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2018 Ford Fiesta Overview

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The Ford Fiesta is a petite model with a lot to offer. Depending on your needs, you can choose between sedan and hatchback configurations. Each model seats up to five passengers, and the hatchback offers up to 25.4 cubic feet of cargo space.

The 2018 Ford Fiesta is available in four trims: S, SE, Titanium, and ST. The ST trim is only available as a hatchback.

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What’s New for the 2018 Ford Fiesta?

All of the features from the 2017 Ford Fiesta have carried over into 2018. Ford did, however, add a standard rear view camera to the 2018 Fiesta.

2018 Ford Fiesta Photos:

New for 2018 | Exterior | Performance | Efficiency | Interior | Safety


2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Ford Fiesta Exterior

Small but mighty, the Ford Fiesta has a lot to offer. It’s standard design comes with a black beltline and a lower grille for some added dimension, while the ST adds a high-mounted rear spoiler, twin chrome-tipped exhaust, and a mesh grille insert.

The 2018 Ford Fiesta is available in nine exterior colors: Lightning Blue, Bohai Bay Mint, Hot Pepper Red Metallic, Outrageous Green Metallic, Ingot Silver, Magnetic, Oxford White, Shadow Black, and White Platinum Metallic.

2018 Ford Fiesta Exterior Photos:

Exterior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta S

  • Black beltline and lower grille, Acoustic-laminate windshield, Solar-tinted glass, 15-inch steel wheels with silver-painted covers, Mini steel spare wheel, Halogen headlamps with black-surround bezel, Easy Fuel capless fuel filler, Body-color door handles and front/rear bumpers, Chrome upper grille bars and surround

Exterior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta SE
-Adds to or replaces features on S-

  • Available rear decklid spoiler, 15-inch sparkle silver-painted aluminum wheels, Available body-color power mirrors, Available power moonroof

Exterior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta Titanium
-Adds to or replaces features on SE-

  • Fog lamps with black bezels, Chrome beltline, 16-inch premium sparkle nickel-painted aluminum wheels, Power-adjustable heated side view mirrors with integrated blind spot

Exterior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta ST
-Adds to or replaces features on Titanium-

  • Full-size spare tire, ST logo front door sill plates, High-mounted rear spoiler, ST fog lamps, Mesh grille insert, Body-color lower extension front fascia, Performance summer tires and performance brakes, Twin chrome-tipped exhaust, Body-color side rocker moldings

New for 2018 | Exterior | Performance | Efficiency | Interior | Safety


2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Ford Fiesta Performance

The Ford Fiesta boasts energetic performance with a standard 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine. You can pair the engine to a five-speed manual transmission or a PowerShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift, depending on your preference. Either way, the Fiesta’s standard powertrain gives off 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque. The Fiesta ST steps performance up a notch with a 1.6-liter turbocharged direct-injection EcoBoost engine paired to a six-speed manual transmission. This combination has an output of 197 horsepower and 202 lb-ft of torque.

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2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Ford Fiesta Efficiency

Efficiency is truly where the Fiesta shines. Since it’s a compact car, the Fiesta won’t guzzle gas the way an SUV would. When equipped with the standard powertrain, the 2018 Fiesta earns an estimated 27 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. If you decide to opt for the Fiesta ST, you’ll upgrade your performance without completely throwing efficiency out the window. The turbo EcoBoost earns an estimated 26 mpg in the city, 33 mg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined.

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2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Ford Fiesta Interior

You’ll find plenty of features to love inside the cabin of the 2018 Fiesta. If you’re a music lover, you can opt for SiriusXM Satellite Radio on the SE. The sedan and hatchback models each offer a total passenger volume of 85.1 cubic feet, but your interior cargo space will depend on which body configuration you choose. The four-door sedan comes with 12.8 cubic feetof storage space in the trunk, while the hatchback offers up to 25.4 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. With the seats up, you can utilize up to 14.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row.

2018 Ford Fiesta Interior Photos:

Interior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta S

  • Interior: Front passenger seat map pocket, Illuminated lighting for glove box and load, Front door trim storage bins and cup holders, 60/40-split rear seat, Day/night rear view mirror, Driver and front-passenger sun visors with covers, Four-way manual front-passenger seat, Manual windows, Cloth front bucket bolster seats, Manual tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Ice Blue cluster lighting, Molded-in-color instrument panel, Six-way manual driver’s seat, Rear-seat heat ducts, Carpeted front floor mats, Driver’s left footrest
  • Radio and Technology: SYNC with SYNC Applink, AM/FM/stereo/single-CD/MP3 capability, 12-volt auxiliary front powerpoint, Auxiliary input jack, Multi-functional message center with LCD screen

Interior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta SE
-Adds to or replaces features on S-

  • Interior: Available heated front seats, Power windows with driver one-touch up/down feature, Chrome door release handles, Overhead console, Ambient lighting, Cloth front bucket bolster seats
  • Radio and Technology: Trip computer, Available SiriusXM Radio, 12-volt auxiliary rear power point, MyKey, Cruise control

Interior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta Titanium
-Adds to or replaces features on SE-

  • Interior: Driver’s seat adjustable lumbar support, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Heated front seats, Leather-wrapped shift knob with metallic trim, Electrochromic auto-dimming rear view mirror, Leather-trimmed and heated front bucket seats
  • Radio and Technology: Intelligent access with push-button start, SiriusXM Radio, Reverse Sensing System, SYNC 3, Two smart charging USB ports, Electronic automatic temperature control, Sony audio system with HD Radio technology

Interior features available on the 2018 Ford Fiesta
-Adds to or replaces features on Titanium-

  • Interior: Available heated front seats, Cloth front sport seat with ST badge, Race-inspired aluminum pedals, Front door sill scuff plates, Rear carpeted floor mats, Available RECARO partial leather-trimmed seats

New for 2018 | Exterior | Performance | Efficiency | Interior | Safety


2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Ford Fiesta Safety

Preventing an accident is one of the most important parts of driving, but you want to be prepared in case the unthinkable happens. The Ford Fiesta comes with an SOS Post-Crash Alert System. This system is activated when your airbags deploy; it will turn on your hazard lights and begin beeping your horn to get people’s attention.

Standard Safety Features on the 2018 Ford Fiesta

  • AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Three-point height-adjustable seatbelts for all seating positions
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Personal Safety System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Belt-Minder for front seats
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system
  • Child-safety rear door locks
  • Seven standard airbags
  • Rear view camera

New for 2018 | Exterior | Performance | Efficiency | Interior | Safety


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