Ford Fiesta vs Model T - specifications

 Ford Model T Torpedo RunaboutFord Fiesta 1.6 TDCi Titanium Econetic
On the road price/total as tested£220 (new in 1912)£16,245/£17,670
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)N/A£6,482/39.9%
Annual tax liability std/higher rateN/A£420/£840
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/costN/A/N/A/N/A/£012/£352/A/£0
Length/wheelbase3,400/2,540mm3,950/2,489mm
Height/widthVarious/1,671mm1,481/1,722mm
Engine4cyl s-valve/2,890cc4cyl in-line/1,560cc
Peak power/revs 20/1,800 bhp/rpm94/3,800 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs N/A200/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 2-spd epicyclic/rwd5-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity (litres)/spare wheel45 litres/full size40 litres/full size
Kerbweight/payload544kg/N/A1,100/445kg
Service intervals/UK dealersN/A/400 in 191212,500 miles/781
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 45mph111mph/2,300rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph No wheel brakes51.9/38.1/9.4m
Fuel economy (claimed/on test)28.0mpg/N/A76.3/41.0mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracketN/A194/95g/km/13%

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