Will feature an evolutionary styling upgrade.
The 2017 Ford Fiesta has been rendered by Car and Driver Brasil, based on spyshots and reports. The seventh gen Ford hatchback is expected to go on sale across Europe and other markets from the second half of 2017.
The next gen Ford Fiesta is expected to be slightly larger than the current model, which is 3,968 mm long, 1,709 mm wide and 1,468 mm tall. This would help better differentiate it from the new Ford Ka+, which will serve as the company's entry level 5-door hatchback in Europe.
The rendering shows an evolutionary exterior design with cues borrowed from the new Ford Fusion and facelifted Ford Focus. Inside, Ford will step up the build quality, materials used and noise insulation for a more premium experience. Expect an upgrade of the infotainment system to SYNC3, which comprises of a large capacitive touchscreen display and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
The next gen Fiesta will offer an array of petrol and diesel engines with displacements possibly ranging from 1.0- to 1.6L. Some of the petrol engines will be sourced from Ford’s EcoBoost family, while the new Dragon engine series could also be present on the VW Golf-rival. Transmission options are likely to include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.
[Source: Car and Driver Brasil]