Review: 2019 Ford Fiesta

The 2019 Ford Fiesta delivers dynamic performance and is one of the liveliest subcompact cars. Its agile handling and responsive infotainment system make it a great choice for drivers in upstate NY. Come-in to Friendly Ford located in Poughkeepsie for a test drive.


The 2019 Ford Fiesta is available in two body styles; a versatile 4-door sedan and a stylish 5-door hatchback. You can choose between the S and SE trim on the sedan and SE, ST-Line or ST trim in the hatchback model. The bulk of the Fiesta trims, all but the ST, are powered by a 1.6-liter Ti-VCT inline 4-cylinder engine with a 5-speed manual transmission that generates 120-hp and 112 lb.-ft. of torque. The EPA-estimated fuel economy is 35 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg in the city.

The Fiesta ST Hatchback gets its energy from a 1.6-liter turbocharged EcoBoost®, direct-injected engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with a sport-tuned suspension that pumps out 197-hp and 202 lb.-ft. of torque. An estimated EPA rating includes 32 mpg of highway driving and 25 mpg of city driving.

All models have the option for a PowerShift 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift®.

Features and Technology

The fun to drive Fiesta offers ten exterior color options as well as seven different interior color combinations. Both the sedan and hatchback models come standard with 60/40 split rear seats. The comfortable and quiet cabin comes standard with a 4.2-inch display with voice activation, Bluetooth®, and SYNC® with SYNC AppLink®. Available options include leather-trimmed seats, a Sony® audio system with HD Radio™ technology, and the SYNC® 3 interface which consists of a 6.5-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility.


The Ford Fiesta has been designed with high-strength boron in the critical safety zones reinforcing its structure to help protect all occupants. Hill start assist technology, a rear-view camera, and seven-airbag system come standard. Available is MyKey® which lets owner set requirements or restrictions to help others to be more responsible.


Starting at $14,260 MSRP

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