The new Ford Fiesta has been presented in society. Ford’s popular utility vehicle receives a major facelift that brings with it a new design, increased technological equipment and an electrified mechanical offering with lightweight hybrid technology. Some novelties that will allow you to continue being one of the benchmarks of the competitive B segment.
The wait is over. After a huge amount of spy photos and sightings, the new Ford Fiesta 2022. The seventh generation of Ford’s utility vehicle has received a facelift. A major mid-cycle upgrade that will allow the current generation to cope with the rest of its business life ahead.
But, What’s new in the new Fiesta? Beyond the design change, which is evident, Ford has taken advantage of this development to improve technological equipment and confirm its commitment to electrification. There are many news, so let’s go into detail and break down all the main keys.
The design of the new Ford Fiesta 2022
As it is a “facelift”, the aesthetic changes are not excessively radical, but they are important enough to convey a more modern and dynamic appearance. Just take a quick look at the pictures in this article to discover how the exterior design of the Fiesta has changed. At the front we will find a new hood that increases the height of the nose and is combined with larger upper grilles.
The blue oval badge is now located within the grille itself. To this must be added new LED optical groups equipped as standard. If we pass behind, it is worth noting some new taillights that receive new black edges. The LED taillights are optional and have a Premium Black exterior finish. These new features apply to each of the versions and / or variants that make up the new Fiesta range: Trend, Titanium, ST-Line, Active and Vignale.
Each of the versions that make up the offer sports its own characteristic features. The models Trend
and Titanium They feature an upper grille with horizontal lines and a chrome frame. They are also equipped with side vents and, in the case of the Titanium series, the horizontal bars of the upper grille are also chrome-plated.
The new Fiesta ST-Line
takes inspiration from Ford’s Performance division. Bring out part of the character that this model hides. It differs from other versions by its new upper grille with a deeper insert and a gloss black honeycomb finish. In addition, the side vents are finished in the body color.
The most adventurous alternative in the range is the new Fiesta Active, the “crossoverized” variant. It is distinguished by more robust design features that give it an adventurous character. The grille has glossy black vertical lines and matches perfectly with the plastic fenders that protect the underside of the body. To this must be added some roof bars and an over-raised suspension.
The Vignale package
It is available for all series except the Trend finish. It equips the Fiesta with exclusive 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels and higher-quality materials and finishes.
On the other hand, and if that was not enough, the level of customization has also been increased Seven new alloy wheel designs and two new body colors have been added. Boundless Blue and Beautiful Berry shades.
The interior and technology of the new Ford Fiesta 2022
Leaving aside the exterior, if we venture into the cabin of the new Fiesta we will be enveloped by a digital and connected environment. Once settled in the driving position we will find a digital instrument cluster with 12.3-inch TFT display. In the center console there is a 8 inch touch screen through which the SYNC 3 infotainment system is operated.
FordPass Connect modem technology allows some control over the vehicle from a distance. Locator, door lock / unlock, remote start, etc… In addition, the multimedia system itself includes various digital online services. All this together with compatibility with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The list of driving assistance systems has been enlarged. The opposite direction alert has been added. To this technology is added the adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function, speed sign recognition, Active Park Assist system, blind spot information, cross traffic alert, lane keeping aid and pre-collision assistant with active braking, among others. systems.
The engines of the new Ford Fiesta 2022
On the mechanical side, the new Fiesta maintains its commitment to electrification. That is why the EcoBoost Hybrid technology it is kept in the portfolio. In addition, and continuing with the proposal of the outgoing model, there will be no diesel options in the range. It will be available alongside a range of 48-volt light hybrid electrification (MHEV) gasoline engines with or without.
The 1.0-liter EcoBoost Hybrid engine offered in versions of 125 hp and 155 hp, both associated with a six-speed manual gearbox. A seven-speed Powershift dual-clutch automatic gearbox is also available for the 125 hp engine. In addition, a 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine with 100 hp also available with a six-speed manual transmission.
The range of engines of the new Ford Fiesta 2022
All engines have a front-wheel drive configuration. Through a driving mode selector It is possible to choose between the Normal, Sport and Eco profiles, to adapt the behavior of the vehicle according to our needs. In addition, the new Fiesta Active has Trail and Slippery modes. The range will be crowned by the new Ford Fiesta ST, the model that reaches 200 hp and also echoes the news that we have discussed throughout this article.