2016 Ford Fiesta ST Release Date, Specs, Reviews, Price – The Fiesta is one of the most popular sub-compact cars around and has been around for almost four decades. Just like many other auto motors, Ford also offers a high performance version since this segment has become very popular of late because it offers excellent performance.
The new 2016 Ford Fiesta ST is expected to host several modifications and specs which will set it apart from the stiff competition that will be launched by similar sub-compact cars, such as the Audi S1, Fiat 500 Abarth, VW Polo R, etc.
The sixth generation sedan which was introduced as a concept back in 2013 is expected to be both sleek and stylish, and will make use of the same platform as the previous version.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST exterior
The exterior as aforementioned will be expected to be both lustrous and stylish. At the anterior end, buyers should expect several facelifts like a large mesh front grille, elongated halogen headlights with black surrounds and fog lamps.
The body kit will also guarantee a unique body coloured side rocker mouldings, side mirrors and door handles. Furthermore, the rear will feature a dual exhaust unit and a high mounted rear spoiler as well.
The wheelbase should be expected to be 98” whereas the total length has been recorded as 160.1”. The height and width of the hatchback sedan measure 57.2” and 67.8” respectively.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST interior
The interior of the new 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will be very sleek and comfy thanks to the top quality materials that will be used. The cabin will have soft-to-touch RECARO partial leather upholstery.
The front seats will also have an option of a heating system, while the front floor mats will be coming as standard. The cabin will also feature an ambient lighting system with anterior and posterior dome lamps.
The instrument panel will change a bit and will come equipped with the latest gizmos and gadgets which the driver will be at liberty to make use of. The most obvious feature is the MyFord touch system, Ford MyKey system, Sirius Navigation system and a Sony audio system.
The safety features to be availed in the new Fiesta will be front and side airbags, Crash Alert, Belt-minder, and Adaptive Cruise Control.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will exist a 1.6L Ti-VCT Duratec engine which will be connected to a 6-speed manual transmission unit and a unique Ford tuned sports suspension as well.
The unit will be able to generate up to 197 hp and 202 pounds of torque. Moreover, the engine will be also be able to accelerate from 0-60 within 7 seconds while the top speed will be capped to 143 mph.
The fuel economy of the 2016 Ford Fiesta ST 1.6L capacity engine is rated at 26/35 in the city/highway. Possibility of the auto maker providing a 1L EcoBoost 3 cylinder engine is still being considered with the sole purpose of bettering the fuel economy ratings.
2016 Ford Fiesta ST price and release date
No official revelations about the price or the release date has been provided as yet. Nonetheless, we expect the car to be available from next year as we await further details. The price of the 2016 Ford Fiesta ST will be higher than the current Fiesta in the market, auto analyst suggest a possible msrp of $21,000.