Ford, the American car maker has announced to start taking official bookings for its much awaited compact sedan, Aspire from July 27, 2015, Although its dealer-level bookings were already on. An interested buyer can now pre-book the car at a nominal rate of RS. 30,000 at any Ford dealerships across the country.The new Ford Figo Aspire is set to go on sale in the month of August this year.
The upcoming Aspire will have a main feature such as 6-speed dual-clutches automatic transmission. The Aspire will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Hyuandi Xcent, Honda Amaze and Tata Zest. Aspire will be the first vehicle in its segment to offer driver and front passenger airbags.The Aspire will also get MyFord dock that allows drivers to store, mount and charge mobile phones and integrate into the car’s entertainment system.
The Aspire will be launched with both petrol and diesel variants and will have 3 engine options- a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT petrol, 1.5-litre TiVCT and a 1.5 litre TDCi. The 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel will be paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox while the 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol will get a 6-speed Automatic gearbox. At the same time, its petrol variant is expected to deliver a mileage close to 19 kmpl while the diesel variants may give a mileage in the range of 24 to 25 kmpl.