The great American automaker Ford unveiled their latest attempt at turing the U.S. Market towards more compact value minded driving at the Los Angeles Auto Show when they unveiled the domestic version of the Fiesta . When it goes n sale next year, the 2011 Fiesta will be offered in both four and five door body styles with Ford expecting the stylish hatchback to be the big seller.
The 2011 Fiesta is characterized by Ford’s successful kinetic design consisting of a Blue Oval badge framed by a trapezoid grille, headlamps that stretch back into the fenders and accentuate the muscular hood, sculpted front fenders, low roofline and tapering body lines, rear spoiler and dramatic taillamps with honeycomb detailing.
For the U.S. market, the new Fiesta will be offered with a 1.6 Liter DOHC four cylinder engine that delivers an estimated 119 HP and 109 lb-ft of torque that is connected to either a five speed manual or Ford’s latest gas sipping six speed automatic transmission that allows the compact Fiesta to get as much as 40 MPG.
Prices will start at $13,995 for the four door Fiesta S sedan and goes all the way up to $17,795 for the five door Fiesta SES hatchback.
UPDATE 06/03/2010: Check out our review of the 2011 Ford Fiesta byclicking here !
Press release after the jump.