2014 Ford Fiesta Videos
Our 2014 Ford Fiesta video reviews give you a quick snapshot of what's new, a summary of basic specs and a high level view of what professional car reviewers think.
2014 Ford Fiesta Video Transcript
The 2014 Ford Fiesta earns praise from professional car reviewers for its nimble handling, great fuel economy and an impressive list of optional features.
I am Jim Sharifi, Senior Editor with US News Best Cars, because it has the best combination of positive reviews, price and long term ownership cost in its class, we name the 2014 Ford Fiesta best subcompact car for the money and best Hatchback for the money.
Does this means that you should head down to your local Ford dealer? Let's find out!
The envy addition of a couple of engines, the Ford Fiesta has remained relatively unchanged since the 2011 model year. It comes in both Sedan and Hatchback body styles and is rated at EPA estimated 27 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway with the base engine which is about average for the class.
However, an optional SFE package inches those numbers up to 30 and 41 giving the Fiesta SFE some of the best fuel economy estimates in the class. The 2014 Fiesta is available in four trims and starts at about $14,000. A 1.6L, 4-cylinder engine comes standard and reviewers agree that it's smooth and refined with enough flow and power for stop-and-go traffic.
Meanwhile, the high performance Fiesta ST stands out as one of the most powerful cars in its class.
Test drivers agree that the 2014 Fiesta offers nimble handling and although it rides firmly, they say that the suspension still does a good job of absorbing bumps and road imperfections.
Inside, the Fiesta earns praise for its attractive design as well as its combination of hard plastics and soft touch materials. Reviewers also agree that the Fiesta's comfortable front seats offer plenty of head and leg room. Well some say that the Fiesta's dash is a bit button-heavy, others appreciate features like the voice activated sync system and note that the Fiesta is available with options like push-button start which are unusual for the class.
The automotive press agrees that the 2014 Ford Fiesta is one of the most enjoyable cars to drive in its class. But how does it feel in other areas? Check out our videos on its interior and performance and consider competing cars like the Kia Rio and Chevy Sonic.Read more