Compare 2013 Suzuki SX4 vs 2013 Ford Fiesta

2013 Suzuki SX4
2013 Ford Fiesta
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE 23 33 $15,211 $15,845
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover 22 30 $16,318 $16,999
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD LE Popular 25 32 $17,134 $17,849
5-Door HB CVT FWD Sportback 23 30 $17,614 $18,349
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD Sport SE 23 30 $18,046 $18,799
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Premium 23 29 $18,408 $19,175
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover Technology 22 30 $18,574 $19,349
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Technology 23 29 $19,630 $20,449
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4-Door Sedan S S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S S 29 39 $12,705 $13,200
5-Door HB S 29 39 $13,668 $14,200
4-Door Sedan SE 29 39 $14,630 $15,200
5-Door HB SE 29 39 $15,593 $16,200
4-Door Sedan Titanium 29 39 $16,555 $17,200
5-Door HB Titanium 29 39 $17,518 $18,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,211
$12,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,845
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$220 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
A good value in the subcompact class, the Suzuki SX4 is one of the least expensive all-wheel-drive cars you can buy. Small cars don't need to be bland--the 2013 Ford Fiesta proves that with a saucy look and pert handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small station wagon Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 49.000
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.200
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 50.600
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 31.200
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.100
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 49.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 52.700
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.0 85.100
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.100
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 57.700
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 98.000
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 67.800
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 57.700
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 173.600
Height, Overall (in)
60.8 58.000
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 12.800
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.900 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.200 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.000
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 14.300
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.400
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2833 2578
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 4.800
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 4000 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA 99J
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 6200 120 @ 6350
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 39
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.610
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.040
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 4.070
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.950
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.850
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.280
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Suzuki SX4 Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.900
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Twist Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 5.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 (2012) 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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