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2013 Ford Fiesta Van Offers New Design and More Technologies

Posted by Lidia Todorova on 28 December 2012

2013 Ford Fiesta Van is agile and stylish and in addition delivers great fuel efficiency and segment-first technologies. In particular, all diesel engines in the new model achieve under 100g/km CO2 emissions and 76.4 mpg.

Moreover, the Fiesta ECOnetic Van includes improved fuel-saving technologies which deliver 87g/km CO2 emissions and 85.6mpg. The vehicle has a practical 1.0 cubic meter load space. The load compartment includes a secure steel bulkhead and four cargo tie-down hooks, plus a tough rubber floor mat and durable sidewall trim. The load length is exactly 1.3 meters and the gross payload ranges from 485-508kg.

Fiesta Van comes with powertrain choices: the 75 PS 1.5-litre Duratorq TDCi, 95 PS 1.6-litre Duratorq TDCi and the 82 PS 1.25-litre Duratec petrol units. The Fiesta Van with the ultra-efficient 95 PS 1.6-litre Duratorq TDCi powertrain includes as a standard Auto-Start-Stop, lowered suspension, aerodynamic rear under-tray and wheel trims, and low rolling resistance tyres.

Ford's driver assistance and safety features includes a number of important technologies such as Ford MyKey and Ford SYNC. The latter comes with Emergency Assistance, whcih directly connects the vehicle occupants to local emergency services operators after a possible accident.

In addition, here is to be found the Active City Stop system, which is designed to help drivers avoid low speed collisions. Other convenience features are also offered: Hill Start Assist, Easy Fuel and Rear View Camera.

The Fiesta Van also features a sharper design inspired by the latest Ford global design philosophy and concept vehicles, including laser-cut headlamps incorporating LED technology, power-dome bonnet and 17-inch alloy wheels (optionally).

In terms of interior, it is more ergonomic and reconfigured: it comes with relocated switch-gear, a new centre-console with arm-rest and new materials, interfaces and displays.

Source: Ford