Ford Fiesta, the elegant hatchback/sedan sprouted in the brilliant shadow of the Ford motor company and is part of the exclusive segment of cars shared by vehicles such as Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris and Chevy Sonic. In 2010, the sixth generation of this car was globally introduced and became the first vehicle to be sold in the auto market of North America, since one of the vehicle by Ford - Fiesta Mark which was discontinued in 1980. The excellence imbibed within the car is evident from the fact that the company has sold over 16 million units of this car leaving behind its Escort and F-Series.
Fiesta is available in both sedan and hatchback trim levels. Both of these trim levels are powered either by a 1.0 litre or a 1.5-litre engine. The 1.0-litre engine churns out a maximum power of 125 hp at 6000 rpm along with a peak torque of 170 Nm at 1400-4500 rpm. The car sips 5.8 litres of fuel for travelling 100 km which is pretty impressive. Fiesta can dispatch 0-100 km/hr in 12 seconds while attaining a top speed of 170 km/hr.
With re-designed and unique template design, the new Ford Fiesta becomes an absolute leader in its segment. Starting from its front styling, the pair of halogen headlamps, accompanied with sleek radiator grille which is given chrome treatment unveils a true sense of elegance. The power folding mirrors are also placed for your convenience. Chrome finished windows makes its side profile looks more sporty as well as classy. The overall dimensions across both the trim levels range between 3969-4320 mm x 1722 mm x 1477 mm(L x W x H). Moreover, to express the sporty factor of this vehicle, the variants comes fitted with 15-16 inch alloy wheels.
Interestingly maintained class sophistication is welcomed through leather fabric comfort and luxury coalesced lined up with three-spoke chrome finish steering wheel with audio mounted controls. The steering wheel can be adjusted to your best with the 4 way driver seat adjustment. The necessary control characteristics are beamed starting from tachometer, speedometer, intelligent Multi-information Display, trip meter etc up to its fill. Fiesta comes equipped with MP3, CD in the dash with in-total 6-speakers, auxiliary-ins, USB port and dual AM/FM, not forgetting the Ford SYNC that allows you to tune your favourite audio tracks with voice recognition extension.
The assistance for better handling comes nowhere other than the ventilated front disc brakes as well as rear drum brakes supported by a relatively strong chassis as well as McPherson strut suspension at the front and twisted beam at the rear. The Hill Launch Assist ceases from rolling backwards by maximizing the braking efficiency. ABS (Antilock braking System) along with EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) is provided to prevent the vehicle from anti-locking and distributing equal brake force in all the wheels in case of emergency. The ESP (Electronic Stability Program) implements effective measures to prevent loss of control such as skidding of the vehicle and losing track.
With good handling dynamics to be featured with it, it delivers a good overall performance through its advanced engines. It is agile, affordable and fuel efficient at the same time.
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