NEW FOR 2013:

– trims for 2013 have been completely renamed and re-engineered, bringing the naming more in-line with the Focus.

For 2013, the Ford Fiesta sees a radical change in trim levels. Gone are the S, SE, SEL (sedan), and SES (hatchback) trims. In their place are three trims shared between the sedan and hatchback: S, SE, and Titanium.

All Fiestas are powered by the Brazilian-made 1.6-liter Ti-VCT inline four-cylinder engine generating 120 hp and 112 lb-ft of torque. With this engine is a choice of two transmissions: a 5-speed manual if you prefer to row your own gears, or a 6-speed PowerShift dual-clutch automatic.

In S trim, features include 1.6-liter Ti-VCT inline four-cylinder engine, 5-speed manual transmission, cloth front seats with 60/40 split rear seat, 4-way manual driver’s seat, 2-way manual front-passenger, 4-speaker AM/FM stereo with auxiliary input, molded in colour instrument panel, door trim and center stack, manual tilt and telescoping molded in colour steering wheel, front center floor console, dhift knob with metallic trim insert, carpeted rear floor mats, manual windows, 4-inch multifunctional display, front disc/rear drum brakes with ABS, Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS), Hill Start Assist, 15-inch steel wheels, Easy Fuel capless fuel filler, three-bar body-colour grille (sedan), two-bar body-colour grille (hatchback), body-colour front and rear bumpers, body-colour door handles, power mirrors, black beltline/decklid eyebrow molding, solar-tinted glass, airbags (front, front seat, curtain, driver’s knee), AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control, LATCH, SOS Post-Crash Alert System, tire pressure monitoring system, and passive anti-theft ignition system.

SE trim adds metallic interior trim, power locks, sun visor vanity mirrors, power windows with driver one-touch up/down, rear dome lamp, seatback map pockets, air conditioning, MP3 capability, SYNC, unique cloth seats, three-bar chrome finish grille (sedan), body-colour mirrors, and body-colour decklid eyebrow molding (hatchback).

Titanium trim adds leather and metallic interior trim, cruise control, ambient lighting, 6-speaker stereo, heated front seats, integrated turn signal indicators in wing mirrors, chrome beltline, chrome decklid eyebrow molding, LED parking lights with chrome bezels, and 16-inch aluminum wheels.

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