FORD

FORD FIESTA

Modern, sleek and eye-catching, the Ford Fiesta stands out in a crowd.

For drivers who look for comfort, durability and fuel-efficiency, the Ford Fiesta is your vehicle of choice.  The Ford Fiesta was built for day-to-day travelling to and from work.

To make yours decision making easier, we present you with the key benefits and features of three Ford models, with a special focus on one – the Fiesta.

Ford Fiesta models are fitted with fuel efficient engines, exclusive model specific designs and outstanding performance features, giving you the ultimate day-to-day driving experience.

Ford Model Comparison

The following three Ford models have been selected for comparison based on ours and fellow Ford owners’ experiences:

Ford FiestaFord FocusFord Figo
Engine1.0 turbo1.0 turbo1.5
Transmission5-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual5-Speed Manual
Power @ RPM929282
Torque @ RPM170170136
All-Wheel Drive (AWD)n/aPart-timen/a
Power steeringYesYesYes
Air-conditioningYesYesYes
Cruise controlYesYes 
Park Distance ControlOpt rearOpt front + rear (opt rear camera / opt park assist)Rear + rear camera
Central lockingKeylessRemoteRemote
 

Key Features of the Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta boasts all the key features you would expect in a Ford Hatchback vehicle for ultimate peace of mind, style and comfort when you drive off the lot:

Safety

  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS): The Ford Fiesta includes an anti-locking braking system, preventing the wheels from locking, giving you full control of your vehicle in emergency situations.
  • Airbags: Fitted with up to seven airbags (depending on the model), safety is a key feature in the Ford Fiesta instilling comfort and trust in the vehicle.
  • Reinforced frame: The Ford Fiesta is fitted with boron steel, four times stronger than super high-strength steel, creating an additional level of safety in the event of a collision.
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD): The Ford Fiesta is equipped with the electronic brake force distribution technology, it automatically varies the distribution amount of force applied to each of the wheels, based on numerous factors eg. Road conditions speed etc.

Performance

  • EcoMode: The Ford Fiesta 1.0L is fitted with an EcoMode feature that enables the driver to track the fuel consumption and adjust their driving accordingly.
  • Transmission: The Ford Fiesta delivers a five-speed power shift transmission. Power shifting automatically selects the appropriate gears for precise gear changing for optimal performance and speed.

Technology

  • SYNC: Call friends or family, and play or stream music wirelessly with SYNC – a feature that helps you navigate media options, hands-free. SYNC now enables the driver to experience one on one interaction instilling a sense of human quality to an inanimate object/feature.
  • Power-assisted Steering: The Ford Fiesta is fitted with the power-assisted steering that adjusts the “weightiness” of the steering wheel for optimum control, the Fiesta even adapts to road and climate conditions for safety.
  • Power Start: Simply place your foot on the brake, press the start button and head out on the open road. This feature has sped up the process of starting up the engine, in case of emergency or time-trail.
  • Hill-Launch Assist: Hill-launch Assist automatically applies brakes and maintains low speeds to ensure maximum control on steep hills for optimal safety for the driver and passengers.

Design

  • Automatic Headlights: These headlights sense when they need to be on in low visibility conditions, ensuring safety for the driver and their passengers.

Exclusive Hatchback Comparison

The Ford Fiesta is highly ranked in its class for performance, driving experience and design. If you enjoy top performance at an affordable price, the Ford Fiesta is the model of choice.

Here are the top three performance Hatchback’s listed in the same category, within the same price range:

Ford FiestaVW Polo Toyota Yaris
Engine1.0 turbo1.4 turbo diesel1.6
Transmission5-Speed Manual5-Speed Manual4-Speed Automatic
Power @ RPM926673
Torque @ RPM170160125
All-Wheel Drive (AWD)n/aPart-timen/a
Power steeringYesYesYes
Air-conditioningYesYesYes
Cruise controlYesoptn/a
Park Distance ControlOpt rearOpt. front + rearRear + rear camera
Central lockingKeylessRemoteRemote
 

FORD RANGER

Striking design and advanced safety puts the Ford Ranger at the forefront of modern bakkies.

For those with selective taste in cars, Ford offers a unique type of driving experience on and off road, emphasising comfort, performance and safety.

To make your decision easier, we present you with the key benefits and features of three Ford SUV models, with a special focus on one – the Ford Ranger.

These Fords are fitted with advanced technology features, high-performance engines, functional storage areas and enhanced driving features.

Ford Model Comparison

The following three Ford models have been selected for comparison based on ours and fellow Ford owners’ experiences:

Ford Ranger Double CabFord Ranger Single CabFord Ranger Super Cab
Engine2.2 Turbo Diesel2.2 Turbo Diesel2.2 Turbo Diesel
Transmission6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual
Power maximum (kW)118118118
Torque @ RPM385385385
Acceleration 0-100 kmh (s)n/an/an/a
All-wheel Driven/an/an/a
Power steeringYesYesYes
Air-conditioningYesYesYes
Cruise controlAdaptiven/aAdaptive
Park Distance Controlfront + rear + cameran/an/a
Central lockingRemoteRemoteRemote
 

Key Features of the Ford Ranger

Safety

  • Braking technologies: A standard for all Ford Ranger models is Brake Assist and an Anti-Skid Braking System (ABS), an intelligent emergency braking system that will help stop your vehicle in case of an emergency.
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD): The Ford Ranger is equipped with electronic brake force distribution, an intelligent brake force feature that automatically varies the distribution amount of force applied to each of the wheels, based on numerous factors including road conditions, speed, etc.
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC): The Ford Ranger features a computerised technology system that improves the vehicle’s stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction, increasing safety for the driver and passengers.
  • Security: The Ford Ranger is protected with an array of features, such as remote control central locking, 2-stage unlocking and flip key entry making safety a key feature of the Ranger.

Performance

  • Hill Descent Control and Hill Assist: The Ford Ranger is equipped with Hill Descent Control (HDC), helping you monitor speed, throttle and braking when travelling downhill. Plus, Hill Start Assist (HSA), keeps your brakes applied for a short period of time after you have lifted your foot from the pedal.
  • Fuel efficiency: Both the petrol and diesel engines offer improved fuel consumption and lower CO2
  • Four wheel drive: The Ford Ranger’s four wheel drive gives you easy handling both on- and off-road for optimal control.

Technology

  • Media Display: Inside every Ford Ranger is a multifunctional display audio system that includes a CD player, USB, AUX and Bluetooth connectivity. This, coupled with the superior sound quality of six speaker sound in all Double-Cab XL models, will keep you rocking to the beat.

Design

  • Side steps: The Ford Ranger offers easy access when entering or leaving the vehicle with the integrated metallic side steps.

Off-road SUV Comparison

The Ford Ranger is highly ranked in its class for performance, travelling experience and off-road durability. If you enjoy off-road travelling, the Ford Ranger is the model of choice.

Here are the top three SUVs listed in the same category, within the same price range:

 

Ford RangerToyota HiluxIsuzu KB
Engine2.2 turbo diesel2.4 turbo diesel3.0 turbo diesel
Transmission6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual 5-Speed Automatic
Power maximum (kW)118110130
Torque @ RPM385400380
Acceleration 0-100 kmh (s)n/a13.2n/a
All-wheel Driven/an/an/a
Power steeringYesYesYes
Air-conditioningYesYesYes
Cruise controlAdaptiveYesYes
Park Distance Controlfront + rear + camera rear + rear camera
Central lockingRemoteRemoteKeyless