Ford of Europe starts production of new 2012 Ford Fiesta Econetic, which is the most economical model in the range. Under the hood, the new 2012 Ford Fiesta Econetic runs Duratorq TDCi diesel engine 1.6 liter, 95 bhp and maximum torque of 205 Nm. Produced in Ford’s German plant in Cologne, the organic version of content with an average of 3.3 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers and emits 87 grams of CO2 per kilometer. The car will be available to the body three-and five-door.
2012 Ford Fiesta Econetic enjoys great popularity in Europe and the Econetic version of the technology further enhance the attractiveness of this model, offering high performance fuels and environmentally friendly,” said Stephen Odell, CEO and president of Ford of Europe. “Customers appreciate the fact that the changes did not negatively affect the quality of Ford’s typical of this small car.
In the new model from Ford’s Econetic technology used such systems, such as Auto-Start-Stop, charging from regenerative braking, fuel-efficient engine operation mode and the indicator light EcoMode shifting. Ford engineers also introduced changes in the control unit for engine and optimized gear ratio. Finishing off the elements are reducing air resistance: lowered suspension, chassis cover, wheel fairings and tires with low rolling resistance.
The end of 2012 half the cars in the European range will be offered in the Ford Econetic version, while in 2013 two thirds of cars already on the entire range will have their green counterparts. The manufacturer shall in this way, his plan, which commits itself to reducing CO2 emissions across the fleet by 30 percent between 2006 – 2020.