2014 Ford Fiesta on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson.
2014 Ford Fiesta Provides More Excitement than Usual for a Budget-Priced Compact
by: Toby Jacobs
The 2014 Ford Fiesta hopes to sell better than the 2013 iteration, and has several things going for it, such as an improved design and infotainment system, as well as a more comfortable interior. Performance has also improved on the new model, with two new powertrain choices available to choose from. Buyers can choose from four body types, with the five-door hatchback variant being arguably the most visually-appealing. Driving feel has been described as “fun” by many a reviewer, with the 2014 Fiesta having improved in the steering and handling department. [Read more]
2014 Ford Fiesta hands-on review: 45 mpg from a 1-liter gasoline engine?
by: Bill Howard
“We are zooming through the canyon roads of Hollywood Hills in a subcompact Ford Fiesta that takes century-old gasoline engine technology and the car in two directions at once. One vector is fun and sporty performance. Done. The other direction is the highest fuel efficiency ever seen in a gasoline engine car sold in the United States: quite possibly 45 mpg in highway driving, around 40 combined. That would be up in hybrid territory. All this from a 1.0-liter EcoTech (turbocharged) engine of just three cylinders: The power to move 2,500 pounds comes from three combustion chambers each slightly smaller than a 12-ounce soda can.” [Read more]