2012 Ford Fiesta SE
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Engine Type

Gas I4

MPG (City/Highway)

29/38

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$15,670

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Summary

The Ford Fiesta SE comes equipped with a powerful 1.6L I-4 120hp engine, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission for smooth shifts. Safety is a priority with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags, and a driver knee airbag. Feel confident with the airbag occupancy sensor, ensuring all passengers are protected. Enjoy the comfort of air conditioning and the convenience of power mirrors. The Fiesta SE also features 15″ steel wheels, ABS and driveline traction control, and AdvanceTrac electronic stability for enhanced handling on the road.

2012 Ford Fiesta SE price

Base MSRP

$15,670

Delivery charges

$795

Invoice price

$15,110

Total price

$16,465

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Overall

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Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)

Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2012 Ford Fiesta SE warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2012 Ford Fiesta SE Colors

Interior Colors
Charcoal Black w/Unique Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Blue Accent w/Unique Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black/Plum Red w/Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black/Cashmere w/Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats...
Exterior Colors
Race Red
Lime Squeeze Metallic
Black
Tuxedo Black Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic...
Violet Gray
Oxford White
Yellow Blaze Metallic Tri-coat
Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas I4
Engine Size (l) 1.60
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement (cc) 1,600
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower (rpm) 6,350
Horsepower (hp) 120
Torque (rpm) 5,000
Torque Lb (ft) 112
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 11
Bore (mm) 79
Bore (in) 3.11

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 12
Grade 45.42

Mileage

EPA City Economy 29
EPA Highway Economy 38
EPA Combined Economy 33
Cruising Range City (mi) 336
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 456

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic With Auto-Shift
First Gear Ratio 3.85
Second Gear Ratio 2.04
Third Gear Ratio 1.28
Fourth Gear Ratio 0.95
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.76
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.61
Final Drive Axle Ratio 4.07

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD-
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 160.12
Overall Width (in) 67.80
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 67.80
Overall Height (in) 57.99
Track Width Front (in) 57.70
Track Width Rear (in) 57.70
Wheelbase (in) 97.99

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 85.10
Front Head Room (in) 39.10
Rear Head Room (in) 37.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.70
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 49
Front Leg Room (in) 42.20
Rear Leg Room (in) 31.20
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 15
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 26
Cargo Volume With Rear Seat Down (cu.ft) 20.60
Cargo Volume With Rear Seat Up (cu.ft) 15.40

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 2,537

Steering

Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 14.30
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 34.40
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 17.20

Trailering

Braking

Type Pwr
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Drum Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 10.20

Tires

Front Tire Size P185/65R15
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson Strut
Front Type Extended w/Coil Springs
Rear Type Twist Beam
Rear Type Extended w/Coil Springs

Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Score 8
Air Pollution Score 6

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  • Recall Date 06/08/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V331000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape And C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln Mkz, And 2015 Mkc Vehicles. These Vehicles Were Previously Recalled And Repaired Under Recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 Or 17V-210, However The Repair May Not Have Been Completed Properly. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break Making The Doors Difficult To Latch And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Latch Date Codes To Confirm If The Repair Was Done Correctly, And Replace The Side Door Latches If Necessary, Free Of Charge. Owners Will Also Have The Option To Inspect Their Own Vehicle'S Door Latches And Enter The Date Codes Into A Website To Determine If The Latches Are Correct. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On July 27, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S30.

  • Recall Date 04/24/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V246000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Notified The Agency On April 23, 2015, That They Are Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion And Lincoln Mkz Vehicles Manufactured July 1, 2012, To May 31, 2013, And 2012-2014 Fiesta Vehicles Manufactured February 1, 2012, To May 31, 2013. On April 30, 2015, Ford Expanded The Recall To Cover An Additional 119,567 Vehicles, Including Certain Model Year 2011 Ford Fiestas Manufactured From November 11, 2009, To May 31, 2013 And Certain Model Year 2013 Ford Fusion And Lincoln Mkz Vehicles Manufactured From February 1, 2012, To June 30, 2012. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break Making The Doors Difficult To Latch And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace All Four Door Latches With An Improved Part, Free Of Charge. Interim Notifications Were Mailed To Owners On June 5, 2015. The Recall Began On December 18, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S16.

  • Recall Date 10/05/2012

    Campaign ID; 12V488000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2011-2013 Fiesta Vehicles, Manufactured From November 3, 2009 Through September 21, 2012. The Vehicles Fail To Comply With Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." The Passenger Side Curtain Air Bag Will Not Deploy In The Event Of A Side Impact Collision When The Front Passenger Seat Is Empty. Although The Side Curtain Air Bag System Was Designed To Suppress The Side Curtain Air Bag Under This Scenario, That Information Is Not Explained In The Owner'S Guide For These Vehicles As Required By Fmvss No. 208.

    Recall Consequences

    An Occupant In The Right Rear Seating Position Will Not Have Coverage From The Side Curtain Air Bag In A Side Impact Collision When The Front Passenger Seat Is Empty, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To The Right Rear Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners And Dealers Will Reprogram The Vehicle'S Software Free Of Charge So That It No Longer Suppresses The Passenger Side Curtain Air Bag When The Front Passenger Seat Is Empty, And Consistent With The Description In The Owner'S Guide. The Safety Recall Began On October 26, 2012. Owner'S May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

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