The Most Affordable Ford Is 2017 Fiesta


New Ford Fiesta sedan of 2017 model year is the same as Ford Fiesta hatchback sharing its FWD platform but only with large dimensions of the body and a roomy trunk.

The exact release date of 2017 Ford Fiesta is unknown, but expected in the last quarter of 2016.

Release date: late 2016

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The current generation of Ford Fiesta sedan, which since 2012 sold in the USA, South America and India worth about 14 thousand dollars for a basic version with a 120-horsepower engine with a 1.6 liter, 5 speed gearbox and still quite rich equipment. The car of 2017 model year most likely will keep this price.

Update: cars have already available for sale, with sedan price starting from $13,660, and hatchback for $13,960.

Hatchback and Sedan

As for the exterior design, it is the new Ford Fiesta sedan has dynamic and bright one, that even somehow not customary for a budget car in the class. Stylish head optics, a powerful bumper with trapeziform radiator grille, neat fog lamps, bright aerodynamic body kit and a sloping hood with forges – so Ford Fiesta 2017 year front looks.

In profile, the car is very similar to the sporty, powerful sloping roofline, stylish rib with doors, powerful forges over the wheel arches and side mirrors on the racks.

The rear end, though simple, but at the same time attractive and functional. The original shape of the trunk lid, nice sidelights and curvaceous bumpers. Cursory glance at photo is enough to see how bright and stylish looks new 2017 Ford Fiesta four-door sedan.

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the new Ford Fiesta sedan length is 173.4 in, width 67.7 in and 77.8 in with exterior mirrors, height 58 in, wheelbase 97.9 in, ground clearance of 6.2 inches.

Better Quality Inside

If you look inside the new sedan Ford Fiesta, it is immediately evident that its interior is the same as that of the hatchback. There are a comfortable steering wheel in front, informative instrument panel, the center console of original design, comfortable seats of the first row with good lateral support; high-quality trimming and neat decoration materials. And the main advantage of the sedan – is a spacious 16.4 cubic feet boot and this is not the limit, if necessary volume can be increased by folding the rear seat backs.

All SYNCed

In standard trim level, the new sedan Ford Fiesta is equipped with microlift of the driver’s seat, adjustable and telescopic steering column, central locking with remote control, air conditioning, power windows, dual airbags, power door mirrors with turn signal integrated, on-board computer, audio system with SYNC color 3.5-inch screen (USB, Bluetooth, MP3, CD, radio).

One Engine in 3 Ways

Under the hood of the 2017 Fiesta there is one petrol engine of 1.6 liters in three versions, with the power of 85 hp, 105 hp and 120 hp. Engine unit is paired with two possible gearboxes: 5-speed manual or 6-speed PowerShift shiftable automatic. The front-wheel has disc brakes installed and drum brakes in the rear, steering wheel features electric drive. The car has independent front suspension with a MacPherson struts, while the rear is semidependent with operating bending beam.

Hot hatch version – 2017 Ford Fiesta ST200

In summer 2017 is expected the release of “hot-hatch” version of Fiesta for Europe. What is interesting, it will also available in the United States market, which is pretty rare for hot hatches. The powertrain it will get is 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, producing just 197 HP. It might not look so spectacular, but don’t forget that Fiesta is actually a very compact and lightweigt vehicle in comparison with Focus. Moreover, the output of the US-version car will be 212 HP and 236 ft-lb of torque. So, the car might get ST212 designation.
2017 Fiesta ST200 will also get upgraded suspension, and shorter gears in its 6-speed manual.
As for interior, it might get a typical set of regular cars’ sport-version – bucket seats with lateral support, special badges and sporty steering wheel.

2017 Ford Fiesta hatchback
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection
Displacement 1.6L
Power/torque 120 hp; 112 lb-ft
Transmission 5-speed manual
Wheelbase 98 in.
Length 159.7 in.
Height 58.1 in.
Passenger volume 100.0 cu.ft.
Cargo volume 14.9 cu.ft
0-60 8.7 sec
Top speed 115 mph
PRICE RANGE: $15,500 -$20,000 (est)
Competitors: Chevrolet Sonic, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent
Editor's rating
4.3 overall
  • Safety4.3
  • Performance4
  • Design4.3
  • Features4.3
  • Fuel economy4.6

The smallest Ford model is not expected to be updated much, however for 2017 model year it will keep its distinctive features.

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