How does a 2019 Ford Fiesta compare to its competition in Safety Near Ellijay, GA?


 
  • North Georgia Ford Journal
  • Aug 11th 2019 - 9 days ago
  • Ellijay, GA
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Compared To Chevrolet Spark 2019



The Fiesta’s blind spot mirrors use wide-angle convex mirrors mounted in the corner of each side view mirror to reveal objects that may be in the driver’s blind spots. The Spark doesn’t offer a system to reveal objects in the driver’s blind spots.

Both the Fiesta and the Spark have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, driver knee airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.




Compared To Kia Rio 2018



The Fiesta’s blind spot mirrors use wide-angle convex mirrors mounted in the corner of each side view mirror to reveal objects that may be in the driver’s blind spots. The Rio doesn’t offer a system to reveal objects in the driver’s blind spots.

The Fiesta (except S) offers optional SYNC, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to get turn-by-turn driving directions or send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Rio doesn’t offer a GPS response system, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Fiesta and the Rio have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding and available rear parking sensors.




Compared To Chevrolet Sonic 2019



Both the Fiesta and the Sonic have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, driver knee airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Chevrolet Sonic:

 

Fiesta

Sonic

 

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

148

152

Neck Injury Risk

25%

31%

Neck Stress

246 lbs.

262 lbs.

Neck Compression

45 lbs.

60 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Chevrolet Sonic:

 

Fiesta

Sonic

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Max Damage Depth

12 inches

14 inches

HIC

180

197

Hip Force

717 lbs.

885 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Toyota Corolla iM 2018



The Fiesta’s blind spot mirrors use wide-angle convex mirrors mounted in the corner of each side view mirror to reveal objects that may be in the driver’s blind spots. The Corolla iM doesn’t offer a system to reveal objects in the driver’s blind spots.

The Fiesta (except S) offers optional SYNC, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to get turn-by-turn driving directions or send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Corolla iM doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Fiesta and the Corolla iM have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, driver knee airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.




Compared To Mazda 3 2018



Both the Fiesta and the Mazda 3 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Mazda 3:

 

Fiesta

Mazda 3

 

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

148

192

Neck Compression

45 lbs.

70 lbs.

 

Passenger

STARS

4 Stars

4 Stars

Chest Compression

.4 inches

.5 inches

Neck Stress

156 lbs.

213 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Mazda 3:

 

Fiesta

Mazda 3

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

130

245

Chest Movement

1.2 inches

1.3 inches

Abdominal Force

210 G’s

276 G’s

Hip Force

413 lbs.

465 lbs.

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Max Damage Depth

12 inches

14 inches

HIC

180

269

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Toyota Prius c 2019



For enhanced safety, the front seat shoulder belts of the Ford Fiesta are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger heights. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Toyota Prius c doesn’t offer height-adjustable seat belts.

The Fiesta’s blind spot mirrors use wide-angle convex mirrors mounted in the corner of each side view mirror to reveal objects that may be in the driver’s blind spots. The Prius c doesn’t offer a system to reveal objects in the driver’s blind spots.

The Fiesta (except S) offers optional SYNC, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to get turn-by-turn driving directions or send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Prius c doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Fiesta and the Prius c have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, driver knee airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Toyota Prius c:

 

Fiesta

Prius c

 

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

148

359

Neck Injury Risk

25%

37%

Neck Stress

246 lbs.

401 lbs.

Neck Compression

45 lbs.

262 lbs.

Leg Forces (l/r)

415/349 lbs.

316/452 lbs.

 

Passenger

STARS

4 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

291

292

Chest Compression

.4 inches

.6 inches

Neck Stress

156 lbs.

270 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Toyota Prius c:

 

Fiesta

Prius c

OVERALL STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

130

216

Chest Movement

1.2 inches

1.4 inches

Abdominal Force

210 G’s

276 G’s

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

307

374

Hip Force

900 lbs.

991 lbs.

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Max Damage Depth

12 inches

15 inches

HIC

180

198

Hip Force

717 lbs.

922 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Honda Civic 2019



Both the Fiesta and the Civic have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Honda Civic:

 

Fiesta

Civic

 

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

148

201

Neck Compression

45 lbs.

53 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Fiesta is safer than the Honda Civic:

 

Fiesta

Civic

 

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

130

204

Abdominal Force

210 G’s

252 G’s

 

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

307

404

 

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

180

260

Hip Force

717 lbs.

727 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Hyundai Accent 2019



Both the Fiesta and the Accent have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras and available rear parking sensors.