Ford adding three-cylinder engine to its small Fiesta

by Chris Woodyard and Fred Meier
November 19, 2012

Ford today named the subcompact Fiesta, its smallest car, as the first and perhaps only vehicle for now in the U.S., to get its new three-cylinder turbocharged engine, its smallest powerplant…

At 123 horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. of torque, the turbo 1-liter engine should have plenty of pep for pushing around the subcompact Fiesta: Ford says it will have the power of a standard four-cylinder engine, only with with better fuel economy.

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