2015 Ford Fiesta ST continues tradition of this legendary Ford model in producing sport model of this worldwide recognized hatchback. Ford Fiesta was first made in 1976 and in the beginning it was also sold in United States before it was discontinued in 1980. Since then it was only sold worldwide and produced in various countries around the world. This Ford model could be the all time best selling Ford model line. In 2001 Fiesta switched to its sixth generation and together with a regular model, ST model was launched which represents more performance oriented vehicle. It was launched 3 years after the generation switch and it debuted on 2004 Geneva Motor Show.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST changes
Ford Fiesta is known to be an affordable small car, easy to ride and park through narrow European streets. Its exterior design in 2015, especially with ST model looks little bit too fast and furious for a subcompact. It comes with new narrower headlights, trapezoid grille, futuristic looking side mirrors and longer rear spoiler that comes only with ST model. Same goes for dual exhaust system and 17 inch alloy wheels. This trim looks much sportier than the regular Fiesta and with all the changes it went through in this model year it surely deserves praise from performance oriented community.
Interior doesn’t defer much from the regular Fiesta. ST trim comes with leather upholstery and 8 speaker audio system. There’s also a SONY AUDIO system with HD radio, 6,5 inch touch screen display, MyFord Touch infotainment system that comes with SYNC application, Bluetooth and important MyKey application. This application allows parents to set the speed limit and audio volume that is especially important with performance oriented vehicles like Ford Fiesta ST. Interior design is solid, it comes in two tones, predominantly black with some screaming orange that gives contrast and it placed on the seat covers. Materials used in making ST’s interior are more luxury than the ones used for making basic models.
2015 Ford Fiesta ST 0-60 specs
This is Fiesta’s most powerful and sportiest trim level. It comes with top of the line 1,6 turbocharged EcoBoost 4- cylinder engine that can pump more than 70 hp more than regular model delivers. It produces 197 HP at 6,000 rmp and 202 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rmp. It comes only with 6-speed manual transmission and front wheel drive (automatic transmission is available in regular trims only). With this kind of powertrain it runs from 0-60 in 7.1 seconds which makes it the quickest car in class. EPA estimated fuel economy for the 2015 Ford fiesta ST is 29 mpg combined (26/35 city/highway).
Sporty Ford Fiesta ST price
Price of 2015 Ford Fiesta ST model is higher than you will pay for regular model, but with all the performance oriented exterior features and much more powerful drivetrain it pays off if you are a sped and acceleration freak. Price for base ST model starts little above $22,000 and goes up depending on the additional options you choose.