Ford India has finally launched the much-awaited Figo Aspire at an introductory price of Rs. 4.89 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi) in the country. Being launched in both petrol and diesel guises, it is presented in four trim levels: Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium+. Bookings for the sedan have already been started at company dealerships at Rs. 30,000 and Ford India has revealed that Figo Aspire has generated over 1 Lakh inquiries till now. Ford Figo Aspire would rival Maruti Swift DZire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, and Tata Zest.
Coming to the Ford Figo Aspire, it is based on the next-gen Figo hatchback and the first product to be rolled out of the company's new production facility in Sanand, Gujrat. It comes loaded with several exquisite features like MyFord Dock, Ford SYNC Applink with voice command, Ford MyKey, 4.2-inch multi-function display, Driver seat height adjustable, Automatic climate control, etc. to name a few.
For those wondering, Figo Aspire sedan is the first company vehicle to get MyFord Dock and Ford MyKey. As for safety, the Ford Figo Aspire boasts of six airbags, including curtain and side airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Electronic stability program (ESP), traction control and Hill-start assist (HSC). Just so you know, dual front SRS airbags are standard across the entire variant range of Figo Aspire.
As told earlier, the Figo Aspire is available in both petrol and diesel guises. The petrol variants would be powered by a new 1.2L, 4-cylinder Ti-VCT engine, which generates 87bhp of top power, while delivering an ARAI Specified fuel efficiency of 18.2kmpl. It is coupled with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
There is also a powerful and heavier 1.5L, 4-cylinder TiVCT petrol engine on offer, which belts out 110bhp, while linked to a 6-speed PowerShift automatic transmission. It would return a mileage of 17.2kmpl (ARAI Specified). Unlike petrol fuel trim, the diesel variants are powered by only one engine, which is the 1.5L, 4-cylinder TDCi motor. It has been retuned to achieve a maximum power of 98.5bhp, while mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It would rake in an impeccable mileage of 25.8kmpl.
Below is the variant-wise pricing of the Ford Figo Aspire (Ex. Showroom, New Delhi):
Ford Figo Aspire Ambiente (P): Rs. 4.89 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Trend (P): Rs. 5.76 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Titanium (P): Rs. 6.69 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Titanium+ (P): Rs. 7.24 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Titanium AT (P): Rs. 7.79 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Ambiente (D): Rs. 5.89 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Trend (D): Rs. 6.76 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Titanium (D): Rs. 7.69 Lakhs
Ford Figo Aspire Titanium+ (D): Rs. 8.24 Lakhs