Face-Lifted 2014 Ford Fiesta Sedan and Hatchback Spied
The Fiesta hatchback and sedan have been available in the U.S market since 2010. The spy photos reveal that these models will soon get a face-lift. Ford’s smallest U.S model, the Fiesta will offer consumers fuel-efficient and well-equipped small cars. The 2014 Ford Fiesta Sedan and Hatchback rivals include the Chevrolet Sonic, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Toyota Yaris and Nissan Versa.
2014 Fiesta will get the company’s new direct-injected, turbocharged 1.0-L three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. Ford said that the new EcoBoost motor would replace a four-cylinder in its U.S powertrain lineup. A number of modifications have been done to the styling at the front and rear ends as well. The “dragon eye” headlight design of the Fiesta has been replaced by thinner elements which are found on the 2013 Taurus and Fusion sedans. The upper grille and the larger lower intake design of the current model will be modified to resemble the Fusion sedan. So the upper grille will be larger with Aston Martin-style horizontal slats between the headlights and a smaller opening below.
Modifications will also be done at the rear ends of both the sedan and the hatchback. The rear end of the new sedan will get new taillights and a reshaped trunklid resembling the Focus sedan. Ford has not confirmed the dates for the debut of the 2014 Fiesta. Ford has confirmed the premiere of the sport Fiesta ST next year. The automaker had mentioned previously that the 1.0-L EcoBoost will be available in the U.S by 2013, so the sales of the ST are expected to be around the same time.
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