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According to the Ford build and price web site, to get cruse control on a hatchback SE I have to get the Super Fuel Econ pkg or the Sport Appearance pkg. On the SES it is not listed as standard equipment on the web site but it is in the brochure. Which is correct? And if it's not standard on the SES, what pkg do I have to add to get it?

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On the SES it is not listed as standard equipment on the web site but it is in the brochure. Which is correct? And if it's not standard on the SES, what pkg do I have to add to get it?
Cruise shows up under standard equipment for the SES when I bring up my online window sticker so I'm guessing the brochure is correct.
 

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Cruise is so common today that is it hard to believe that the SE wouldn't have it. If this is true it is a very poor decision on Fords part. You shouldn't have to pay thousands extra to get this very common feature. Usually today only BASE level cars don't have this feature. Bad more on their part.

Personally I could care less about Criuse control but many people are too lazy to use their foot during a long trip. LOL

I also think it can be dangerous on todays crowded interstates.
 

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cruise control is standard on the SES. the buttons are on the steering wheel.
 

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I also think it can be dangerous on todays crowded interstates.
I actually use speed control on surface streets as well. Especially on streets with low speed limits because that way when other cars are speeding past I am not tempted to follow suit and end up getting a speeding ticket. I have seen this happen more than once.

I will be in the right hand lane going the speed limit or 5 over with speed control set and another driver will go by me at a higher speed and then a police car with lights on will go by me and I will just smile as I pass them right after that.
 

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I will be in the right hand lane going the speed limit or 5 over with speed control set and another driver will go by me at a higher speed and then a police car with lights on will go by me and I will just smile as I pass them right after that.
Need to give em a short beep beep as you roll by :D
 

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Need to give em a short beep beep as you roll by :D
Nah that would just be mean.:rolleyes: Plus they probably wouldn't even realize why I was beeping because the probably weren't paying attention anyways when the passed me.
 

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I'm with you

I actually use speed control on surface streets as well. Especially on streets with low speed limits because that way when other cars are speeding past I am not tempted to follow suit and end up getting a speeding ticket. I have seen this happen more than once.

I will be in the right hand lane going the speed limit or 5 over with speed control set and another driver will go by me at a higher speed and then a police car with lights on will go by me and I will just smile as I pass them right after that.
I do exactly the same thing. Especially on streets that have long stretches without stop signs or traffic lights.

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Cruise control should come standard on all vehicles these days, I don't see how such "technologically advanced" vehicles have such a hard time offering something as simple as an $80 cruise stalk and wiring. The ECU already has the program to handle cruise, they just want you to fork out more money for the plastic stalk.
 

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Cruise control should come standard on all vehicles these days, I don't see how such "technologically advanced" vehicles have such a hard time offering something as simple as an $80 cruise stalk and wiring. The ECU already has the program to handle cruise, they just want you to fork out more money for the plastic stalk.
Until there's a shift in perception amongst all automakers and/or demand in the marketplace, I don't see what used to be "luxury items" like cruise control be standard across the board.

The argument could be made on anything made today (computers, televisions, etc.). In reality, the cost of integrating the part could be only pennies. However, marketing dictates that it's a "premium" item, so it gets optioned and priced accordingly. In reality, there are still people who just look at the dollars. So, even though a cruise control element could "only" be $80, the rationale for some is that it's a "useless feature" they won't use, so they'd rather keep the $80 in their pocket.
 

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Gap....

Actually I am probably one of the minority these days that simply doesn't want the cruise .....however many people do want it....I think it encourages inattention among most drivers, but heck, my opinion really doesn't matter. ;)

The problem is that in actuality you NEED to step up to the SEL that costs over 1k more than the SE.... that's hardly only 80 bucks in reality.

However the trim level availability does track with the EU cars as cruise is only available on the top level Titanium trim which is probably almost exact to the SEL in features for the most part.
 

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but heck, my opinion really doesn't matter. ;)
No truer words have you ever spoken on this forum.

The problem is that in actuality you NEED to step up to the SEL that costs over 1k more than the SE.... that's hardly only 80 bucks in reality.
And more of your usual misinformation. for $255 on an SE you not only get cruise but you also get aluminum wheels, LED parking lights and on the sedan you get a trunk mount spoiler.
 

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No truer words have you ever spoken on this forum.

I never wanted to be "dishonest". :p


And more of your usual misinformation. for $255 on an SE you not only get cruise but you also get aluminum wheels, LED parking lights and on the sedan you get a trunk mount spoiler.
I tried to check out the options and the info about the criuse is a bit buried when trying to look for it. Of course it helps if you are keenly connected to the Fiesta data base. :D

Of couse even Sam only mentions that the cruise is standard on the SEL....he never mentioned about the seperate option package...


However, I will say that for 255 that ain't a bad deal at all, as the wheels as a stand alone purchase at the dealer would probably be much higher than that!!!!
 

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However, I will say that for 255 that ain't a bad deal at all, as the wheels as a stand alone purchase at the dealer would probably be much higher than that!!!!
The 15" ones are around 230 each and the 16" ones are about 100 more than that even... so yea it's a pretty good deal
 

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Add on Cruise control

has anyone tried to add on the cruise control option? I did not realize that this was not standard on the fiesta SE with Auto tran option. I would like add one on at some point
 
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