Ford Fiesta is one the oldest and most famous models from the global auto giant Ford Motors. It has done excellent business invarious global markets. The car came to India in 2011 and ever since, it has become a top seller. The Fiesta to hit the Indian market was a fifth gen variant of the car. The maker has now introduced the sixth gen variant in India, which is christened as2014 Fiesta. This new edition car is more aggressive looking, loaded with additional features and carries more power than itsearlier avatars. The production version of the 2014 Fiesta, whose concept was introduced in the Indian Auto Expo 2014, came in three variants – Ambiente, Trend and Titanium. Also check upcoming Hyundai Creta at Autoportal.com
Available at a price of 8.50 lakh rupees to 10.19 lakh rupees, the Fiesta is affordable by many people. It comes with an array of changes, both on the outside and on the inside. Despite being a compact sedan, the Fiesta is as powerful and spacious as a sedan, with premium looks. Ford has offered the new Fiesta as acomplete package with the right balance of power, affordability,comfort features and safety.
The Fiesta is available only in diesel engine and hence, thecompany has decided to use the same engine in the new versionas well. Accordingly, the trustworthy 1.5-liter DuraTorq engine featured in the earlier editions propels this car too. This engine returns an identical power of 90 bhp power and 204 Nm torque as the earlier versions did. This power mill of 1498 cc displacement is a four cylindered component with eight valves and in-line SOHC TDCi motor made of aluminum, connected to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. Fine-tuned for betterfuel economy, the engine on new Fiesta delivers a hitherto best mileage figure of 25 kmpl.
The safety features offered by this fantastic car include the likes of ABS, EBD and Drive-side Airbag as standard. In addition, the mid and top-end variants are offered with dual front airbags. The Fiesta also comes with other admirable features like energy absorbing bumpers, crumple zones, door reinforcements, central locking, remote programmable key entry with greeting lamps, child lock, Engine immobilizer and the like.
The comfort features found on the inside include foldable rear seats, storage spaces for knick-knacks, cup holders, glove box compartment, bottle holders, magazine pocket, mobile charging unit, height adjustable driver's seat and many more. It also offers the latest communication technology like voice-operated Sync system incorporated with features like Emergency Assistance and AppLink.
Fiesta is a worthy competitor to other C+ segment cars like Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Rapid and Nissan Sunny. A comfortable car with great features, Fiesta is a powerful performer too. For more information on new cars & bikes log on to Cars expert & Bikeportal.in