The Ford Ikon pioneered as the entry level sedan and enticed Indian buyers with its impressive front look, headlamps, spectacular design; it was considered a classy car but soon the Ford craze faded as the company did not do much to retain the customers for a long period. After a long wait they launched the hatchback named Figo and the Endeavor, which created a lot of buzz in the market with its high performance and comfortability.
The new Ford Fiesta was another benchmark which proved to be as icing on the cake for the company. The sporty exteriors of this car look belligerent with the chrome grille, pointed blade-like headlamps, and rear view mirrors with embedded side indicators. All these make the design more distinctive and appealing. The strong and excessive built on the car is made of aluminized boron steel making it lighter and stronger. Under the hood both the diesel and the petrol variant house a 1.5 liter engine, the diesel produces power of 91ps and torque of 210NM. With great handling characteristic, accurate suspensions and perfect ground clearance; the four wheeler turns to be a delight while driving it within the city or off road. It scores well on safety measures with features like air bags, electronic brake distribution, Anti-lock Braking system, controller on the steering. The features vary in minority with the other variants. The interiors are good with neatly designed multi-functional instrument panel with voice command feature, music player, USB and Aux in. The tilted steering and adjustable seats keep the driver at ease while driving.
Now let’s discuss the downsides or the cons of this car. Being a sedan, it still offers less boot space than other sedans in the market. You will definitely have to shell out more about this vehicle, it is price tagged around INR 8.32 to 10.42 lakhs which is undoubtedly expensive for the prospected buyers. The rear seats of the car have no AC vents, less legroom and head room which is again a disadvantage for the passengers. The interiors are average and not very eye soothing, parking sensors which are present in most of the cars these days is available only on the top model.