Tag Archives: Ford Fiesta

Report: Ford may revisit CVTs for better fuel economy figures

When Ford attempted their first stint with Continuously Variable Transmissions, things did not bode well for them. The Dearborn automaker ended up having terrible customer feedback and experiences with their at the time, newly designed CVT, which was developed in conjunction with ZF in Germany. Serving duty on the 2005-2007 Ford Freestyle, Five Hundred, and […]

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Recalls: Ford issues recall for 101,000 cars, 12 models over a variety of concerns

Ford announced another recall for some 101,000 vehicles total in North America as a precautionary measure as no accidents or injuries have been reported. While a variety of models were recalled over a range of issues, the largest portion of the recall involves some 92,022 vehicles in North America with 83,250 cars in the US specifically. […]

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Ford to standardize auto stop-start on 70 percent of their North American lineup by 2017

Ford officially announced to be standardizing auto start-start systems to much of its model range following some rumored reports that the Dearborn automaker was going to do as such. This is obviously in lieu of stringent fuel economy standards, which have automakers struggling to increase figures to meet recent CAFE regulations. According to Ford, the […]

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Ford’s 2012 U.S. sales top 2 million

FoMoCo has announced that its sales topped 2 million in the United States in 2012 – making it the only automotive brand in America to do so last year. Ford also said that its Focus is on track to become the best-selling global name plate, while the Fiesta subcompact is not too far behind. Globally, […]

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making of Gymkhana 5

Video: The making of Gymkhana 5

Earlier this year, Ken Block dropped the much-anticipated Gymkhana 5. While drooling over all the stunts and crazy drifting done by Block, we usually wonder what it goes into making a Gymkhana video. Well, lucky for us DC Comics and Ford’s ST department have teamed up to bring us a video show us the making […]

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2012 LA: Ford Fiesta ST Top View

2012 LA: Ford Fiesta ST is one quick compact hatchback

Hot compact hatchbacks is a great niche for any automaker to compete in. Lately FoMoCo has been jumping in on the action. First the Dearborn automaker decided to take the segment by storm with the 252-hp Focus ST, which is powered by the 2.0 liter EcoBoost. Check out our original post on the Ford Fiesta […]

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2012 LA: 2014 Ford Fiesta Rear Quarter View

2012 LA: 2014 Ford Fiesta gets 1.0 liter EcoBoost, expected to hit 40 mpg

Making its stateside debut today is the brand-new 2014 Ford Fiesta, which now gets a 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine that pumps out 123-hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. “Customers want cars that are expressive and fun while offering class-leading fuel economy,” says Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. “Fiesta delivers all the excitement drivers […]

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2014 Ford Fiesta ST US Front Shot

2012 LA Preview: 2014 Ford Fiesta ST zooms into the States with 197-hp

As promised, Ford announced today that the high-performance Fiesta ST will be available in the United States very soon. The new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST will be making its North American public debut at the 2012 LA Auto Show tomorrow. Power for the Fiesta ST comes from a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost making 197-hp and […]

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2014 Ford Fiesta MyFord Touch

2014 Ford Fiesta will offer MyFord Touch

Say what you will about Ford’s MyFord Touch infotainment and connectivity system, but the company has no plans to stop offering what it says is a very popular feature with its customers. FoMoCo announced today that the 2014 Ford Fiesta will now offer the MyFord Touch option with a new 6.5 LCD touch screen unit. […]

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Report: Ford woking on extracting 150-hp from its 1.0 liter EcoBoost

Earlier this week, FoMoCo confirmed that its 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine will be offered in the Ford Fiesta in the United States starting next year. The engine is good for pumping out 123-hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. According to new reports, Ford is now working on a production version of a 1.0 liter EcoBoost […]

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