There 2012 Fiesta is available in 3 trims; S, SE and the SEL, which can be further availed in hatchback and sedan versions. The S is of the entry level version that is equipped with 15" steel wheels, power mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 60/40 split rear seat and an AM/FM stereo complete with a USB port and an auxiliary input jack. Metal cabin accents, CD player, power door locks and windows are part of this version, while the SEL adds an auto dimming rear view mirror, premium sound system and ambient lightning. It comes with a 1596cc five speed manual transmission engine. The 1.6 four liter cylinder produces 120 horsepower. These figures might not seem much but that is until you consider the 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback modest size of just 2537lbs curb weight. The clutch is very light which makes the transmission from one gear to another a smooth transition.
The 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback is a very economical car as it can do 26MPG in city driving and 32mpg on the highway. The car has drum brakes which are very efficient and can bring the car to a halt in a few seconds. When it comes to handling, the Ford Fiesta Hatchback handles very well on twisty roads. It can negotiate sharp corners at relatively high speeds as compared to its predecessor.
The Ford Fiesta Hatchback is economical in all aspects. It does not consume too much gas and the cost is also very friendly. Its asking price is around $19000. That is quite a bargain especially because the car is very spacious and comes with modern features that make it fun and safe to drive. If you have a family of three, this car might just be what you need for that ideal family road trip. The Ford Fiesta Hatchback is a very fast car in its super mini class. While driving at speeds of 70mph, the only noise heard while inside the car is just the hint of noise wind. Otherwise, the car is very calm.
The 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback might be one of the quickest cars in its class, but it has some flaws that make it a little shaky. Other than that, the 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback is truly a car in its own class. The car is not yet available for retail but it should be released to the general public soon enough. It comes in an array of colors and you will surely be spoilt for choice.