The Ford Figo Aspire will be launched in India on 12th of August, 2015. It is the very first compact sedan from the American manufacturer in our sub-continent, it is currently on offer in a few markets.
The American automobile manufacturer will be powering its compact sedan with three engine options. Ford will provide its Figo Aspire with manual as well as automatic transmission options.
Here are the engine options available with Ford's Figo Aspire:
- 1.2-litre Ti-VCT petrol engine with 5-speed manual transmission, developing 86.76 horsepower and delivers fuel efficiency of 18.2 kpl.
- 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine with manual transmission, developing 98.59 horsepower and delivers fuel efficiency of 25.8 kpl.
- 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol engine, developing 110.42 horsepower and delivers fuel efficiency of 17.2 kpl, it also gets 6-speed PowerShift auto transmission.
Ford will have to face tough competition in the compact sedan segment in India. The Figo Aspire will face off against the Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Zest and Toyota Etios.
The American manufacturer will give safety top priority in Figo Aspire:
- Six Airbags
- Perimeter Alarm
- Hill launch Assist
- Electronic Stability Program
- ABS with EBD
- High-strength Steel Cage
Ford Figo Aspire will be available in seven colour options during launch:
- Ruby Red
- Tuxedo Black
- Ingot Silver
- Sparkling Gold
- Oxford White
- Smoke Grey
- Deep Impact Blue
Pricing is still a mystery and will be announced tomorrow, stay tuned for more updates. We believe Ford will this time around price their compact sedan competitively against the competition.