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Poll: Zetec S or Titanium (204 member(s) have cast votes)

Which is the better car overall?

  1. Titanium X (105 votes [51.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.22%

  2. Zetec S (100 votes [48.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.78%

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#16 DanGull

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 02:57 PM

I'm not a big fan of chrome either - I also don't like the idea of keyless entry after the Top Gear episode where Clarkson managed to move Hammond's Mustang and park it in the middle of a busy road while the Hamster sat eating lunch in a diner!

Plus, with an other half who gets serious migraines and can have seizures when under coloured light, the ambient lighting in the Titanium is a big no no.

As I understand it, the electronic steering of the Zetec S has a different set of settings which can be added to the lower, firmer ride - can anyone confirm or refute this? Evidence comes from Car Magazine's review of the 1.6 engined models.

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#17 Jonny87

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 02:57 PM

What about a compromise to make the ULTIMATE Fiesta?

1. Get a Fully specced Titanium X With ALL the options

2. Add the sport spoiler

3. Lower on eibach springs

4. Add mountune engine upgrade

et voila! You have the Ultimate Fiesta!

When my fiesta finally arrives I will have complete step 1 and 2. Maybe in a few years I will complete 3 and 4.......

#18 DanGull

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 03:13 PM

<puts on his anorak, clears throat for Alan Partridge voice...>

Ah well Jonny - don't forget the different settings for the steering as well! Ah ha!

I've just read my last post again - makes me sound rather geeky. :lol:

#19 Jonny87

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 03:24 PM

I've not heard anywhere about different steering on the "S", certainly nothing is mentioned in the official itinerary. It's possible but i'm sure if it were true Ford would mention it in the brochure or on their site, who knows...

Also I think Clarkson mentioned that the mustang keyless was fairly primitive. Not sure but I think the Fiesta keyless still has buttons on the fob so you can lock it from there to be sure

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 04:17 PM

I've not heard anywhere about different steering on the "S", certainly nothing is mentioned in the official itinerary. It's possible but i'm sure if it were true Ford would mention it in the brochure or on their site, who knows...

Also I think Clarkson mentioned that the mustang keyless was fairly primitive. Not sure but I think the Fiesta keyless still has buttons on the fob so you can lock it from there to be sure

:)


Going by my mates focus you have to lock the doors from the fob, his car didnt come with the manual (company car) so he left the car unlocked for 2 weeks lol :lol:

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 03:46 PM

I've not heard anywhere about different steering on the "S", certainly nothing is mentioned in the official itinerary. It's possible but i'm sure if it were true Ford would mention it in the brochure or on their site, who knows...

Also I think Clarkson mentioned that the mustang keyless was fairly primitive. Not sure but I think the Fiesta keyless still has buttons on the fob so you can lock it from there to be sure

:)


Yep, it has buttons for lock, unlock and boot lock/unlock on the key fob and a real key hidden inside..

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 05:36 PM

What about a compromise to make the ULTIMATE Fiesta?

1. Get a Fully specced Titanium X With ALL the options

2. Add the sport spoiler

3. Lower on eibach springs

4. Add mountune engine upgrade

et voila! You have the Ultimate Fiesta!

When my fiesta finally arrives I will have complete step 1 and 2. Maybe in a few years I will complete 3 and 4.......


Plus the sports seats!

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 05:47 PM

Plus the sports seats!



Plus the *leather* sports seats!

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Posted 28 May 2009 - 01:09 PM

Personally i would always always go for the Zetec S.

My personal opinion is the chrome looks really tacky on the side and the fog lights. That is the only thing i really hate about the titanium.

plus i am extremely happy with my ZS at the moment

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Posted 29 May 2009 - 10:26 AM

I also don't like the idea of keyless entry after the Top Gear episode where Clarkson managed to move Hammond's Mustang and park it in the middle of a busy road while the Hamster sat eating lunch in a diner!


It was a Dodge Challenger IIRC

try doing that with a fiesta, NOT possible!



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Posted 30 May 2009 - 10:05 AM

It was a Dodge Challenger IIRC

try doing that with a fiesta, NOT possible!


Aye, and don't believe everything yo usee on Top Gear, it's an entertainment programme not a Motoring Fatcual Programme.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 09:46 PM

This can't happen as the fiesta has sensors to check that the remote key is INSIDE the car otherwise the car will not start.

CVan't say about the dodge as I don't know.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 10:18 PM

This can't happen as the fiesta has sensors to check that the remote key is INSIDE the car otherwise the car will not start.

CVan't say about the dodge as I don't know.




Really? How do you know this? Can somebody with keyless check this out?

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Posted 04 June 2009 - 07:49 AM

Really? How do you know this? Can somebody with keyless check this out?


I know you can't get in the car if the key is in the house, in my case, 10 ft away.

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Posted 04 June 2009 - 08:42 AM

Not having keyless on mine now - had to sacrifice that to get the X Pack. Pennies only run to so far!

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