Ford India has started pre-bookings for the Freestyle CUV at the e-commerce website Amazon in the country. A limited 100 units of Ford Freestyle will be available exclusively on www.amazon.in for 24-hours starting 2:00 PM on April 14 at a booking amount of Rs. 10000, which can be paid via Amazon’s certified payment modes. The company has made it clear that delivery priority would be given to the customer bookings made via Amazon. Featuring dual tone interiors and the quietest cabin in its segment, Ford Freestyle crossover would be launched on April 18, 2018 in the Indian market.
“Ford Freestyle has been designed for young, progressive, independent & free-spirited customers who love to stay connected. From everyday things to high value purchases like mobile phones, they are buying everything online. Through this partnership with Amazon, Ford is bringing an exclusive opportunity for such customers to own India’s first compact utility vehicle Ford Freestyle, from the convenience of their homes, offices or wherever they may be,” said Rahul Gautam, vice president Marketing, at Ford India. Amazon has setup dedicated brand page for Ford Freestyle, www.amazon.in/freestyle, to help consumers select their preferred variant, engine option and colour. The interested buyers can initiate the booking on the dedicated brand page or through Amazon mobile application.
The crossover would boast of several contemporary features such as reverse parking camera, keyless entry, a push start and automatic climate control among others. It would also get the Ford's award-winning 6.5-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system with voice commands, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. As for the safety of occupants, the Freestyle would come with dual airbags as standard, while the top-end Titanium+ trim would consist of 6 airbags. It will introduce segment-first Active Rollover Prevention (ARP) technology, while being powered by an all-new 1.2L 3-cylinder TiVCT petrol engine with best-in-class power output of 95bhp and highest torque of torque of 120Nm. The diesel variants would have the trusted 1.5L TDCi engine at helm with class-leading power of 99bhp and torque of 215Nm.