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Hi there.

My name is Bill Jenkins and I am a Sales Manager for Team Ford in Las Vegas. I have been following the Fiesta Movement and everything related to the Fiesta for close to a year already. I am so excited about this car that I have already done the "Reservation" of my own Fiesta.

Attached is the offical Ford Fiesta order guide that just came out today. Inside you will get all the order codes and options available on the Fiesta.

If you need help with anything or would like to order one, please PM me. What I would really like to do is possible become the largest Fiesta dealer in the US. Right now we are the # 1 F-150 Raptor dealer with twice as many sales than any other dealer in the US.

I would like to give special pricing and possibly get a Fiesta party at the dealership when everything starts to get rolling.

Anyways, enjoy.

4shared.com - document sharing - download 2011_Fiesta.PDF
 

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Thank you for posting this document. I like being able to see exactly what the dealer sees.
 

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Thanks, these are always nice to look at and save folks like me from having to use the website to build and price just to see options and features.

I've discovered a few things I'm not yet sure of at this point. First, the S's black 3-bar looks pretty good on the limited color options the S has. I also like the Charcoal Black/Light Stone seats of the S and the Charcoal Black/Light Stone "environment" that is the door panels and lower instrument panel. Definitely liking the S's plain cloth seats more than the "unique" SE & SES's cloth with the random lines. Those wheel covers/wheels though--another story entirely.

Nice that the Sport Appearance Pkg for the SE includes the LED lights in the black housings--potential customization move for those not a fan of the SES's chrome.

Anybody know what the "console--unique floor" for the SES could be or rather what makes it different? It is mentioned again as "unique floor center console" under Sync.

Metallic Fuel Filler door cover appears to be an option not yet on Build Your Own, must like the Power Moonroof. Also, the press release yesterday said "class-exclusive automatic climate control" but I've seen no photos nor evidence of that at the Ford site.

Spec sheet also says the SE's interior door handles are chrome, but I've only seen the black matching the rest of the housing.

Finally, the wheel choices are the most disappointing aspect of the launch. The SE's 8-spoke 16" are my favorite of the US choices, but the rest I could completely live without. It looks like I may be requiring an expensive shipment of those 7-spoke Euro beauties should a Fiesta come to my home.

Ideally, I'd go with an SES 5-speed with the 8-spoke SE wheels, either black leather or the S's gray/black seats, Moonroof, Upgrade Package (I like the idea of not taking the key out of my pocket), & maybe exterior protection pkg and metallic package. Need to see those & colors in person. Good thing I'm not ordering now as these requests would almost certainly be impossible regardless of how much I wanted them to be true.
 

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Some good points and observations azulejost. Always difficult finding the small details and some cases very important details the way North America auto companies work. You have massive media hooray with tons of info and in this case with the Fiesta, this 15 class-exclusive features etc being bantered about every few sentences, but nowhere can I find a list of these 15 class-exclusive thingymajiggies.

Anyway I am also curious about this "climate control" feature. In the Euro Fiesta is was easily spotted in the very functional push button control feature with the little window that showed the temp one would set.
But Ford N.A. did away with this functional push button temp control feature and made it into a dial type knob and removed the little window were one could see the selected temperature. Maybe the set temperature will show up in the 4" LED screen instead.
Sorry about the rant but IMO changing of this simple but easily used & very functional feature to put it bluntly was stupid and unnecessary.

Edit: re HVAC knob , BRGT350 you are right, the base trim EU Fiesta is a knob. Just came back from the Ford dealership and they had a base Fiesta,(1st one I have seen) and it had the large rotary knob type. Sorry Ford N.A.
 

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I talked to Sam about the HVAC setting showing up on the display screen and he was not sure what the final programming will be. I hope it is there since it doesn't require you to look down at anything while moving knobs. I also don't think we get any kind of auto HVAC controls. The US car has the large knob in the center, just like the non auto HVAC EU cars.

If somebody could email me that PDF to [email protected] that would be great! My firewall won't let me view it, and I would like to know what options I am ordering.
 

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Finally, the wheel choices are the most disappointing aspect of the launch. The SE's 8-spoke 16" are my favorite of the US choices, but the rest I could completely live without. It looks like I may be requiring an expensive shipment of those 7-spoke Euro beauties should a Fiesta come to my home.

Ideally, I'd go with an SES 5-speed with the 8-spoke SE wheels, either black leather or the S's gray/black seats, Moonroof, Upgrade Package (I like the idea of not taking the key out of my pocket), & maybe exterior protection pkg and metallic package. Need to see those & colors in person. Good thing I'm not ordering now as these requests would almost certainly be impossible regardless of how much I wanted them to be true.
You can get these wheels,
Ford Racing Performance Parts []
or
Ford Racing Performance Parts []

The black ones I can sell for around $150 each,
The argent ones would be around $125 each.

Just get some 17" rubber and you got a killer set of wheels and tires for possibly under $1K, save a $1k over the optional ones on the site.
 

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That is a question I would like to know, could I order an SES Hatch without the Chrome Vents, I would take a set of black and have them painted to match body color.
 

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Most likely no on the chrome vents. But remember, I work at a dealer and we have a website TeamFordParts.com. We sell all Ford parts at wholesale pricing.

If needed, I can even put a Group Buy to together for all of those that do not want the chrome vents. That way I can sell them at a lower price if we get 10-20-50 people to order sets.

If it matters, and I am still double checking. But I built an SE hatch last night with almost all the same stuff as an SES and it came out $1,500 cheaper. From what I can tell, the only things I would be missing are upgraded vinyl door panels, mirrors with marker lamps, and 16" wheels. Since I plan on getting the Ford Rally wheels anyway that's fine with 15" ones.
 

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If it matters, and I am still double checking. But I built an SE hatch last night with almost all the same stuff as an SES and it came out $1,500 cheaper. From what I can tell, the only things I would be missing are upgraded vinyl door panels, mirrors with marker lamps, and 16" wheels. Since I plan on getting the Ford Rally wheels anyway that's fine with 15" ones.
You can't get Intelligent Access with Pushbutton start or leather seating on the SE.
 

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I've been expiramenting and have the Fiesta I want which costs just a touch over 18k which is fine in what I would pay for the car even without my S-Plan which I'll still probably use when I get ready to purchase the car. Just right now it's time to sit back and see how well the car does within the first year of production and sales. Who knows maybe next years model will feature Fog Lamps.
 

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Who knows maybe next years model will feature Fog Lamps.
You bring up a good point and one of the few things I have to comfort me in having to wait until Spring '11 to buy. By that time, I'm thinking the features & options will remain as they are at launch with the late availability options available. I'm hoping it will also be known what, if any, changes will be made for the 2012 model year. The ~16 month production cycle for the first year should allow for any issues to be corrected before the 2012s.
 

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I'm seriously hoping Ford pulls it's head out of it's ass on this and gives the car some Fog Lamps or I have my work cut out in fabricating. The Verve was an awesome concept yes, did we need to see its features in production when the Euro Verve was better and had less chrome, that is a big "No". The car was fine how it was and didn't need that change done. Just like perhaps PERHAPS I'm also praying to the almighty car gods that Ford will ditch the stupid Mustard paint scheme and give us Orange as a color option instead.
 

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That 'stupid mustard' job costs an additional $300!
(and red candy $180)
Hey now, I like the yellow. Although I'm not sure if I would get it. Actually I've not yet decided what color I want at all. I wish there were some real life photos of each color to help me decide.
 

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That 'stupid mustard' job costs an additional $300!
(and red candy $180)


Now I have to defend Ford here on this one. For many years in Europe, it was somewhat common in the US a couple of decades or so ago... if you wanted a metallic, or certain other unusual colors you have to pay for it as an option..Those prices are not too bad at all. Although I simply don't understand the yellow choice for the USA, who the heck buys a yellow car here today in the USA, except a taxi service maybe. I know that they had been offering the US MKI Focus in yellow as well. WHY? It doesn't sell.

I think Ford will bring the orange and maybe a few others as well. I really like the dark red metallic and the light blue metallic offerings.
 

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One of the reasons why I am so patient in waiting, with any luck they'll have the Orange by next year along with other wheel choices and with some shred of hope FOG LAMPS.
 

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One of the reasons why I am so patient in waiting, with any luck they'll have the Orange by next year along with other wheel choices and with some shred of hope FOG LAMPS.
I hear ya birdman...
I heard the opinions on the fog lamp dummies for the USA around FF, but frankly I don't put much worth in them. I know a little about the technology and the parts that the european Fiesta uses and I doubt that the OEM vendor wouldn't fit with a slighly different mounting kit that Hella, Valeo, or Bosch would have easily been able to provide Ford with for use with our slightly different bumper configuration. I think it is a cost issue most likely. Or even worse whoever approved those HORRID changes to the trim where the fogs go may have made it difficult to fabricate the correct mounting points for the EU fogs...that change is just plain silly if you ask me. I mean I can tell you that it cost a pretty penny to design that piece with those silly little worthless LEDS.

I am equally interested to see if the rear fog lamp DOES make it to US production, I don't know why but somehow I think it may, as it costs more to delete such items due to the increase in cost to make duplicates of switches, harnesses and the like. You may not hear much about it though because it would be a little known item in the US overall so the marketing dept here would be clueless as to how it would "appeal" to US buyers.
 

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Now I have to defend Ford here on this one. For many years in Europe, it was somewhat common in the US a couple of decades or so ago... if you wanted a metallic, or certain other unusual colors you have to pay for it as an option..Those prices are not too bad at all. Although I simply don't understand the yellow choice for the USA, who the heck buys a yellow car here today in the USA, except a taxi service maybe. I know that they had been offering the US MKI Focus in yellow as well. WHY? It doesn't sell.

I think Ford will bring the orange and maybe a few others as well. I really like the dark red metallic and the light blue metallic offerings.
I'd buy yellow. Bright colors are awesome.
 
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