2014 Ford Fiesta at the LA Auto Show
NOV
30

The 2013 LA Auto Show opens to the public on November 30, 2012, but we invited Andre and Yvonne Porter to come to the media preview and act as Ford Social citizen journalists! They were selected through the Random Acts of Fusion, and were treated to their own private auto show right in their front yard not too long ago. They said yes to our invite to be citizen journalists at the LA Auto show, so we flew them to Los Angeles and snagged credentials to get them into the show.

Their video report from the show is above, focusing on the 2014 Ford Fiesta which was shown in the U.S. market for the first time at this show. Ford Fiesta U.S. Marketing Manager, Liz Elser, answered the questions that Andrew and Yvonne thought that you, their fellow Ford fans, would want to ask if you were given this exclusive access.

The new Fiesta, will boast a projected EPA-estimated 40 mpg-plus fuel economy rating with the available 1.0-liter EcoBoost® engine, an exciting new look and special features and technology that will make it fun to drive.

A new MyFord Touch® system with 6.5-inch touch screen that features enhanced voice control will be available, as will be MyKey® that lets owners configure maximum speed and audio volume limits. It also mutes the audio until the seat belts are fastened.

The Ford Transit Wagon was also shown for the first time in the U.S., and customers will be able to choose between five- and seven-passenger configurations. Two fuel-efficient four-cylinder engines will be available: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an optional 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine that is estimated to deliver an EPA-estimated 30 mpg-plus on the highway.

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19 COMMENTS ON THIS ARTICLE
Bob B Touche Zach P ! The 3 door ST is what I would really like to see! At last the 2014 ST with EcoBoost is "available Spring 2013" , I've been waiting for this powertrain since Ford reintroduced the Fiesta to the American market. Can we preorder now?
1 year(s) ago via
Norm G it's cute... Do you have a front engine rear drive?
1 year(s) ago via
john s Another underpowered FORD.
1 year(s) ago via
Michael B This is great. I can't wait to drive one of these 0:)
1 year(s) ago via
Morris L As a 2011 Ford Fiesta SES owner, I am dismayed and annoyed by the changes I just read. I was looking for a nice cheap sports car like the Focus ST, not a child safety soccer mom car. Boring! Sigh...
1 year(s) ago via
Hamad The best performance small sedan / hatchback ford in my opinion for sure.
1 year(s) ago via
Zach P Liz, one question, Where the hell is the fiesta 3 door? I, like many other younger people will not buy one until you offer a 3 door version like you do in virtually every other country.
1 year(s) ago via
Larry T Thanks for the information Mr and Mrs Porter. I am going to buy two for my Kids because of the My Key option asa soon as they are available.
1 year(s) ago via
I love it can't wait to get one of my own. congrats!
1 year(s) ago via
Brit B Seems like a nice new car congrats and good job you guys !
1 year(s) ago via
Tim & Richelle Mangum Tim & Richelle M. Nice job. Learned some new things about the 2014 Ford Fiesta.
1 year(s) ago via
Pat Love it - you are both such "superstars"! It was also great seeing you when you were here!. Love ya.
1 year(s) ago via
Harry I Michael, I just bought a Ford Fiesta two weeks ago and I love.
1 year(s) ago via
Brad B Hey Ford ! First congrats to the Porters, great interview on a great car. I know the Porters had a grand time at the LA Auto Show. I had the privilege of being a guest of the Ford Social at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. How about letting the Porters do a video interview on the new C-Max models. Ordered my C-Max yesterday at my dealer, Dunn - Benson Ford. Again congrats to the Porters.
1 year(s) ago via
Jim C Way to go Andre and Yvonne. Great job, and I sttill want an autograph.
1 year(s) ago via
Kristin P Awesome job, Mom and Dad! When are we moving to Hollywood?! Lol. Proud of you guys! Love, your daughter
1 year(s) ago via
Jennifer A I dont own a Ford Fusion...but would LOVE to.
1 year(s) ago via
Scott M got some ford nuts around here that would like this.
1 year(s) ago via
Michael D I have a Fiesta and love it.
1 year(s) ago via
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