The eighth generation of the best-selling car in the country will go on sale next year, with a choice of three body and five-door hatchback and stylish models Active Crossover
Ford has revealed the all-new 2017 Ford Fiesta. This is the eighth generation of super-popular hatchback, which is the best-selling car in the UK of all time, and saw the car moved a little more upscale, while the recently launched Ka + will cater to buyers who want a small car cheaper.
Compared with the previous model, the profile of the new Fiesta have not seen seen any major changes, although the car is slightly larger in all directions. Where it was obviously different in the details, with some new, slim lights on the front, and a lower, flat nose. Overall, more integrated design, with smooth lines and curves, and lines running through the door handles feature, all the way to the rear lights. Ford also adds a panoramic glass roof, which can be opened, while at the rear, the new Fiesta looks more spacious, thanks to new horizontal lamp, which replaces the vertical on the previous model.
In common with the outgoing model, the new body will be available with a choice of three and five-door hatchback and will compete with the likes of the Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Corsa. According to Ford, the new Fiesta is more spacious, more comfortable and more practical than the model it replaces.
Inside, Ford has been de-cluttered, and improve the look and feel of everything. There were larger (up to 8.0 inches) 'floating' touch screen with the latest software Ford; Bluetooth and DAB standard; sat-nav available; and, you can connect your smartphone. Overall, there are about 50% fewer buttons on the center console than in the previous model.
Ford has teamed up with the audio specialists Bang & Olufsen to integrate stereo, so the car has ten speakers, including a boot-mounted subwoofer. There is also a sophisticated voice control, so you can say, 'I need coffee "or" I need gas "and sat-nav will take you to a cafe or a petrol station nearby.
Ford's new Fiesta is the first to feature an improved version of the pre-collision aid the detection of pedestrians (which can detect people in or near the road ahead, or that may be crossing in front of the car). There is also active park assist, so the driver can park hands-free, and the security system 15 includes traffic sign recognition, auto high beam, blind spot information, and keep track helps.
Ford has simplified various machines Fiesta, but still offers a variety of gasoline and diesel turbocharged unit. Gasoline engine 1.0-liter EcoBoost will be available with 100, 125 or 140bhp with CO2 emissions of 97g / km of CO2 emissions; and, three-cylinder gasoline engine 1.1-liter, which develops either 70bhp or 85bhp petrol engine is replacing the 1.25 liter naturally aspirated.
There is also a new diesel engine 1.5-liter high-power, which will be available with two power outputs. 120bhp version has projected CO2 emissions of 89g / km, and the 85bhp unit emits 82g / km of CO2.
Style will trim new base, with Zetec, Titanium and top-of-the-range models Vignale is also available, along with plenty of opportunity for buyers to personalize their cars. There will also be a slim new ST-Line, which has a sporty look, with alloy wheels and sports suspension, as well as the unique design of the grille, front and rear bumpers and side-skirts. Inside, meanwhile, will have sports seats, alloy pedals, a steering wheel flat trusted.
Its also very much new ground for the Fiesta is that, some time after the standard hatchback models sold, Ford also will offer a version of the 'Active' of the car. This is the first Fiesta crossover, and the first in a range of Active models come from the company. With the SUV-esque styling, which includes increased ride-height and a rooftop bar, it will look to attract buyers who might have been tempted by the likes of the Vauxhall Mokka X or Nissan Juke.
The all-new Fiesta is due to go on sale in the UK in the first half of 2017; and while further details will be announced nearer the time, we expect the price range to begin no more than £ 13,000.