2011 Ford Fiesta earns top safety ratings in world’s largest auto markets

2011 Ford Fiesta
2011 Ford Fiesta

After getting a 5-star safety rating in China, the 2011 Ford Fiesta is now the first car in its segment to achieve top crash test ratings in each of the world’s largest auto markets including the United States and China.

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“Ford is committed to safety and to delivering top crash test ratings that customers look to when choosing new vehicles,” said Sue Cischke, Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment and Safety. “Fiesta is the latest example of that safety commitment, and it shows that a small, fuel-efficient car can deliver top-level safety.”

The 2011 Ford Fiesta is the only model in its segment to achieve a Top Safety Pick from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety under new testing standards.

Ford points out that underneath the Fiesta is a structure made from high-strength steels engineered to preserve quality and enhance driver and passenger safety. More than 55 percent of Fiesta’s body structure is built from ultra-high-strength steel

Congratulations Ford Fiesta.

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Refresher: The 2011 Ford Fiesta is powered by a 1.6L DOHC 4-cylinder engine making 120-hp with a peak torque of 109 lb-ft. The EPA rated the 2011 Fiesta at 29/40 mpg (city/highway) when mated to a 6-speed PowerShift automatic transmission and 28/37 mpg when mated to a 5-speed manual. Pricing for the 2011 Ford Fiesta starts at $13,320.

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