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2016 Ford Fiesta

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    Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
    ease of use
    P
    Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
    SmallModerate
    2016
    Crash avoidance rating
    2015
    M
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Not available
    2014
    M
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Not available
    2013
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Not available
    2012
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2011
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating

    Applies to 2015-16 models

    How this rating is determined

    Overall evaluation

    P
    Vehicle trimSE
    Seat type cloth

    This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

    It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor and the ability to borrow lower anchors from the other seating positions.

    Note: When anchors are borrowed, they aren't available to use in their designated positions.

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    Good
    Acceptable
    Marginal
    Poor
    Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
    Tether anchor
    Lower anchors
    Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
    No hardware available

    Details by seating position

    1
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    too much force needed to attach
    difficult to maneuver around anchors
    2
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    Can be borrowed from 1 and 3
    3
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    too much force needed to attach
    difficult to maneuver around anchors

    Seat position 21

    3
    Lower anchor A
    Depth (cm)4-6
    Force (lbs)56
    Clearance angle (degrees)45
    Lower anchor B
    Depth (cm)4-6
    Force (lbs)50
    Clearance angle (degrees)34
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentNo
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

    Seat position 22

    2
    Lower anchor A
    Lower latch is shared for this seat position
    Lower anchor B
    Lower latch is shared for this seat position
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentNo
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

    Seat position 23

    1
    Lower anchor A
    Depth (cm)4-6
    Force (lbs)51
    Clearance angle (degrees)39
    Lower anchor B
    Depth (cm)4-6
    Force (lbs)56
    Clearance angle (degrees)37
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentNo
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

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