As much as we would love to get our hands the facelifted Fiesta, Ford India has made it amply clear that they have no plans to launch it in India anytime soon.
However, our friends from China do not have to wait for it.
Ford will showcase the facelifted Fiesta at the Guangzhou Auto Show where it was lauded by the Chinese media and masses. The Fiesta is the second most popular Ford in China after the Focus and thus is a very important product for Ford China.
The updates to the Fiesta are purely cosmetic to bring the product in line with the modern Fords (EcoSport and Mondeo/Fusion). It features a trapezoidal grille, restyled headlamps and the sculpted hood in the front. The rear features a restyled bumper, reshaped stop light sporting new detailing, new addition in the form of linked reflectors on the bumper for better safety and a reshaped registration plate enclosure.
You can read the comprehensive story on the 2013 Fiesta over here.
The facelifted Ford Fiesta will be launched in the Chinese market early next year. Initially, it will be available with a 1.3L and a 1.5L petrol engines. Ford China will soon add the 1.0L EcoBoost engine to the lineup. Prices are expected to range from 80.000 yuan (7.08 lakhs INR) to 120,000 yuan (10.63 lakhs INR).
The Guangzhou Auto Show starts on Friday.