The Ford Fiesta with its lauded three-cylinder EcoBoost engine is now available with two-pedal convenience.

For R230 800 you can have it with the automaker’s six-speed double-clutch gearbox. This is the first time Ford has mated their PowerShift transmission to the compact EcoBoost engine.

The 1-litre EcoBoost engine has an output of 74kW and 170Nm of torque. According to Ford, consumption with this PowerShift transmission is 4.9l/100km.

Like the rest of the Fiesta range, it comes standard with a four-year/120 000-kilometre warranty and a four-year/60 000-kilometre service plan.