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2014 Ford Fiesta ST – Review

by Kamal Salar
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2014-Ford-Fiesta-STMany of us love to have a compact and fast but comfortable car and so the car manufacturing companies are trying to add something more stunning and appealing to the segment. A new addition to the hatchback segment is made by the popular car manufacturing company Ford with its latest 2014 Ford Fiesta ST. the company launched its car for the first time in November 2012 at La auto show. The new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is looking more aggressive and the stunning paint of the car is making it an eye catching item.

Inside Out

The bodywork of the new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is very appealing and has a kinetic design just like other Ford models. The features of the exterior of the cars include a new chin spoiler, dual exhaust outlets, stylish front grille, redesigned rear end looking like a diffuser, roof spoiler and ST-exclusive 17 inch wheels.

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The interior of the new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is also very attractive and fascinating and has received superior quality Recaro seats, a new leather wrapped steering wheel, a sound symposer, new design pedals, eight speaker audio system, AM/FM/CD stereo system by Sony,  power locks and windows, remote keyless entry, SYNC, Perimeter alarm, MyFord Touch infotainment system and a sunroof. The infotainment system of the car is technologically advanced and is paired with a 6.5 inch touch screen allows you to control everything in the cabin from climate control and sound system to turn by turn navigation.

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Engine and Performance

Apart from its aggressive look and comfortable cabin, the new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is also equipped with a powerful fuel sipping 1.6L turbocharged EcoBoost 4 cylinder engine and is mated with a six speed manual transmission box. The car is expected to produce 197 horsepower with a torque of 214 pound feet. The car is highly fuel efficient and EPA estimated fuel economy is 34mpg highway. The riding experience of the car is smooth and fun and is easier in handling.

Safety

The manufacturer paid extra attention to the safety of the car and so its body is manufactured with a Boron steel that is the strongest available automotive grade steel. Other safety features of the new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST include a total of seven airbags, dual stage front airbags, side airbags, driver’s knee airbags, curtain airbags, stability control system, tire pressure monitoring system and traction control system.

Competitors

In the market, the new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST has to face a tough competition from Fiat 500 Abarth and Mini JCW hardtop. However, both are expensive than the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST which is an advantage for the new compact car.

Pricing

The new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST will come with a base price of $22,000 to $26,300.

Pros

  • High fuel efficiency without compromising on the power
  • Strong but lightweight body package
  • Performance tuned suspension
  • Six speed manual transmission

Cons

  • Large gaping front grille
  • A bit difficulty in using MyTouch Ford Infotainment system

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