Ford has been manufacturing Fiesta for over 40 years and its demand is still escalating. Available as a four door sedan or a five door hatchback, the 2017 Ford Fiesta is the first Fiesta crossover model.
2017 Ford Fiesta Safety Features
How many Airbags in 2017 Ford Fiesta?
As far as the Safety of the occupants is considered, there is Advanced Airbag System which includes Front Side Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Front Head Airbag, Rear Head Airbag, Knee Airbag and Driver Airbag.
2017 Ford Fiesta Other Safety Features
There are two cameras, three radars, and 12 ultrasonic sensors on board for a 360 degree monitoring on the road. The advanced driver assistance systems on board are magnificent comprising of 15 systems. The Pre-Collision Assists with Pedestrian Detection that helps prevent collisions even at night by detecting pedestrians; and Active Park Assist with Perpendicular Parking and brake interventions that helps to prevent slow speed bumps while parking hands free comes as standard. There is also Park Out Assist for the easy and convenient movement out of the parallel parking space. To add to this in the upper trims, comes the Traffic Sign Recognition, Auto High Beam, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Keeping Aid, Distance Indication and Adaptive Cruise Control.
2017 Ford Fiesta Safety Score ?
The National Highway for Traffic Safety Administration has granted an Overall Four Star Rating with a Four star rating in Frontal Crash, Five star rating in Side Crash and a Four star rating in Rollover. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded a ‘Good’ ranking to the 2017 Fiesta in Moderate Overlap Front Test, Side Impact Test, Rear Crash Protection Test and Roof Strength Test. However, the Small Overall Front Test Results are ‘Marginal’.
2017 Ford Fiesta Engine and Performance
2017 Ford Fiesta comes in total four trims, Style, Zetec and Titanium and a luxurious Vignale apart from the Hatchback option, amongst which Zetec stands as the most popular variant. This new seventh generation Fiesta is powered by three engine options. The standard engine type is 1.6 liter Ti-VCT inline – four with a five speed manual or a six speed automatic SelectShift transmission, which produces a power of 120 horsepower and 120 lb-ft of torque. Another engine type is an award winning 1.0 liter EcoBoost inline – three engines with manual transmission. It produces a power of 123 horsepower, 125 lb-ft of torque and offers a whopping 41 million per gallon of fuel efficiency on the highway. The 2017 Fiesta ST Hatchback has a 1.6 liter Turbocharged EcoBoost Ainline four engine with a six speed manual transmission, which produces an astonishing 197 horsepower and 202 lb-ft of torque. Along with this benumbing performance, it does not fail to offer a competitive fuel efficiency of 33 million per gallon on the highway.
2017 Ford Fiesta Styling – Exterior and Interior
Offering more style, more performance, more luxury, the 2017 Fiesta has made a mark in the automotive industry. The front wide trapezoidal grille, sweeping headlights, horizontally arranged tail lights, rising waist line, openable panoramic glass roof, a stable 98 – inch wheelbase and 15 inch alloy wheels has beautified the Fiesta for a louder and more mature look. Not only that, they have all amalgamated to add further cabin space in the new generation Fiesta. The interior has got a revolutionary designing when compared to the previous generation Fiesta. The materials used are expensive and luxurious yielding a premium look. A 6.5 inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto mounted upon the fancy dashboard acts as the first attraction. Moreover, the interior features push – button ignition, sporty and accommodating seats, alloy pedals and a flat – bottomed steering wheel for a better riding experience.