2017 Ford Fiesta makes global debut – Gets 1.0l 140 PS EcoBoost engine
Ford CEO Mark Fields and Ford of Europe President Jim Farley have unveiled the 2017 Ford Fiesta which promises to be bigger, safer and loaded with added features as compared to its outgoing model. 2017 Ford Fiesta is presented in four versions to include Ford Fiesta Titanium, Fiesta ST-Line, Fiesta Vignale and Fiesta Active soft-roader, all of which are noted for their added styling cues.
In terms of stance and style, 2017 Ford Fiesta is strikingly different from its earlier model. It was noted to sport a wider and lower position with a large black front grille, a black lower lip and slanting headlights along with horizontal tail lamps. Roof bars and distinctive body kit are also a part of its new makeup while front end of the new model still carries the distinct structure of a Fiesta.
Interiors of 2017 Ford Fiesta include features that have been enhanced in quality and technology with an all new dashboard design, an optional 8” floating touchscreen display and Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system.
2017 Ford Fiesta is called the ‘most advanced small car in the world’ and comes in loaded with safety features such as Pre-Collision Assist, Pedestrian Detection, Active Park Assist, Perpendicular Parking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Information System and Lane Keep Aid among others.
2017 Ford Fiesta will be powered by a new 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine which is the first three cylinder engine to sport cylinder deactivation allowing for improved fuel efficiency and reduced auto emissions. This new engine is rated to deliver 140 PS. Other options on offer include 120 PS 1.5 liter diesel mill.
Ford Fiesta will be produced from Ford’s plant in Cologne as per an agreement signed in 2015 between Ford and German Works Council allowing for flexible work regulations. India might get the new Fiesta, but only as a sedan which is expected to be manufactured at Ford plant in Chennai.