Ford Fiesta was initially unveiled in 1998, but soon after, its production was discontinued. However, in the year 2009, this model’s production began once again. The Ford Fiesta has been a very reliable super mini car. It is currently in its eighth generation. This model comes with more than just attractive features since it has great fuel efficiency as well as it is easy to park. Indeed, its fuel efficiency is expected to be one of the characteristic which will make this new 2016 Ford Fiesta a hot commodity. Ford wants to amaze its fans with yet another redesigned model of the Fiesta in 2016. The new model will be equipped with new features that shall make it more elegant and stylish too. The new sleek and sporty model will be offered in two versions, a sedan and a hatchback.
2016 FORD FIESTA: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
2016 Ford Fiesta interior will come with a host of small but important improvements. They improvements include fundamentals such as redesigned seats and a revamped center console with cup holders. Its cockpit shall also be comfy and modern. The automaker will also provide other features that will make its users more comfortable during driving and they include USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity, heated seats and MyFord touch infotainment system. As for the safety features, this new model will get a standard rearview camera, airbags, traction control and parking sensors among others. All the seats will be wrapped in cloth and they will be made out of soft and hard plastics.
Outwards, the sedan and the hatchback will be offered in ten different vibrant colors. The front fascia will still be similar to that of the outgoing models. Again, its characteristic hexagonal grille will not be redesigned as the automaker feels it is still fresh. Furthermore, there will be an option of an exterior body kit graphics which shall distinguish one’s Fiesta from another. To increase its sporty look, the sedan will be adorned with unique wheels and a unique sporty interior. On the rear end, each version will get its own body style, but both the sedan and the hatchback will acquire slightly updated rear fascias will new sets of tail lights. Both versions will come with 17 inch wheels and new back spoiler.
2016 FORD FIESTA: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
2016 Ford Fiesta will keep its 1.6 liter inline-4 unit which continues to generate 120 horsepower and 112 pounds-feet of torque. Besides this engine, a more fuel economical three-cylinder 1.0 liter Eco-Boost engine will be brought in. For power transmission purposes, both five speed manual and six speed automatic gearboxes will be provided. With the manual gearbox, the new Ford Fiesta fuel efficiency will be 28/36 city/highway while with the automatic gearbox, its efficiency will be 27/37 city/highway respectively.
2016 Ford Fiesta: Release Date, Price, Competitors
It is expected that this new 2016 Ford Fiesta will be available in the showrooms in summer of 2015 or in the beginning of 2016. As for the price, it will range between $ 14 000 for the sedan and $ 19 000 for the hatchback. However, these prices may change depending on the available features. This redesigned 2016 Ford Fiesta will compete with other mini-crossovers such as Honda Fit, Sonic Chevrolet, Mazda 2 and Toyota Yaris.