2011 Ford Fiesta  RealSafeCars54Safety Rating

#87 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#159 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford Fiesta
The Fiesta, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 2011, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Fiesta has offered Apple CarPlay since 2017. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Ford Fiesta is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Ford Fiesta has a score of 54, implying a 0.076% chance of driver death (6.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Ford Fiesta has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0757% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.6453%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0757% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.6453% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Ford Fiesta is 58% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Ford Fiesta is 47% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8220Chevrolet AveoKia RioKia ForteFord FiestaToyota YarisHonda CivicVolkswagen JettaMazda 2Mazda 3Honda FitHyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Ford Fiesta with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 82. The 2011 Ford Fiesta is safer than the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo, the 2011 Kia Rio, and the 2011 Kia Forte and less safe than the 2011 Honda Civic, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2011 Hyundai Elantra, the 2011 Honda Fit, the 2011 Mazda 3, the 2011 Mazda 2, and the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. It is about as safe as the 2011 Toyota Yaris.

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