Ford is all ready to bring a whole new fleet of gorgeous four-wheelers to the market and rumors are that they’ve planned to launch as many as 12 new models by the year 2020. The 2017 itself is going to witness a number of refreshed models, all ready to stun car-lovers. Some of those models F-150 Raptor, Shelby Mustang, and Ford Fiesta 2017. Expectations are soaring high and considering the available info on the configurations, there be enough reason for the buyers to be amazed.
What’s up with the design?
First thing you notice about any car is how it looks. Performance is of course crucial but well, visuals matters. So to speak about the designing of Ford Fiesta 2017, it must be mentioned that the automakers have been quite attentive and they knew what kind of impression they wanted to create on buyers. The dimension of the car is: 160.1 inches in length, 71.6 inches in width and 57.2 inches in height. It has got a wheelbase of 98 inches along with 17 inch alloy wheels.
From the available info we assume that this model will be built on the Ford Global B Platform. It might experience a loss in weight of approximately 2700 lbs. The model may come with either three or five doors, it is not known for certain yet. As for cosmetic changes, the sporty car will exhibit a trapezoidal grille at its front flanked by headlights. There are new bumpers, changed air dams, front splitters and spoiler on the list too. Double chrome exhausts are also being implanted in this model.
Interior of Ford Fiesta 2017 will be more spacious than its predecessors and it is supposed to have a racer car like appearance. For upholstery, rich and expensive fabric has been used. One will also find extensive chrome detailing in the interior designing.
This car will have sufficient space to comfortably accommodate five full-grown passengers, Apart from that, a number of new features have been incorporated, while retaining earlier effectives features.
Some features which are worth mentioning include:
- Sports seats at the front.
- Leather covered rear seats.
- Flat bottom steering.
- 8 inch touch screen.
- SYNC connectivity.
- Telescopic leather steering.
- MyFord Touch infotainment system.
- Alloy sports pedals.
- Climate control system.
Ford Fiesta 2017: Engine Specs
There’s a divide in opinion about the engines which are to be incorporated in Ford Fiesta 2017.Nothing has been officially confirmed by Ford as of yet but going by the speculations made by reliable sources, it can be expected that the model will employ a 1.6 liter unit as one of the available options. It will be an EcoBoost turbocharged 4-cylinder engine generating 197 Hp with 202 lb-ft of torque. Another engine capacity of 1.6 liters and will have 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque. The third engine option is a 1.0-liter turbocharged inline-3 with 123 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque.
This engine comes with auto start/stop feature and will presumably offer a fuel economy of 28 mpg combined. Transmission is going to be 6-speed manual.
Ford Fiesta 2017: Release Date and Price
Prices for Ford Fiesta 2017 will start around $16,000 and it expected to hit the road in second half of 2017.