2013 Ford Fiesta Gets Some Heavy Metal With The Titanium Package
The 2013 Ford Fiesta is getting its options grouped neatly into packages, for easier consumer consumption. The base Ford Fiesta S gets the Convenience Package as an option, which includes keyless entry, auto-locking doors, and upgraded audio with CD and MP3 inputs. The package is $410, while the Fiesta S starts at $13,200 for the sedan, with a 5-speed manual and a choice of four dour colors. The Ford Fiesta SE adds cruise control, a six-speaker MP3-ready sound system, power windows and locks, and of course, Ford's SYNC with AppLink to the fray. A Value Package ($995) includes 15-inch aluminum wheels, satellite radio, ambient mood lighting to turn your Fiesta into a lava lamp, and parking lamps on the corners that definitely can't be mistaken for fog lights. This one starts at $15,200 for the sedan and a thousand more for the hatchback. The big news for the Fiesta, however, is the addition of the Titanium package. This one adds even larger 16-inch wheels, satellite radio as standard, heated leather seats, metallic trim and leather steering wheel, and body-colored everything on the outside, which is handy as the Fiesta Titanium actually comes in more than four shades of monochrome. Further packages available for the Ford Fiesta Titanium include a Black Sport Appearance Package and an Interior Style Package. But the Titanium won't start cheap: at $18,200, it's comparable to the larger Focus and the most loaded of Hyundai Accents (which, this year, is also getting an upgrade).
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