With the Ford Focus ECOnetic leading the way with a 38 per cent sales surge in the first half of this year, the Fiesta will most likely follow in its path if not surpass it with a price of £11,800 starting by the end of this year.

Makes its debut at the British International Motor Shows today, the Ford Fiesta ECOnetic joins the existing Mondeo and Focus ECOnetic models. With an ultra-frugal 76.3mpg, the Ford Fiesta ECOnetic makes claim to the the most fuel efficient five-seater family car in the UK.

With CO2 emissions at under 100g/km, Ford Fiesta ECOnetic is zero rated both for road tax (Vehicle Excise Duty) and for the 'showroom tax' element of VED introduced for the first year of ownership in this year's Budget.

The Ford Fiesta ECOnetic lends its frugality to its aerodynamic body styling, lowered suspension, low resistance tyres and low friction oil, green shift indicator plus the efficient 1.6-liter TDCi diesel engine.

With the Ford Focus ECOnetic leading the way with a 38 per cent sales surge in the first half of this year, the Fiesta will most likely follow in its path if not surpass it with a price of £11,845 starting by the end of this year.

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