hi there, am looking through my fiesta options and trying to figure
out why ford would offer 2 engines with similar horsepower: 1.25 16v
at 75HP and 1.4 16v at 80HP (link a) .max speed of 1.4 is only 2mph
more than 1.25 but mpg for extra urban is 15% worse.
playing with the ford configurator(link b) i see you have to pay 300
stg more to get the 1.4 (fiesta also comes with 1.6 or 2.0litre if
does the 1.4 have any subtle advantages over the 1.25? i am mainly
interested in fuel economy but i dont want my car to stall when i
on the a/c
b) http://www2.fordconnection.com/fordconnection/en_GB/pv/configPopup.do ...
British Ford offers the Ka (very small), Fiesta (Small car- something
vaguely like the Aspire I think), Focus (mid-size, European focus is
1.4 or 1.6 engine mainly) and the Mondeo (big, vaguely like a US
Fusion I think).
Just to confuse an international group like this they also offer
another small car called 'Fusion' which is based on the Fiesta,
nothing like a US fusion
OP, I can't see any obvious advantages in a 1.4 litre, especially if
fuel economy is your main concern. Diesel might be worth a look if you
really want to save the juice-they do 70 mpg outside town.
Indeed. I think it's rather silly the smallest car Ford offer you is
currently the 2.0 liter Focus.
I love small Ford cars, I was quite pleased to see hear about a
Fiesta launch in the US.
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