The American automaker Ford unveiled the 1996 Ford Fiesta a compact car with limousine format. As one of the first representatives of the subcompact class, the Ford Ka was a big hit, so in collaboration with Fiat, a successor model was created in 2009, which in the mini class as Daihatsu, VW up! and Fiat Panda is located. Technically based the city car of the first series on the Ford Fiesta and was offered with two different 1.3-8V Duratec engines with 60 hp and 69 hp. In addition to the Ford SportKa also a convertible called StreetKa was built, whose models belong to this car today. The current Ford Ka is available with two engines : petrol engine as the Ford Ka cars a 1.2-liter Duratec engine of 69 hp. Was a Ford Ka Diesel is not yet available in the first generation, a 1.3-liter turbo diesel with 75 PS is available in the current model, which is to consume only 4.2 liters on average, according to factory specifications. To offer buyers of new cars a cheap alternative to Dacia and Renault Twingo, the base model Ford Ka Concept was assembled in the fall of 2010, which is offered as a new car at a price of less than 10,000 euros.