Ford festiva history

Ford festiva history from 1986 to 2002

ford festiva history is the first generation of it ( ford fiesta MK1)
It was introduced in 1976 and was ford Europe’s first multi-national front-wheel-drive automobile
Also was available in both 3-door hatchback and panel van body styles

In 1983 the ford fiesta was updated to the fiesta MK2

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Ford Festiva history

firstly, Festiva sold in Japan, the Americas, and Australia
also, the name delivered from the Spanish word for festive
the festiva goes on the trend of fords built and designed by Mazda

first-generation (1986-1993)

firstly Ford provided a single 1.3-liter 83 four-cylinder and three trim levels Also, the two base models featured a four-speed manual overdrive transmission,

with the LX upgraded to a five-speed unit Also a tachometer and tilt steering wheel with featured on the LX trim
There are also alloy wheels, a remote mirror, cloth interior seating, and an FM cassette radio.

and Ford replaced the manual front seat belts with motorized versions and fitted manual rear seat belts as standard
In the 1991 model year, the L Plus and LX models were shared into a single GL trim
And GL gained alloy wheels and the availability of a sport package

Ford festiva history

Ford Festiva history

In 1993 model year brought no changes
and The agreement with ford materialized in accordance with Kia’s, strategy implemented in the mid-1980s to progressively fill the void at the low-cost end of the market slowly being abdicated by the Japanese brands

on the other hand, Mazda started producing the festival as the Mazda 121 for Australia and Europe in 1987
Also, ford Australia started importing the car like the ford festiva from Kia’s South Korean production facility
Also, festival three-door badged Festiva trio launched in Australia
Both versions worked by the overhead camshaft carbureted 1.3-liter b3 engine with the five-speed manual transmission
Also, a three-speed automatic was optional for the five-door

Second generation (1993-2000)

Secondly, the model ford Festiva developed between KIA and ford
This new model of the festival was wider, more aerodynamic, and suspended by Macpherson struts in the front
Also torsion beam axle in the rear
Ford also renamed the aspire in North American markets
also, The sedan was restricted to the South Korean market but it was available with festive badging in Taiwan
Also, transmission options comprised a five-speed
manual transmission but all models

Ford festiva history

Ford Festiva history

Ford Festiva, further as Kia Pride, square measure technically supported the Mazda DA platform, which
used Mazda B series carburetor engines. in additional recent models, a contemporary fuel
injection system was used. Ford Festiva was oversubscribed in North America from 1988 to 1993.

In Europe and indifferent world markets, this automobile bore the name the Mazda 121
(probably to avoid competition with the Ford feast oversubscribed in these markets) and was
oversubscribed from 1988 to 1991, till it had been replaced with a lot of trendy Mazda Autozam
varieties. In some countries, this automobile was oversubscribed as a Kia Pride.

Third generation (1996-2002)

Ford festiva history

Ford festiva history

Thirdly, Sales of the second-generation Festiva resulted in 1996 for the Japanese market, being replaced by
generation three—a badge-designed Mazda Demio,(DW). referred to as the “Ford Festiva mini Wagon”,
the Japanese-only model vary consisted of one five-
door hatchback body vogue out there with either a one.3- or 1.5-liter engine. and Transmission choices were
a three-speed or four-speed automatic and a five-speed manual. Production continued till Mazda
ceased manufacture of the equivalent Demio in
2002.