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 |  Sep 25 2012, 5:49 PM

Fuel Economy Promises Deliver, Even with Spirited Driving


Thanks to the stiff suspension, the Fiesta offers a chance to have some fun in the corners, and because of that it is easy to drive quick. Equipped with a 1.6-liter four cylinder that makes 120 hp and 112 lb-ft torque, our test Fiesta returned 33 mpg, the exact combined rating that the automaker claims.

This is refreshing, as many cars fail to meet their EPA rated fuel economy numbers, and reinforces the fact that this hatchback is best suited as a commuter car.