The official EPA (that's short for Environmental Protection Agency) numbers for Ford's highly anticipated new Fiesta are in.
According to the agency's calculations, the 2011 Fiesta with Ford's new six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission achieves an EPA certified 40mpg highway and 29mpg city (equal to 5.9lt and 8.1 lt/100km respectively).
The five-speed manual transmission model is EPA rated at 37 mpg highway and and 29 mpg city.
Both the automatic and manual transmission variants of the new Fiesta are equipped with the same naturally-aspirated, 1.6-liter Duratec Ti-VCT four-cylinder petrol engine that delivers an output of 120-horsepower.
The U.S.-spec 2011 Fiesta goes on sale in four-door sedan and five-door hatchback body styles in a few weeks time with prices starting from $13,995, including destination charges, for the basic sedan model.
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