The Fiesta model represents one of the most successful Ford’s vehicles, and having in mind that this car appeared back in 1976, we can say that it comes with an admirable tradition, and that it likewise set a number of standards in the class of mini city models. This 2016 Ford Fiesta will soon hit the market, and it will be the 7th generation of the Ford Fiesta lineup. The fact that Fiesta comes in various versions, depending on the market where it is offered, gives you an insight of the Ford focus on the following demands of the global market. All in all, the new Ford Fiesta 2016 will continue the tradition of being a practical little car with an affordable price and great fuel economy.
2016 Ford Fiesta Refresh
The exterior of the new 2016 Fiesta will come with a restyled look, with the exception of the characteristic hexagonal grille, because it is still new and doesn’t need any changes. In order to tell one model over the other, Ford is offering a choice of exterior body kit graphic. On the back, the 2016 Ford Fiesta comes with new back lights and a fresh back spoiler. As for the wheels, 17-inch ones will be standard for all models.
On the inside, the new cabin comes with new materials, such as hard and soft plastic, while the sport version, the famous RS comes with Recaro racing seats and sport pedals and shift-lever. Furthermore, the standard tech features will include SYNC with MyFord touch and SONY audio system in all models. The standard safety features will include mandatory air bags, while the back view camera with parking sensors will come as optional.
New Ford Fiesta 2016 Specs
As for the engine segment, the new 2016 Ford Fiesta will offer a really wide lineup of different engines, which will satisfy the needs of all markets. There will be 9 petrol and 6 diesel units available. As far as the petrol engines are concerned, the lineup will start with the 80 hp unit, and go all the way up to 196 hp, while the diesel engines will come with the 67 hp to 94 hp range. The most popular petrol engine will be the 1.6-liter Duratec Ti-VCT, with 120 hp and 112 lb-ft of torque, and it will be offered for most markets as the base unit. On the other hand, the most powerful unit available for Fiesta will be the 1.6-liter EcoBoost Ti-VCT engine with turbocharger. This power-plant will produce 196 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque, and it will be found in the performance ST version. Available transmissions will depend on the model, but we will give you the entire list anyway: 5 and 6 speed manual, 4-speed automatic, and 6-speed PowerShift automatic.
2016 Ford Fiesta Price and Release date
The new Ford Fiesta 2016 will come with a price range of $14,000 to $18,500 depending on the model and equipment, and it will be available for sale this fall. Once again the Chevy Sonic, Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit and Volkswagen Polo will be key rivals to the 2016 Ford Fiesta.
More info on official Ford site.