The Good The MyFord Touch system in the 2014 Ford Fiesta makes a good interface for music and the hands-free phone system, while its voice command system is one of the best in the business. Average fuel economy hits the mid-30s.
The Bad The navigation system renders maps slowly and doesn't compensate for GPS signal loss. MyFord Touch and Sync AppLink are mutually exclusive features.
The Bottom Line With its 1.6-liter engine, the 2014 Ford Fiesta makes for a mild-mannered urban runabout, but Sync and MyFord Touch add some compelling tech features.
The little Fiesta gets Ford's big-time tech
Editor's note: Ford revised its EPA fuel economy numbers for the 2014 Ford Fiesta. The new numbers show fuel economy of 28 mpg in city and 36 mpg on the highway. This review has been updated to reflect the new numbers.
Being a city dweller, I appreciate the small footprint of the 2014 Ford Fiesta. I was able to sneak this small hatchback down narrow streets, slip around double-parked trucks, and, most importantly, find parking.
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