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Should I Buy A 6 Speed Manual Fiesta?

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#1 Adrian Brunton

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:37 PM

Hi guys,

I'm looking to buy a second hand Fiesta Titanium. One's become available with apparently everything I've been looking for, but the only red flag is the description mentions that it's a 6 speed. After a lot of googling, I've not found a single manual 6 speed Fiesta available. I've seen automatics have been produced in America, but I've not found any manuals. Therefore, this leads me to believe this particular car has been modified to include a 6 speed gearbox, so the question is, is this a bad sign? Should I avoid buying a car that's been altered like this?

It's an 09 plate with not a huge amount of miles on the clock.

I've not made contact with the dealer yet (it's not a private sale), but when I do, I want to have as much information as possible.

I know I've left it late, but I'm aiming to take a look at the car tomorrow, so hopefully someone will see this before then.

Thanks :)

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#2 volts


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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:50 PM

If you know the Reg use Ford ETIS to bring up all the details for the car. http://www.etis.ford...A30B2.eccvas503

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 01:38 PM

Think you'll find it's a typo on the advert. I'd be very surprised if someone has got a 6 speed gearbox in one.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 05:30 PM

not yet 6 speed is coming on the st model end of 2013

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 07:34 PM

My old Mini One had a six speed box but 5th gear was a waste of time. I always went from 4th to 6th.

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