The smaller alternative to a sedan is the niche of the 2015 Ford Fiesta ST. Since its previous year model received dynamic styling updates, the latest generation hosts alterations that are useful but limited.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST Emgine
The high performance Fiesta ST hosts a power train that is headed up by a four cylinder 1.6 liter EcoBoost that is capable of 197 horsepower with 214 pound per feet of torque while in over boost mode. The engine option is intelligently mated with a six speed manual gearbox that is able to accommodate updates to the tires (the standard is summer performance), steering and braking. According to industry insiders, when dealing with lesser trim levels, the ride is more boisterous and rigid due to the engine choice and pairing.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST Design
The latest Fiesta received a refreshing to its look with its new grille and the hatchback versions of the ST have become better looking and sportier with its two body styles. Unfortunately for those that are unwavering fans of sedans, the Fiesta ST is only available as a five door, sporty hot hatch. The ST’s Sound Symposer (which is a tube that pipes intake noise into the vehicle’s cabin for a tone that is sportier) assist when you are really on it to create a mood.
The interior of the vehicle makes quite an impression upon consumers with its textures and colors that are very well coordinated. The base seats, however, tend to be on the unsupportive and flat side and the rear seats are not able to be folded flat in order to provide additional storage. The Fiesta ST is able to make quite a memorable first impression with consumers due to its most recent upgrades to its interior for the 2015 model year.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST Specs
The Recaros of the 2015 Ford Fiesta ST provides just enough support for all day cruising or a venture along mountain roads that can be quite demanding. Also included with the ST trim level of the vehicle is the American automaker’s most advanced system for the controlling of audio, connectivity and navigation; which is known as MyFord Touch. The system is adjoined to a touchscreen system and voice commands. According to industry insiders, the cargo area of the hatchback is not as plentiful as its greatest competitors.
This trim level and model version of the Fiesta is what has been widely recommended by insiders and critics alike as the “ultimate spice” option for the line. The duo toned Recaros seating will drive the cost an additional $1,999); and according to enthusiasts and insiders, the seats are worth each cent and more; due to their deep thigh bolsters that smartly eliminate every morsel of slipping.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST Price
The base price of the subcompact American made vehicle is a comfortable resident of the $22,195 neighborhood. The 2015 Ford Fiesta ST is priced just a top the Fiat 500 Abarth and the Mini Cooper S; but with its duo of extra doors it is more practical than its competition that is merely outfitted with three doors. The vehicle further pulls away from the Fiat with its ability to achieve a 0 to 60 mph acceleration within a meager 7.0 seconds.