Ford’s most successful compact car, the Fiesta, was originally launched in 1976 and has sold in excess of 16-million units around the world. It is still one of the bestselling nameplates in the UK. Now the sixth generation of the nomenclature has made its debut in SA, although it has taken quite some time to arrive locally and it debuts without any plans for the Active crossover version or the more luxurious Vignale derivative.

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