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Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

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Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014) review: 37 facts and highlights

Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)
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Why is Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014) better than the average?

  • shorter length
    4.06mvs4.07m
  • greater cargo volume
    422lvs380.6l
  • Height
    1.48mvs1.5m
  • more headroom (front)
    993mmvs983.46mm
  • more headroom (rear)
    945mmvs942.42mm
  • more cylinders
    4vs3.77
  • more valves
    16vs15.03
  • more airbags
    7vs6.18

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has front-wheel drive
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

2.Has fully independent suspension
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

3. higher Euro NCAP rating

5

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

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6

4. longer basic warranty (years)

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited yrs

5. longer basic warranty (km)

48000km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited km

6. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

90000km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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160934km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

719l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

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3200l

2. shorter length

4.06m

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2.34m

3. greater cargo volume

422l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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4. longer wheelbase

2.49m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

5.weight

1.15t

Best

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1.69kg

6.height

1.48m

Best

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1.39m

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

8.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)

7.6l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

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0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

152Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

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400Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)

6.5l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

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0l/100 km

5. larger fuel tank

47l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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73l

6. more horsepower

120hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

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306hp

Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has in-car system
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

3.Has a rear-view camera
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

5.Has smart key as standard
Ford Fiesta SE Hatch (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

6. more airbags

7

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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