The Fiesta ST is reviewed in the January 2014 issue of Consumers Reports. It received a score of 80 out of 100. It's now the highest rated small sporty hatchback ahead of the Fiat 500 Abarth which scored a 71 and the Mini Cooper S which scored a 74. For comparison the regular Ford Fiesta was reviewed in the January 2011 issue and it received scores of 65 for the SES Manual and 61 for the SE Sedan Automatic. The SES Manual was the second highest rated in the category at that time. The SE Sedan was fourth.