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Ford of Europe has started production for the company's most frugal car ever, the new Fiesta ECOnetic Technology.

This version comes with a 1.6-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel rated at 95 PS and 205 Nm of torque which is capable of offering fuel economy figures of 3.3-litres per 100 Km (86 mpg) and CO2 emission levels of 87 grams per Km.

Production takes place at the Cologne Assembly plant in Germany, with Ford stating that they will offer the Fiesta ECOnetic Technology in either three-door o five-door body styles and in a variety of trim levels, depending on the market.

According to the automaker, by the end of 2012 half of their cars sold in Europe will carry the ECOnetic Technology badge, while by the end of 2013 that percentage will increase to two-thirds.

Stephen Odell, CEO and chairman, Ford of Europe said that "Fiesta is already hugely successful across Europe and the ECOnetic Technology model takes its fuel efficiency and low-CO2 offering to another level," "Customers can be assured these significant gains have been achieved without compromising the great driving quality for which Ford is famous."

Some of the features that help the Ford Fiesta ECOnetic Technology achieve those low consumption figures include Auto Start Stop, Smart Regenerative Charging, Eco Mode and shift indicator light, optimised gear ratios, a lower suspension, undershield and wheel deflectors as well as low-rolling resistance tyres.

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