Blogger Colin Bird is a current Accent owner, but the Fords won him over. "I thought the Fiesta had more personality than the Accent, inside and out. Acceleration was punchy, and I liked the handling of the Accent. Though things are well-thought-out here, I would probably pay the $1,000-plus premium for the more stylish Fiesta." He preferred the frugal subcompacts: "I thought the Fiesta and Accent offered perceptibly the same amount of space, from the driver's position, as the two larger compact cars."
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