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Ford Fiesta:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Ford Fiesta side view
Ford Fiesta angular front perspective
Ford Fiesta angular rear perspective

Overview of the Ford Fiesta

Learn about the Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta Summary

The Ford Fiesta is one of the world’s most popular and recognizable subcompact cars. While its history stretches back to the 1970s, the Fiesta has only been sold in North America since 2010. Users praise this small vehicle for its quick handling and as an overall joy to drive, although some find the trunk and backseat space a bit too snug. With its compact chassis and emphasis on agile turning, the Fiesta is a great choice for drivers in the market for a sporty, exhilarating ride all in a tiny, easy-to-park package.

Pros and cons of the Ford Fiesta

  • Choice of sedan or hatchback
  • Many tech features available
  • Choice of manual or automatic transmission
  • Limited cargo space
  • Limited leg room in rear seats
  • Ceased production in 2019
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Ford Fiesta

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Ford Fiesta

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual
  • City consumption7.4 - 9 L/100km
  • Highway consumption4.7 - 7.1 L/100km
  • Width1722 mm
  • Length4056 - 4067 mm
  • Trunk space272 - 436 L
  • Cargo space286 - 736 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Ford Fiesta

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Ford Fiesta 2011 - 2017 is available in 5 trims:

S trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Ford Fiesta

Dimensions of the Ford Fiesta

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171453 mm1722 mm4056 mm
20161453 mm1722 mm4056 mm
20151453 mm1722 mm4056 mm
20141453 mm1722 mm4067 mm
20131473 mm1722 mm4067 mm
20121473 mm1722 mm4067 mm
20111473 mm1722 mm4067 mm