What Changed

The Fiesta is a small front-wheel-drive car from Ford's global portfolio that is new to the US market. The Fiesta slots below the Focus in Ford's U.S. lineup and serves as Ford's entry-level model. Compared to the latest Focus, the Fiesta is some 5-6 inches shorter and 3-4 inches narrower. A 1.6l four cylinder rated at 119-bhp is the only engine offered in the U.S. Buyers can choose between a five-speed manual or an advanced dual-clutch automated transmission. The Fiesta is offered in four-door and five-door models.

Comparison to Prior Model

2011 Ford Fiesta 5d
2011 Ford Fiesta 5d
Price Range ($) $15,520 - $19,410
Length (in) 160.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.0
Width (in) 67.8
Height (in) 58.0
Track (in) 57.7
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 310.1
Curb Weight (lbs.) 2537-2575
Legroom Total (in.) 73.4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 83.2
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Driven Wheels
  • FWD
  • 1.6l I4 (119-bhp)
Transmissions M5, SM6
City MPG 28-29
Highway MPG 37-38
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