
63.1428571429% 63.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Fiestas, 9.1 months of data per Fiesta, average 27400 miles

Refresh including two new engines. Based on many reports for the 2011 and 2012, and some reports for the 2013 and 2014, potential common problem with clutch packs on dual-clutch automatic transmission.
2014 Ford Fusion 27
40.2857142857% 40.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  85 Fusions, 9.8 months of data per Fusion, average 25200 miles

 

2013 Ford Fiesta 29
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Fiestas, 7.7 months of data per Fiesta, average 34100 miles

Possible common problem with clutch packs on dual-clutch automatic transmission. Just a couple reports for the 2013 but many for the 2011 and 2012.
2013 Ford Fusion 34
45.5665024631% 45.5665024631% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  74 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 36100 miles

Redesigned.

 

2012 Ford Fiesta   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Fiestas, 7.8 months of data per Fiesta, average 53600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Ford Fusion 21
17.2811059908% 17.2811059908% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  67 Fusions, 9.4 months of data per Fusion, average 45500 miles

 

2011 Ford Fiesta 68
86.5079365079% 86.5079365079% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  54 Fiestas, 9.8 months of data per Fiesta, average 75200 miles

First model year. Common problem with clutch packs on dual-clutch automatic transmission.
2011 Ford Fusion 42
45.2380952381% 45.2380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 68300 miles

 

2010 Ford Fusion 38
34.2490842491% 34.2490842491% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  103 Fusions, 9.3 months of data per Fusion, average 78500 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Ford Fusion 40
23.3893557423% 23.3893557423% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Fusions, 9.5 months of data per Fusion, average 90400 miles

 

2008 Ford Fusion 32
13.7362637363% 13.7362637363% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  54 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 96400 miles

 

2007 Ford Fusion 81
57.0217917676% 57.0217917676% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Fusions, 8.3 months of data per Fusion, average 109300 miles

 

2006 Ford Fusion 53
33.6363636364% 33.6363636364% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Fusions, 9.8 months of data per Fusion, average 112600 miles

First model year.

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TrueDelta Reviews the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Ford Fiesta

2015 Ford Fiesta Reliability And Durability: Neutral
YearComment
2014 The Honda Fit has long been among the most reliable cars in our survey. The Fiesta has a patchier record. This said, getting the manual in the Ford alt least avoids the problematic dual clutch transmission. full 2014 Ford Fiesta review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Ford Fiesta

2015 Ford Fiesta Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 120-horsepower 1.6L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Not one problem in 1 year and 10,000 miles. Just runs. full 2013 Ford Fiesta review