If one were to get a small car, he would want it to be the most complete. Complete means an affordable price, good fuel rating, decent amount of passenger and cargo space, and an abundance of interior and safety features. All of that can be found in the 2013 Ford Fiesta, which might just be the best in the small car category. There is only one engine configuration for the 2013 Fiesta, a 1.6L engine capable of 120hp and 112 lbs. of torque. It certainly doesn’t pack much power and speed. The fuel rating however is one of the best among small cars which is at 29 mpg city/39 mpg on the highway.
The 2013 Fiesta has 15.4 ft3 of cargo space, expandable up to 26 ft3 by folding down the rear seats. Critics praised the design of the Fiesta’s interior, saying it has one of the best designs for its class.
Standard interior features include air-conditioning, tilting telescopic steering wheel, and a 4-speaker stereo system. The dashboard is equipped with Ford Sync infotainment system which is activated with voice commands. Sync has Bluetooth, USB/iPod connectivity for streaming music, and is capable of receiving SMS.
Optional features that can be added include leather seats, a moon-roof, keyless entry, heated mirrors and seats, cruise control, a trip computer and satellite radio.
The 2013 Fiesta got good marks in safety and crash tests, which also included tests in frontal/side impact test and also a rollover test. Standard safety features include seven airbags composed of front side, rear side curtain and knee airbags. It has antilock disc and drum brakes, stability/traction control and child safety locks.
The 2013 Fiesta is priced from $13,800 to $18,700. It is definitely worth buying, thanks to its great fuel rating and also a nice interior. Overall, it is pretty balanced in almost every area and that makes it as probably the best choice for a small car.