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FORD Fiesta 5 Doors Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 11
First production year: 1989
Engines: Mild hybrid, Gasoline, Diesel, Natural gas
Body style: Hatchback
 

2021 - Present

Ford refreshed the Fiesta Active model in 2021 and enhanced its drivetrain with electrified versions while it dropped the turbodiesel engines on the way. In 2017, Ford introduced the seventh generation of the Fiesta lineup and added a crossover version named Active. The carmaker tried to compete against the market leader Renault Captur, which was also based on a small-segment vehicle, the Cli...

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mild hybrid engines:

  FORD Fiesta Active 1.0L EcoBoost 48V 6MT (125 HP)

  FORD Fiesta Active 1.0L EcoBoost 48V 6MT (155 HP)

  FORD Fiesta Active 1.0L EcoBoost 48V 7AT (125 HP)

gasoline engines:

  FORD Fiesta Active 1.0L EcoBoost 6MT (100 HP)

  FORD Fiesta Active 1.0L EcoBoost 6MT (125 HP)

2018 - Present

The small hot-hatch industry is a trend that gathers more and more fans around the world. Ford has launched a new version of the Fiesta ST in 2018, with more power and fewer cylinders. But it is not a slow car in its class. The Fiesta ST looks a little bit angrier than the other siblings. There are a different bumper and a different grille. It can also be equipped with full LED headlights. On...

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gasoline engines:

  FORD Fiesta ST 1.5L EcoBoost 6MT (200 HP)

2017 - 2021

In 2017, Ford showed its new generation Fiesta as a full lineup, in four versions: 3 and 5 doors, Fiesta Active as a crossover and the performance-inspired ST-line. For those who want more luxury from a small vehicle, Ford introduced the Vignale trim. Fiesta is also the first Ford vehicle to feature a premium Bang&Olufsen Sound System, and for the first time offers an openable panoramic glas...

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2017 - 2021

Ford introduced the Active trim level for the seventh generation Fiesta in 2017 and promised a better ride over bumpy roads and higher ground clearance for safe drives over unpaved roads. While it wasn’t a true SUV, the Fiesta Active was more of a lifestyle vehicle able to cope better with tight parking spots, and its higher ground clearance made it better against curbs. Ford didn’t want ...

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2013 - 2017

Since Ford Fiesta’s introduction on the market in 1976, the small vehicle grew in size and was constantly improved in every aspect, enjoying great success along the years. Since its launch until 2013, the Fiesta was sold in more than 15 million units around the world. A major facelift of the sixth generation was unveiled to the public in late September 2012 and went on sale in 2013. Just ...

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2008 - 2012

The sixth-generation Ford Fiesta revealed in 2007 at the Frankfurt Motor Show featured Ford’s kinetic design philosophy introduced in 2006. Compared to the previous generation Fiesta, the exterior design was a huge change, expressing agility and attitude. The agile look was given by the big grille on the lower part of the bumper that incorporated the license plate bracket. The sweeping roofli...

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2005 - 2008

Ford introduced the fifth generation of the Fiesta in 2002, and, surprisingly, it came with a refreshed version just three years later. With the 2005 refresh, Ford tried to make its cars safer, and it succeeded. It needed better grades from the EuroNCAP crash tests, which meant more safety systems in the base trim level. Also, worth mentioning that starting with January 2005, all vehicles had...

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2002 - 2005

Ford continued the successful Fiesta range in 2004 with the introduction of the sixth generation. Its small dimensions made it an excellent contender in the small-class segment. With the new wave of vehicles introduced by Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Fiat, and Opel on the market, Ford had to make a bold move and get a front seat on the small-segment sales charts. The Fiesta was a good answer, an...

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1999 - 2002

Ford introduced the fourth generation of the Fiesta in 1995 and refreshed-it in 1999. Although it wasn't a completely new car, it had a totally different face. Ford tried and gained with the New-Edge design language used for the first generation of the Focus and for the sporty little Puma. The idea was to combine long and curved lines in sharp angles. The compact-sized vehicle was such a...

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1995 - 1999

The 1995 Fiesta was one of the best cars in its class when it was introduced, and its main advantages were the low running costs. The fourth-generation Fiesta and the sixth generation of the Escort used the same recipe to use an older platform with a new exterior design. While the Escort was more of a facelift, the Fiesta's design went through a more significant upgrade. The designers...

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1989 - 1995

The third generation of the Fiesta was the first to receive a 5-door version, which led to a huge commercial success on the European market. While the Eastern Europe communist countries were free again, a new market was opened for the car manufacturers. It was perfect timing for Ford to introduce a small, five-door vehicle, which was more affordable than most of the other German vehicles on t...

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