The new Ford Fiesta will arrive in September.
The new Ford Fiesta will arrive in September.

September arrival for new Ford Fiesta to start from $15,825

FORD showrooms will have a youthful exuberance from September when the new Fiesta arrives, priced from $15,825.

The base-model Fiesta will have a 1.5-litre petrol engine, but also on offer will be a 1.0-litre EcoBoost powerplant which promises to deliver fuel consumption of less than five litres for every 100km.

The Fiesta will be available in four trims, entry-level Ambiente, stylish Trend, high-series Sport and high-performance ST.

Across the range there is more outgoing exterior lines, along with new new interior finishes. 

A vital new inclusion for tech-savvy buyers is the SYNC functionality, which provides hands-free, voice-activated in-car connectivity with mobile phones and media players including Bluetooth phone connectivity music streaming. Other standard connectivity features include a USB/iPod port and steering wheel mounted audio controls.

Other new standard features available on Ambiente and across the Fiesta range are cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls on the three-spoke leather-wrapped wheel. Front and rear power windows, air conditioning, six-speaker audio system and trip computer.

 "Customers want cars that are expressive and fun while offering great fuel economy," said Ford's marketing manager David Katic said.

"Fiesta delivers all the excitement drivers are looking for in a car we believe will raise the bar even higher for small cars in Australia.

"Our goal with this Fiesta was to take a car that already offered great fuel efficiency, performance, connectivity and personality, and make it even better for our customers."

Both Ambiente and Trend are available with Ford's new 1.5-litre Duratec engine, delivering 82kW and 140Nm of torque and returning 5.8 litres/100km (combined average), a 0.3 l/100km improvement on the previous generation 1.6-litre engine.

Transmission choices include six-speed PowerShift dual-clutch automatic or five-speed manual transmission.

The new Fiesta Sport arrives in December standard with Ford's 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine delivering 92kW and 170Nm of torque and 4.9 litres/100 km and 115 g/km CO2† when mated to the standard five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed PowerShift dual-clutch transmission is optional.

Fiesta Sport arrives with 16"x6" alloy wheels complimented by a sports roof spoiler, front mini-spoiler and Sports series badging for a dynamic and bold exterior look.

2013 WZ Fiesta range

 Model

 Engine

 Transmission

MLP*

 Ambiente 5-door

 1.5-litre Duratec

 5-spd manual

 $15,825

 

 1.5-litre Duratec

 6-spd PowerShift

 $17,825

 Trend 5-door 

 1.5-litre Duratec

 5-spd manual

 $17,825

 

 1.5-litre Duratec

 6-spd PowerShift

 $19,825

 Sport 5-door

 1.0-litre EcoBoost

 5-spd manual

 $20,525

 

 1.0-litre EcoBoost

 6-spd PowerShift

 $22,525

 

 

 

 

 Options:

 

 Sports Executive Package (Fiesta Sport)

 $1000

  • Single zone climate control

 

  • Rear parking sensors

 

  • Automatic windshield wipers

 

  • Automatic headlights

 

  • Perimeter alarm

 

  • Keyless entry with push button start

 

Inside the new Ford Fiesta.
Inside the new Ford Fiesta.


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