The hatchback Ford Fiesta of 2018 was first demonstrated to the general public on 29.11.2016 in Cologne (Germany). More than a popular B-segment car appeared in front of a large audience of four variations – Vignale, Active, ST-line, Titanium. In addition to just four versions, the updated model interested the public with new solutions in terms of exterior, tempting decoration of interior decoration with limitless personalization capabilities, modern electronic equipment, a rich set of compact, economical powertrains.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Profile hatchback glow with passion and dynamics. The silhouette of the car has almost perfect streamlining – the hood line smoothly passes into the roof dome, gently dropping as it approaches the stern. The sides of the hatchback are decorated with original ribs, and the window line from the front pillars rushes sharply upwards. Quite large wheel arches are prepared for placing wheels up to 18 inches. The drawing of the disks is selected so that even in static it creates a movement effect. The Ford Fiesta 2018 meets a lot of innovations that have affected almost all aspects of interior decoration. The most large-scale changes occurred in the configuration of the front panel, which got rid of half of the buttons and switches. The multimedia display now rises above the center console, and is not built into it as before.
Depending on the configuration, the screen has a diagonal of 6.5 or 8 inches. The advanced multimedia system Sync 3 available for the model significantly exceeds the previous versions in performance. It supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interfaces for easy integration of smartphones, understands voice commands, has built-in navigation. Also, the third generation Ford Sync complex has the AppLink software, adapted to work with useful applications such as Glympse (sending the current vehicle coordinates to any addressee from the phone’s contact list), AccuWeather (receiving weather data), MyBoxMan (delivery service), and others.
The car has received more modern and technological design of the salon, and also boasts high quality finishing materials. Hatchback received a completely changed instrument panel, which received an informative on-board computer with a color display. Also, the central console, which is decorated with a wide touch-screen entertainment system, was changed. Its diagonal is 4.2; 6.5 or 8 inches, depending on the level of equipment of the car. In addition, the form of the steering wheel and the microclimate control unit in the car interior has been slightly modified. Manufacturers argue that they paid much attention to noise insulation in the cabin, thereby making the trip on the car even more pleasant and comfortable.
On sale, there will still be a diesel engine, a volume of 1.5 liters with 3 cylinders. The technical characteristics of the Ford Fiesta in 2018 with this engine are no less attractive than those of other engines. Its power is 75 hp. and it comes with an automated transmission at 6 steps. In addition to the diesel engine, you can choose between 3 petrol. These are turbo engines created using EcoBoost technology. All of them have a volume of 1 liter. The most powerful liter engine has a capacity of 123 hp. The remaining options for 80 and 100 hp. They are fastened to a mechanic for 5 speeds. In a large stream of cars, every driver will be able to start at a high speed, but after passing a hundred kilometers per hour, you will feel that Ford’s heart starts to work in a load. Sometimes, of course, it is worth doing such races, but this should not be overdone. Among the important functions that are installed and available to the driver are: modern ABS system; the immobilizer; Indicator for notifying the driver of tire pressure; airbags fitted with a two-stage deployment system; option MyKey to set various restrictions.
COMPONENTS AND PRICES
The official premiere of the new Ford Fiesta 2017 took place late in the evening on November 29, 2016 at a special event “Go Further” in Cologne, Germany. Sales of the new Ford Fiesta 2018 in Europe started in the spring of this year, the price of the new Ford will be from 14,000 euros according to preliminary information. It is worth noting that the new generation of the Fiesta model from Ford is proudly named the manufacturer the most advanced compact car in the world, and will receive a very solid set of modern equipment and excellent technical stuffing. For the new Ford Fiesta, gasoline turbocharged three-cylinder EcoBoost engines are available, equipped with a deactivation system for one cylinder at low loads, turbodiesel, 5-6 speed manual and automatic transmissions, a SYNC 3 entertainment complex with an 8-inch color touchscreen, premium B & O speaker system Play Sound System.
Behind the shoulders of the model is a forty-year history. Since 1972, over 18,000,000 of these models have been sold worldwide. Despite such a serious indicator, in our time Fiesta is very popular and is not going to slow down, steadily gaining a leading position in the ratings of the most sold subcompact cars of the European market. For example, in 2015, Fiesta’s owners are 314 000 people in the Old World.