• Ford has this week revealed the new Ford Fiesta, featuring new styling, an enhanced technology package and available with mild hybrid powertrains.

    With a refreshed front end and tweaks to the exterior styling, the new Fiesta now has more road presence and greater differentiation between the line-up of different Fiesta variants. Trend, Titanium, ST-Line and Active models each benefit from unique styling elements alongside an expanded range of exterior colours, wheel designs and interior finishes. The Fiesta range is also expanded with new Vignale packs that amplify the Titanium, ST‑Line and Active grades with luxury specifications.

    Electrified powertrains will help new Fiesta drivers save fuel and reduce emissions. Designed to reduce running costs, EcoBoost Hybrid models feature a belt-driven integrated starter/generator (BISG) in place of the standard alternator, enabling recovery and storage of energy usually lost during braking and coasting to charge a 48-volt lithium-ion, air-cooled battery pack.

    The new Fiesta’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost Hybrid engine is available with 125 PS and 155 PS power outputs, combined with a six-speed manual transmission. WLTP fuel efficiency from 48 mpg and CO2 emissions from 111 g/km 2 represent a 5 per cent improvement compared with a non-hybrid 125 PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, with savings of up to 10 per cent in city driving scenarios according to Ford data.

    The 125 PS EcoBoost Hybrid is also available with a seven-speed, Powershift dual-clutch automatic transmission, delivering seamless gear changes for optimised refinement and from 45.2 mpg fuel efficiency and 117 g/km CO2 WLTP. The Powershift transmission helps keep the engine at the optimum speed for efficiency, as well as enabling rolling Auto Start-Stop below 7 mph for improved fuel efficiency in city driving. 

    Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine is offered with 100 PS, delivering from 45.2 mpg and 118 g/km CO2 WLTP. Like the EcoBoost Hybrid variant, the engine utilises high-pressure direct fuel injection, Twin-independent Variable Cam Timing and an offset crankshaft design for refined operation, and is available in with a six-speed manual transmission.

    Prices for the New Ford Fiesta start at £16,620 for the entry-level Trend models, rising to £19,370 for Titanium spec and £20,320 for ST-Line models. The Fiesta Active starts from £20,720, with the Fiesta ST priced from £22,630. 

    Available to order now, for delivery early next year.