Report – 2014 Ford Fiesta facelift to launch in diesel only; Variants, features leaked

Posted on: May 29, 2014 - 3:01pm IST

The 2014 Ford Fiesta facelift will most likely launch only with a diesel engine. Given that sales of the Fiesta in general have been far below expectations, Ford India wants to play it safe by only introducing variants it foresees demand for.

Ford Fiesta Facelift at Auto Expo 2014
The Ford Fiesta facelift had its Indian showcase at the Auto Expo in February this year.

The new diesel Fiesta will continue to be powered by the four-cylinder 1.5-liter engine in the current model. This engine produces 90 PS at 3,750 rpm and 204 Nm of torque between 2,000-2,750 rpm and comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The new Fiesta will launch in three trim levels – Ambiente, Trend and Titanium. All variants come standard with ABS, EBD and a driver airbag. The top two variants are extended passenger airbags. Features such as electrically-adjustable wing mirrors, driver seat height adjuster and remote locking will be standard on all variants as well.

Ford Fiesta facelift start button press shot
Features like engine starter button, alloy wheels, SYNC and AppLink are reserved for the top-end variant.

The Ambiente, being the base variant, loses out on features such as automatic climate control, music system, Ford’s SYNC connectivity system, foglights, body-colored wing mirrors and door handles, alloy wheels and cruise control. Ford has reserved features such as automatic headlights and wipers, electrically folding wing mirrors, AppLink with Emergency Assist, alloy wheels, keyless entry with engine starter button and rear parking sensors for the top-end Titanium variant.

The Fiesta facelift is reported to launch in the month of June. This time around, Ford is expected to price the sedan on par with competition.

2014 Ford Fiesta Facelift – Image Gallery

[Source – Autocar India]

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4 thoughts on “Report – 2014 Ford Fiesta facelift to launch in diesel only; Variants, features leaked

  1. Jishnu S V says:

    The new Fiesta failed due to three main reasons;
    1) Over Priced
    2) Lack of space in the back
    3) The engines, especially diesel was not powerful enough to compliment the chassis, suspension and steering

    Ford should learn from their mistakes which they don’t seem to. Fiesta will again be a failure since engine is still same, still space is less at the back and it may be priced higher due to the refreshments.

  2. Sabarigiri says:

    Great car…wonderful features……waiting for launch

  3. R K says:

    too late !!

  4. abhimanyu says:

    another waste try from ford,
    what are they upto?
    when will they consider to drop focus,genesis and other models like that ?
    you suck ford!


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