2012 Ford Fiesta becomes the best choice in affordable small car for those who need stylish five-door or hatchback. In US, this vehicle set the popularity from excellent safety ratings, sporty and fun to drive, responsive steering, and also high fuel efficient on hybrid trim. But, a little space on rear seat and cargo if compared to other competitors in its class. Itâ€™s divided in two models, 4-door/sedan and 5-door/hatchback, all has five seat capacities. Five trims are available to pick, S Sedan, SE Sedan, SE Hatchback, SEL Sedan, and SES Hatchback. You might already read our review about the predecessors, 2011 Ford Fiesta. So you can find the difference between the both past and present of Ford Fiesta.
All 2012 Ford Fiesta is FWD that powered by 1.6L 16-valve DuratecÂ® Ti-VCT I4 engine that delivers 120 horsepower & 112 lb-ft of torque. The transmissions type & EPA estimated mpg (city/highway/combined) are standard 5-speed manual (29/38/33) or the buyer can upgrade it into optional PowerShiftâ„¢ 6-speed automatic (29/39/33 & if with SFE Package at 29/40/33).
Each model of 2012 Ford Fiesta has the highlight standard features like these: Easy Fuelâ„¢ Capless Fuel Filler, integrated blind spot mirrors, auxiliary audio input jack, shift knob with metallic trim insert, 4-inch multifunctional display with LCD screen, Manual Air Conditioning with Electronic Actuation, 4-way manual driver’s seat, 2-way manual front-passenger, front adjustable head restraints, 60/40 split rear seatback with adjustable head restraints, AdvanceTracÂ® electronic stability control, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (excludes spare), and more.
The 2012 Ford Fiesta S Sedan highlights features, such as: 15-inch steel wheels with covers, P185/60R15 all-season black sidewall tires, 3-bar body-color grille, body-color front &Â rear bumpers, body-color door handles, black beltline, black decklid eyebrow molding, solar-tinted glass, molded (in color instrument panel, door trim & center stack), manual tilt & telescoping molded in color steering wheel, carpeted front floor mats, 12 volt auxiliary power point (front), intermittent windshield wipers, driver left footrest, center dome lamps, day/night rearview mirror, AM/FM stereo with 4 speakers, and cloth bucket seats.
Then, 2012 Ford Fiesta SE Sedan highlights (includes S Sedan features) are 3-bar chrome-finish grille, metallic trim (on instrument panel registers, door handles, center stack & shifter bezel), manual tilt & telescoping steering wheel with metallic trim, power door locks with auto lock, message center with trip computer, power windows with driver 1-touch up/down feature, driver & front-passenger sun visors with vanity mirrors, center dome lamp with map lights, rear dome lamp, seatback map pockets, AM/FM stereo (with single CD player, MP3 capability & 4 speakers), and unique cloth bucket seats.
Jump to 2012 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback highlights (includes SE Sedan features), likes 2-bar body-color grille, body-color decklid eyebrow molding, rear decklid spoiler, and rear windshield wiper.
For 2012 Ford Fiesta SEL Sedan highlights (includes SE Sedan features), there are 16-inch premium painted aluminum wheels, P195/50R16 all-season black sidewall tires, body-color power heated side view mirrors with turn signal indicators, LED Supplemental Parking Lamps with chrome bezels, leather-wrapped steering wheel (with metallic trim, cruise & secondary audio controls), carpeted rear floor mats, 12 volt auxiliary power point (rear), ambient lighting, electrochromic auto dimming rearview mirror, AM/FM Premium sound (with single CD player, MP3 capability, 6-speakers & 80 watts of power), Ford SYNCÂ®, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
2012 Ford Fiesta SES Hatchback brings the highlight (includes SEL Sedan features): 2-bar body-color grille, rear decklid spoiler, and rear windshield wiper.
Several optional upgrades on 2012 Ford Fiesta are Power Moonroof, Sync and Sound Package, Cargo Management Package, SiriusXM Satellite & Ambient Lighting Package (standard on SEL and SES), and only available on SE model is Sport Appearance Package including 15″ painted aluminum wheels, LED auxiliary lamps, rear decklid spoiler (standard on SE Hatchback), speed control, heated front seats, leather-trimmed seats, Smoker’s package, chrome beltline, chrome decklid eyebrow molding, LED Supplemental Parking Lamps with black bezels, Fiesta Tattoo Graphic Package, and Exterior Protectection Package.
Exterior colors on 2012 Ford Fiesta: Black, Oxford White, Race Red, Ingot Silver Metallic, Lime Squeeze Metallic, Violet Grey Metallic, Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, and Yellow Blaze Metallic Tri-coat.
Interior colors on 2012 Ford Fiesta: Charcoal Black, Charcoal Black with Blue Accent, Cashmere with Charcoal Black Piping, Plum with Charcoal Black Piping, Light Stone with Charcoal Black, Race Red, and Oxford White.
Ford Fiesta 2012 set the MSRP starting prices at $13,200 for S Sedan, $14,670 for SE Sedan, $15,670 for SE Hatchback, $16,600 for SEL Sedan, and $17,500 for SES Hatchback. Some of the Ford Fiesta 2012 rivals in affordable small cars class are Ford Focus, Mazda3, Honda Fit, Hyundai Elantra, Chevrolet Cruze, Nissan Sentra, and more.