2013 Ford Fiesta

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What's New for 2013:
  • Reconfigured model lineup and option packaging
  • Standard equipment on S and SE trim levels
  • Titanium trim level replaces SEL/SES trims
  • Ruby Red paint color

Exterior Features
The 2013 Ford Fiesta is sold in hatchback or sedan body styles, in S, SE and new Titanium trim levels. Ford refers to the 2013 Fiesta's styling as \"kinetic\" design, pointing to \"piercing dragon's-eye headlamps\" and \"razor-slash\" side panels. Like other Ford models, the Fiesta is equipped with an Easy Fuel capless fuel filler that makes it easier to pump gas into the tank. Also standard are blind-spot side mirrors, along with 15-inch steel wheels with plastic wheel covers.

Interior Features
The Fiesta features soft-touch interior surfaces combined with a variety of color and material choices. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, stereo with an auxiliary audio input jack, and floor mats.

Optional Features
Ford offers numerous ways to personalize a Fiesta, including exterior body graphics, Interior Style packages in white or red leather, a Black Sport Appearance package with polished aluminum wheels, and LED parking lights.

Additional options include a Convenience package with power door locks, remote keyless entry, CD player for the S trim, and a Super Fuel Economy package that increases the highway fuel economy rating to 40 mpg for the SE trim level. The Fiesta can also be equipped with power windows, cruise control, aluminum wheels, power sunroof, Sync hands-free connectivity with App Link technology, premium sound system, Intelligent Access keyless entry with push-button start, leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and ambient cabin lighting in a choice of seven colors.

Under the Hood
The only engine available for the 2013 Fiesta is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder creating 120 horsepower and 112 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard. Optional is a 6-speed PowerShift dual-dry clutch automated manual transmission with hill-start assist.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Ford Fiesta are:
  • Fiesta with manual transmission: 29/39/33 mpg  (city/highway/combined)
  • Fiesta with PowerShift transmission: 29/39/33 mpg
  • Fiesta with SFE package: 29/40/33 mpg

Every 2013 Fiesta includes 7 standard air bags, including a driver's knee air bag. Also standard are anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, traction and stability control, and an SOS Post Crash Alert system that activates the hazard flashers, sounds the horn, and unlocks the doors after a collision. The optional Sync system includes 911 Assist service.

Crash-test ratings for the 2013 Fiesta were not available when this overview was written, but the structurally identical 2012 model received a 4-star overall crash-test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a \"Top Safety Pick\" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


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  • Name Titanium (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 17200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Name Titanium (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 18200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Name S (4dr Sdn S) Transmission Automatic MSRP 13200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Name SE (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic MSRP 15200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Name S (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 14200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Name SE (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 16200.00 Engine 1.6L/97 City/Hwy MPG 29/40
  • Front heated leather bucket seats w/adjustable headrests -inc: manual 4-way adjustable driver seat, manual 2-way adjustable passenger seat
  • Cloth 60/40-split rear seat w/adjustable headrests
  • Floor console
  • Front carpeted floor mats
  • Rear carpeted floor mats
  • Leather wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: redundant audio controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: tachometer
  • Message center -inc: trip computer
  • Pwr windows w/driver 1-touch up/down
  • Auto locking pwr door locks
  • Anti-theft engine immobilizer
  • Perimeter alarm
  • Intelligent access w/push-button start
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Air conditioning w/electronic actuation
  • Rear seat heat ducts
  • Rear defroster
  • Door handles w/metallic applique
  • Front door storage bins
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual front sunvisors w/mirrors
  • Center dome lamp -inc: map lights
  • Rear dome lamp
  • 7-color ambient lighting
  • Front passenger seat map pocket
  • (6) cupholders
  • (2) aux 12V pwr points
  • Metallic interior trim -inc: steering wheel spokes, center finish panel, IP canisters, door handles, A/C register bezels
  • Metallic shift knob
  • Front cloth bucket seats w/adjustable headrests -inc: manual 4-way adjustable driver seat, manual 2-way adjustable passenger seat
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Pwr door locks
  • Dual front sunvisors
  • Aux 12V pwr point
  • Front unique cloth bucket seats w/adjustable headrests -inc: manual 4-way adjustable driver seat, manual 2-way adjustable passenger seat
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel -inc: redundant audio controls
  • 16" premium painted aluminum wheels
  • P195/50R16 tires
  • Aluminum spare wheel
  • Body-color bumper
  • Chrome beltline moldings
  • Chrome decklid eyebrow molding
  • 3-bar chrome grille
  • Quad-beam halogen headlamps
  • LED parking lamps w/chrome bezels
  • Solar-tinted acoustic glass
  • Body-color heated pwr mirrors w/side marker lamps -inc: integrated spotter mirrors
  • Body-colored door handles
  • Intermittent front wipers
  • Steel mini-spare
  • Rear liftgate spoiler
  • Body-color grille
  • Rear wiper
  • 15" steel wheels w/covers
  • P185/60R15 BSW tires
  • Black beltline moldings
  • Black decklid eyebrow molding
  • 3-bar body-color grille w/chrome lower surround
  • Body-colored pwr mirrors -inc: integrated spotter mirrors
  • 1.6L I4 Ti-VCT engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission -inc: 4.07 axle ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson independent strut front suspension
  • Twist beam rear suspension
  • Electronic pwr-assisted steering
  • Easy Fuel capless fuel filler
    • Front disc brakes & rear drum brakes
    • Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
    • AdvanceTrac stability control w/electronic stability control
    • Dual-stage front airbags -inc: passenger sensing system
    • Front-seat side impact airbags
    • Driver knee airbag
    • Side-curtain airbags
    • Height-adjustable seatbelts w/pretensioners
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Premium 80-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 6-month pre-paid subscription *N/A in AK or HI*
    • Mast antenna
    • SYNC voice activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, Applink
    • 40-watt AM/FM stereo -inc: aux input jack, (4) speakers

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