The new fiesta has four variants and comes with a host of new technology. With a base model of Titanium, a sporty version with the ST-Line, top of the line Fiesta Vignale and the new cross-over is available in Active.
The New Fiesta is available in both three and five doors and is noticeably bigger than its predecessor.
Inside doesn’t disappoint either, with a new floating 8” screen running SYNC3 and voice-recognition abilities. Ford’s calling the Fiesta the “world’s most technologically advanced small car”. Its even comfier than the car its replacing, with better ride quality.
Sensors monitor the drive ahead by as far as 130m for the collision mitigation system, it detects not only vehicles but pedestrians as well. They’re not the only sensors, Fiesta hosts blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot warning, cross-traffic warning when reversing, active parking with perpendicular capability, and adaptive cruise control. A unique list among superminis
Even the engine line has been improved. The 1.0-litre, three-cylinder EcoBoost with 100, 125 or 140PS. A 1.5-litre diesel comes in two versions, the ‘high-power’ one topping out 120PS. The new entry-level motor is a 1.1-litre triple.
Having sold over 17million Fiestas since its launch in the 70’s we’re sure with this new generation of Fiesta it’ll continue to be a much loved car in Britain.
You can watch the Fiesta reveal from Cologne here (video comences at 32.23)