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The 2012 Ford Fiesta comes as four door sedan or five door hatchback, all with the same 120 hp 1.6-liter four cylinder engine. The standard transmission is a 5 speed manual; optional is the 6 speed twin clutch, electrically shifted, automated manual ($1,095).
Fiesta S sedan ($13,200) comes standard with air conditioning, cloth upholstery, a new driver's-seat armrest, 60/40 split fold down rear seatback, four speaker, 40 watt AM/FM stereo, power door locks and outside mirrors with new spotter mirror, carpeted front floor mats,rear seat heat ducts, and cloth door panel trim. Steel wheels with a eight spoke hubcap wear 185/65R15 tires. Options include a convenience package ($495) combining a CD/MP3 player with remote keyless entry and auto lock doors.
Fiesta SE ($14,500) comes with the Fiesta S convenience package content plus upgraded upholstery, metallic painted interior trim accents, power windows, trip computer, and 195/60R15 tires, still on steel wheels. Option packages include SYNC entertainment center with six speakers and 80 watts, redundant audio controls on the steering wheel and USB equipped center console ($595), and a sport appearance group ($545) that includes painted aluminum wheels, cruise control, LED running lamps and deck lid spoiler. Or bundle the two packages together for significant savings ($895).
Fiesta SEL ($16,600) has everything that is standard and optional on the S and the SE, plus rear seat floor mats, seven color ambient lighting, a second, rear seat auxiliary power point, auto dim rearview mirror, SIRIUS satellite radio, and leather wrapped steering wheel. Fiesta SEL comes with 195/50R16 tires on painted aluminum wheels. An option group adds chrome external trim, heated front seats, perimeter alarm and keyless door unlock/pushbutton start/stop ($795).
The Fiesta hatchback has two trim levels, SE ($15,500) and SES ($17,500). Standard equipment on the SE hatchback tracks the SE sedan's, as does the available package combining SYNC with a stereo upgrade ($595). Also available is the sport appearance group ($295) and a package combining both packages ($695), both cost less because the hatchback comes standard with a spoiler. Fiesta SES is equipped similarly to SEL and offers the same upgrade package, described above, for the same price ($795).
The 2012 Fiesta SES hatchback offers a new premium sport appearance package ($795) with polished alloy wheels, blacked-out trim, and on manual-transmission models a numerically higher final drive ratio. Also new is a two-tone leather option ($925), available in black-and-red or black-and-white, on the 2012 Fiesta SEL sedan and 2012 Fiesta SES hatchback. Single-tone leather is available in plum, cashmere, and black.
Options include a power sunroof ($745), keyless entry keypad ($95), illuminated interior accessories ($410), cargo organizer ($115), and various appearance items.
The Super Fuel Economy Package, or SFE, for the Fiesta SE hatchback ($395) and sedan ($695) comprises cruise control, partial grille blockers, side air deflectors, underbody shields and 195/60R15 T-rated (low rolling resistance) tires. It is available only with the automatic transmission, and it boosts EPA-estimated Highway fuel economy to 40 mpg.
Safety equipment that comes standard includes seven airbags, with dual stage frontal, front seat side impact, side curtain and driver knee, antilock brakes, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system, and child safety seat anchors (LATCH).