• 2011 Ford Fiesta

    The term "hatchback" has long been considered poison in Detroit, an indicator of a slow, cheap, tinny, undesirable econobox. (And when's the last time you heard "econobox," for that matter?) No one wants 'em, says the conventional wisdom. But conventional wisdom may be getting knocked upside the head. In a predictable story almost quivering with fear over the imminent arrival of cars smaller than compacts (!!!), today's Detroit News has an interesting nugget of information. Two thirds of the first orders for 2011 Ford Fiesta subcompacts have been for the five-door hatchback, with only a third...

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    2011 Ford Fiesta Day Three

    This post will be short and sweet, since we have an early wake-up call for our drive from Boston to New York City tomorrow. We began the day in Montreal, stopping by the famous Schwartz's Deli before setting out for Montpelier, Vermont. In Montpelier, we explored the picturesque city--the smallest...

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