2018 Ford Fiesta Hatchback Interior & Cargo

$14,505 - $19,495
Price Range (MSRP)

The Ford Fiesta’s interior is showing its age a little now compared to rivals such as the Honda Fit, but it’s ergonomically sound offering a good seating position and easy to view and reach controls. The Fiesta hatch seats five, though the back seats are only suitable for 2 adults and a child at best in rather cramped quarters – the Fiesta lags well behind the Honda Fit for interior room in this segment. Split folding rear seats are standard, as are LATCH connectors for child-safety seats. It’s only on the top-spec Titanium that you can get full leather upholstery, with heated front seats, while higher trim models also get a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

2018 Ford Fiesta Hatchback Interior Space

The Ford Fiesta hatch seats five people at a push, though the rear bench is only suitable for shorter and narrower occupants. Leg room is ample for shorter journeys, but the Fiesta is one of the most cramped vehicles in its segment – about on par with a Toyota Yaris and well below the spaciousness offered by the Honda Fit. The seating position is comfortable, with 6 way adjustment on all models, though only SE and Titanium models get lumbar adjustment. Visibility is great all round, with an available rearview camera and rear park sensors overcoming the less visible blind spots.

Ford Fiesta Hatchback
Fiat 500
Toyota Yaris Hatchback
Seating Capacity 5 4 5
Front Seat Legroom 42 inches 40 inches 40 inches
Front Seat Headroom 39 inches 38 inches 39 inches
Rear Seat Legroom 31 inches 31 inches 33 inches
Rear Seat Headroom 37 inches 35 inches 37 inches

Interior colors and materials

A basic cloth interior is standard on the Fiesta S hatch and is only available in Charcoal Black. On the SE, Charcoal Black or Medium Light Stone are available for the standard cloth seats, though optional sport cloth upholstery can be had either in Charcoal Black, or Charcoal Black with red stitching. The Titanium trim gets leather upholstery as standard, with two colors to choose from – Charcoal Black and Medium Light Stone. A leather steering wheel and chromed touches can be had on certain trim lines, but for the most part, the interior panels are harsh grey plastic that doesn’t feel classy at all.

Interior Features

Though the base S trim is scant on equipment, it still features a competent radio system with CD, radio, Bluetooth connectivity and media streaming, and 6-speaker plus two tweeters. However it’s only on SYNC 3 – standard on the Titanium and optional on SE models – that you’ll get voice recognition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, navigation, SiriusXM traffic information, and a touchscreen system. Manual air conditioning is standard on base models, though a cold weather package gives automatic climate control to the SE and Titanium models, and also offers heated seats and heated wing mirrors. SE and Titanium models also get the option of a powered moonroof but come with cruise control as standard, with an available rear-view camera.

Standard Interior Features

  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Cloth Rear Seat
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Leather Rear Seat
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Premium Cloth Rear Seat
  • Air Filtration
  • Analog Display
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Cloth Front Bucket Seats -inc: bolsters, 6-way manual (fore/aft, up/down, recline) driver seats, 4-way manual (fore/aft, recline) passenger seats, 2-way adjustable head restraints
  • Compass
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Driver Seat
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Front Cupholder
  • Front Map Lights
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front Floor Mats
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Full Floor Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Heated Leather-Trimmed Front Bucket Seats -inc: embossed bolsters, 6-way manual (fore/aft, up/down, recline) driver seats, 4-way manual (fore/aft, recline) passenger seats, 2-way adjustable head restraints and driver seat adjustable lumbar support,
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Illuminated Glove Box
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Manual 1st Row Windows
  • Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Manual Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Passenger Seat
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter and Illuminated Entry
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Illuminated Ignition Switch
  • Rigid Cargo Cover
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Securilock Anti-Theft Ignition (pats) Engine Immobilizer
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Unique Cloth Front Bucket Seats -inc: embossed bolsters, 6-way manual (fore/aft, up/down, recline) driver seats, 4-way manual (fore/aft, recline) passenger seats, 2-way adjustable head restraints
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob

Optional Interior Features

  • Keyless-Entry Keypad
  • Smoker's Package (Dealer Installed)
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System

2018 Ford Fiesta Hatchback Cargo Space

The 2018 Ford Fiesta offers 14.9 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the rear seats, with 25.4 cu. ft. on offer with the 60/40 split folding rear seats flattened. This is well below what the class-leading Honda Fit offers, and is also smaller than the Toyota Yaris and Chevrolet Sonic. Down on main luggage volume compared to rivals, the Fiesta does offer numerous in-cabin storage options for phones, wallets, and all the other small items you end up carrying. Large door pockets are great, but only feature on the front doors, while elsewhere in the cabin you’ll find four cup holders, plenty of smaller bins, and good storage capability available in the center console. Loading is easy due to the Fiesta hatch’s low ride height compared to subcompact crossovers, but cargo volume is definitely the Fiesta’s weakest aspect and betrays its age in the market.

Ford Fiesta Hatchback
Fiat 500
Toyota Yaris Hatchback
Trunk Volume N/A 9.5 ft³ N/A