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If you want to get better, you improve on the shortcomings. That`s what Ford did in 1989 with the mini Festiva, its high-mileageSouth Korean import that takes up where the Pinto left off in trying to getconsumers out of Japanese small cars. Ford`s Festiva had a few glaring shortcomings: It was mighty small; itwas terribly underpowered; and it was offered only with a manual transmission,... Read full review for the 1989 Ford Festiva

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The best "Fishbowl" I ever owned

by Dr Hicky from the Eastern Shore of VA from Eastern Shore of VA on December 5, 2009

I bought this great car in Jan 1990, it lasted for ten great years and over 200K miles including a two day trip to GA from CA some 2200 miles. I delivered pizza for those ten years in her. Sometimes I... Read Full Review


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Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 1989 Ford Festiva.