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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
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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
$14,923
$12,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,545
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$220 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Small cars don't need to be bland--the 2013 Ford Fiesta proves that with a saucy look and pert handling.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.600
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 31.200
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.100
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 52.700
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 85.100
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 49.000
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.200
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 98.000
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 67.800
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 57.700
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 173.600
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 58.000
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 57.700
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 12.800
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.3 7.900 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.9 10.200 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 12.000
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.40 14.300
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 34.400
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15 P185/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2804 2578
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 4.800
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA 99J
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 120 @ 6350
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 29
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.070
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.950
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.850
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.280
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.610
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.040
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.900
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 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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