The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST is a super-mini hatchback which is produced by the Ford Motor Company. The first ever fiesta ST model concept was introduced in 2013 which makes the 2015’s concept car part of the ford fiesta’s sixth generation and Ford Fiesta ST’s third model.
The exterior of the new hatch is very sleek and stylish. The front exterior has many upgrades like a large mesh front grille, fog lamps and elongated halogen head lamps with black surrounds. The body kit also features unique body colored side rocker-moldings, door handles and side mirrors. The rear features a dual exhaust unit and a high mounted rear spoiler. The wheelbase for the ST is 98 inches, whereas the total length is recorded as 160.1 inches. The width and height of the hatchback are 67.8 inches and 57.2 inches respectively. The sizes of the wheels are 17 inches which will house 205/40R W tires.
Ford Fiesta ST 2016 Interior
The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST interior is very comfy also having a sleek design. The interior has premium quality soft touch RECARO partial leather upholstery. Heated seats are optional, whereas front floor mats are standard. The interior also features ambient lighting with front and rear dome lamps. As for the instrumental panel, it is equipped with all the modern gizmos and gadgets a driver wishes to have. They feature a Ford MyKey system, Sirius Navigation system, a 6 inch MyFord touch system and a Sony audio system. Safety features include seven front and side curtain airbags, belt-minder, Crash Alert, and adaptive cruise control.
The new Ford hatchback has a 1.6 liter Ti-VCT Duratec engine which is connected to a six speed manual transmission and a unique ford tuned sports suspension. The 1.6 liter can generate a 197 horsepower at 2500-4000 rpm and generates a torque of 202 pound-feet at 4200 rpm. The 2016 Ford Fiesta ST engine can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 7 second and generate a top speed of 143 mph. the fuel economy for the 1.6 is recorded as 26 mpg city and 35 mpg on the highway. An optional 1.0 liter Ecoboost three-cylinder engine is also offered, which can produce 123 horsepower. The 1 liter engine provides better fuel economy than the 1.6 liter. The car will be available in front wheel drive format.
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2016 Ford Fiesta ST Release Date and Price
Ford has not yet announced the release date of its hatchback model, but as the name suggest it will b available for sale later this year. The price for the hatchback will revolves around the 25 thousand dollars range.
The new ST is designed to change its image of a boring office car into a trendy fun-to-drive car. And surely Ford has, with its many tech updates and exterior remolding.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST pictures