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Ford Fiesta: One litre to rule them?

The Fiesta is among the world’s top-selling nameplates, a reliable set of wheels with surprisingly upmarket features.

For the 2014 model year in the US, it received the option of a 1-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost gasoline engine. Three cylinders in any car might seem a recipe for sluggish performance (if sterling fuel economy), but as this New Jersey-based musician and teacher learns, a 1-litre Fiesta SE has pep to spare.

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