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Ford Fiesta Mk1 Popular (1981-83)

Ford Fiesta Popular

The Popular model was added to the Mk1 Fiesta line-up for the first time in January 1981, using the model name from it's bigger Escort brother. The Popular replaced the earlier entry level model, which was formerly just known as 'Fiesta' or 'Base'.

This entry level model came with a choice of two 950cc engines producing either 40 or 45bhp, and a choice of solid colour options. As you would expect, the spec was basic all round, but the car offered motorists an affordable option which sold well against the competition.

The Popular name was continued through to the end of production in 1983, after which it went on to be used on both the Mk2 and Mk3 Fiestas

Mk1 Ford Fiesta Popular Brochure photo

Fiesta Popular Colour & Trim Variations

Colours listed are based on information taken from 'Ford Cars' brochures, ordered by year of availablity.

Colour Name Colour Type Year Colour Code Paint Sample Interior Pattern Interior Colour
Diamond WhiteSolid1981Ford Diamond WhiteVinylChocolate or Indian Red
Dove GreySolid1981C1Ford Dove GreyVinylChocolate or Indian Red
Meadow GreenSolid1981Ford Meadow GreenVinylChocolate or Tan
Midnight BlueSolid1981Ford Midnight BlueVinylBlue or Tan
Prarie YellowSolid1981Ford Prarie YellowVinylChocolate or Tan
TerracottaSolid1981Ford TerracottaVinylChocolate or Indian Red
Tuscan BeigeSolid1981Ford Tuscan BeigeVinylChocolate or Tan
Venetian RedSolid1981Ford Venetian RedVinylChocolate or Tan
Baltic BlueSolid1983 VinylGrey
Cardinal RedSolid1983Ford Cardinal RedVinylGrey
Coral BeigeSolid1983Ford Coral BeigeVinylMocha
Diamond WhiteSolid1983Ford Diamond WhiteVinylGrey
Pine GreenSolid1983H2Ford Pine GreenVinylMocha
Polar GreySolid1983 VinylGrey

Known UK Fiesta Popular Vehicles

We currently have 71 Mk1 Ford Fiesta Popular cars on the database. If yours isn't listed then please add it by filling out the form on the register page.

Registration Model Year Engine Size Transmission Fuel Type Colour Image
A124 **EPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
A161 **LPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
A369 **UPopularUnknownYES
A409 **XPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPine GreenYES
A498 **HPopular19841.04spd ManualPetrolRedNo
A576 **KPopularUnknownYES
A577 **UPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolBlueYES
A597 **PPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBlueYES
B370 **VPopular19851.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
BBJ7 **YPopularUnknownYES
BKP2 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolTuscan BeigeYES
BKR5 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolYES
BLF6 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
BWK4 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolCaribbean Blue No
CAJ9 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolCardinal RedYES
CLR* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
CTW5 **XPopularUnknown1.1PetrolYES
DLK* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBeigeYES
EKB* *YPopularUnknown1.0YES
EKH9 **YPopularUnknown1.1YES
ELC* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
FKM* *YPopular19831.14spd ManualPetrolYES
FSW2 **YPopularUnknownYES
GCA2 **XPopular1982PetrolYES
GHJ1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
HEX7 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
HHC5 **YPopularUnknown1.0YES
HJC* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPolar GreyYES
HJN4 **YPopularUnknown1.1YES
HON7 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolRedYES
HRH2 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBlueYES
JJN* *YPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolYES
LGP9 **YPopularUnknownYES
MAE5 **YPopularUnknownYES
MCY2 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolCaribbean BlueNo
MGF3 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolYES
NAN2 **XPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolYES
NGK2 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
NRP1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolNo
NYV4 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolVenetian RedYES
OCV2 **XPopularUnknownYES
OFL6 **XPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolYES
OMP1 **XPopular19824spd ManualPetrolYES
OPL2 **WPopular19814spd ManualPetrolNo
PCA4 **YPopular19824spd ManualPetrolYES
PFS6 **YPopularUnknownYES
PMC6 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolBlackYES
PNE1 **WPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolYES
RHV6 **YPopularUnknown1.0YES
RNT7 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolYES
SAP2 **XPopularUnknownYES
SBY7 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
SHK2 **WPopularUnknownYES
SMM1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolCoral BeigeYES
STF8 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolAtlantic Blue No
T0** WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolMeadow GreenYES
TRU7 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolNo
UET2 **YPopular19834spd ManualPetrolCoral BeigeNo
UUY6 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPine GreenYES
UVW6 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolTerracottaNo
VOD2 **XPopular19824spd ManualPetrolYES
VPR2 **XPopularUnknownYES
VWC1 **WPopularUnknownYES
WLA3 **XPopularUnknownYES
WOO6 **WPopularUnknownYES
XFU5 **XPopularUnknownYES
XVN9 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolHavana BrownYES
XWC4 **XPopularUnknown1.1YES
YPM1 **YPopular19831.14spd ManualPetrolYES
YSE1 **YPopularUnknownYES
YVG2 **XPopularUnknown1.0YES

*Disclaimer: Please note that the information contained in our Retro Fiesta Register is reliant on submissions by owners and enthusiasts, whilst we make every effort to ensure it's accuracy, we cannot be sure that it is 100% correct. If you can improve on the information listed please contact us via email at info@projectbobcat.com

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