2011 Ford Fiesta SES Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2011 Ford Fiesta - Road Test Specs

2011 Ford Fiesta Hatchback

(1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)


Model year2011
StyleSES 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
Base MSRP$17,795
Options on test vehicleUpgrade Package ($795 -- includes keyless ignition/entry, heated front seats, chrome exterior accents, perimeter alarm); Leather Seating ($715); Power Moonroof ($695).
As-tested MSRP$20,000


Drive typeFront-wheel Drive
Engine typeInline-4
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,596cc (97cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Redline (rpm)6,000
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)120 @ 6,350
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)112 @ 5,000
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I=3.917; II=2.429; III=1.436; IV=1.021; V=0.867; VI=0.702; R=3.507; Final=3.895 for I, II, V and VI, 4.353 for III, IV and R


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut
Suspension, rearTorsion beam
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.3
Tire typeAll season front and rear
Tire size, front195/50R16
Tire size, rear195/50R16
Wheel size16 inches front and rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, front10.2-inch ventilated disc
Brakes, rear7.2-inch drum

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)0

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)29 city/38 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)12.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,575
Length (in.)160.1
Width (in.)67.8
Height (in.)58.0
Wheelbase (in.)98.0
Track, front (in.)57.7
Track, rear (in.)57.7
Turning circle (ft.)34.4
Legroom, front (in.)42.2
Legroom, rear (in.)31.2
Headroom, front (in.)39.1
Headroom, rear (in.)37.2
Shoulder room, front (in.)52.7
Shoulder room, rear (in.)49.0
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)15.4


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years/60,000 miles


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Knee airbagsDriver only
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Rollover protectionSide curtain airbag, rollover sensor
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested

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