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Ford Fiesta Mk1 Popular (1981-83) Model Info

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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 Interior Sample
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
Atlantic BlueSolid1982L2Ford Atlantic BlueVinylGrey or Blue
Cardinal RedSolid1982R2Ford Cardinal RedVinylGrey or Tan
Caribbean BlueSolid1982J2Ford Caribbean BlueVinylGrey or Blue
Cordoba BeigeSolid1982F2Ford Cordoba BeigeVinylTan
Diamond WhiteSolid1982B2Ford Diamond WhiteVinylGrey or Blue
Dove GreySolid1982C2Ford Dove GreyVinylGrey or Tan
Sienna BrownSolid1982D2Ford Sienna BrownVinylTan
Baltic BlueSolid1983 VinylGrey
Cardinal RedSolid1983Ford Cardinal RedVinylGrey
Coral BeigeSolid1983Ford Coral BeigeVinylMocha
Diamond WhiteSolid1983Ford Diamond WhiteVinylGrey
Pine GreenSolid1983H2Ford Pine GreenVinylMocha
Polar GreySolid1983Ford Polar GreyVinylGrey

Brochure Image

Mk1 Ford Fiesta Popular brochure

Known UK Fiesta Popular Vehicles

We currently have 83 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 Status Details
A124 **EPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
A161 **LPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolOn the RoadYES
A369 **UPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolScrappedYES
A409 **XPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPine GreenOff the RoadYES
A498 **HPopular19841.04spd ManualPetrolRedOn the RoadNo
A576 **KPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
A577 **UPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolBlueOff the RoadYES
A597 **PPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBlueOn the RoadYES
A862 **VPopular19834spd ManualPetrolPine GreenUnknownYES
AWR4 **XPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
B370 **VPopular19851.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteUnknownYES
BBJ7 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolScrappedYES
BKP2 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolTuscan BeigeUnknownYES
BKR5 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
BLF6 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteOn the RoadYES
BWK4 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolCaribbean Blue Off the RoadNo
CAJ9 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolCardinal RedUnknownYES
CLR* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
CTW5 **XPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolScrappedYES
D297 **JPopular19864spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
DFR5 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolOff the RoadYES
DLK* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBeigeUnknownYES
EKB* *YPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
EKH9 **YPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
ELC* *YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteUnknownYES
F970 **TPopular19881.14spd ManualPetrolGalaxy BlueOn the RoadNo
FKM* *YPopular19831.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
FSW2 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
GCA2 **XPopular19824spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
GHJ1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
HEX7 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPolar GreyOn the RoadYES
HHC5 **YPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
HHK4 **YPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolTerracottaUnknownYES
HJN4 **YPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolScrappedYES
HON7 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolRedUnknownYES
HRH2 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBlueUnknownYES
JJN* *YPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
LGP9 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
MAE5 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
MCY2 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolCaribbean BlueUnknownNo
MGF3 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolGreenOn the RoadYES
MOF* *XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolRedUnknownYES
NAN2 **XPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
NGK2 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteUnknownYES
NGK* *YPopular19831.0PetrolSunburst RedUnknownYES
NRP1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolScrappedNo
NYV4 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolVenetian RedOn the RoadYES
OCV2 **XPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
OFL6 **XPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
OMD9 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
OMP1 **XPopular19824spd ManualPetrolOff the RoadYES
OPL2 **WPopular19814spd ManualPetrolUnknownNo
PCA4 **YPopular19824spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
PFS6 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
PMC6 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolBlackUnknownYES
PNE1 **WPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
RHV6 **YPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
RNT7 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
SAP2 **XPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
SBY7 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteUnknownYES
SHK2 **WPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
SMM1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolCoral BeigeUnknownYES
SNJ6 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolYellowUnknownYES
STF8 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolAtlantic Blue UnknownNo
T0** WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolMeadow GreenUnknownYES
TOE1 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolBeigeUnknownYES
TRU7 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownNo
TSS1 **XPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolCaribbean BlueOff the RoadNo
UET2 **YPopular19834spd ManualPetrolCoral BeigeUnknownNo
UUY6 **YPopular19831.04spd ManualPetrolPine GreenUnknownYES
UVW6 **WPopular19811.04spd ManualPetrolTerracottaUnknownNo
VAW7 **YPopular19834spd ManualPetrolBaltic BlueUnknownYES
VOD2 **XPopular19824spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
VPR2 **XPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
VWC1 **WPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
WLA3 **XPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolScrappedYES
WOO6 **WPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
XFU5 **XPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
XVN9 **YPopular19821.04spd ManualPetrolHavana BrownUnknownYES
XWC4 **XPopularUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
YPM1 **YPopular19831.14spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
YSE1 **YPopularUnknown4spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES
YVG2 **XPopularUnknown1.04spd ManualPetrolUnknownYES

*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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