2015 Ford Fiesta  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#69 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#134 of all 2015 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. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Strong on technology, it 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 2015 Ford Fiesta is somewhat 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 2015 Ford Fiesta has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Ford Fiesta has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0551% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2873%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0551% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2873% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Ford Fiesta is 15% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Ford Fiesta is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

8329Hyundai AccentKia RioToyota YarisHyundai ElantraHonda FitFord FocusChevrolet CruzeNissan Versa NoteFord FiestaMazda 3Kia SoulChevrolet SonicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Ford Fiesta with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 29 to 83. The 2015 Ford Fiesta is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Accent, the 2015 Kia Rio, the 2015 Toyota Yaris, the 2015 Hyundai Elantra, the 2015 Honda Fit, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, and the 2015 Kia Soul. It is about as safe as the 2015 Nissan Versa Note.

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