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FORD ASPIRE

INTRODUCTION

The Ford Aspire is essentially a facelifted version of the subcompact sedan, which gets new engine and transmission options, and additional features over its predecessor. Available in petrol and diesel fuel options, the Ford Aspire 2018 variants include four trims. Changes have also been made to the exterior as it borrows styling elements from the Freestyle cross-hatchback. Interestingly, the subcompact sedan now packs more gizmos and gadgets, especially safety features. Even with so many changes, the Ford Aspire 2018 price in India sees a drop by Rs. 20,000, which makes it a lucrative option in the segment.

 

 

EXTERIOR

EXTERIOR

From the Ford Aspire images trending on the Internet, it is quite evident that the Ford Aspire 2018 exterior has received prominent styling tweaks. There is a new grille at the front, which can be had with optional silver treatment and chrome surrounds.

The headlamps now sport a new design and come with a new cluster as well as mild smoked treatment. As for the Ford Aspire colours, it is available in several choices.

INTERIOR

INTERIOR

The Ford Aspire interior continues to feature the beige and black dual-tone colour scheme. Moreover, the seats now offer better lumbar support. On the styling front, the dashboard has been restyled and comes equipped with a new 6.5-inch floating infotainment system. As for the Ford Aspire features, the top-spec variant gets Ford’s SYNC3 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

 

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

The Ford Aspire 2018 specifications include an all-new 1.2-litre Dragon petrol engine good for 95 bhp against 120 Nm torque. It also gets the 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder unit from EcoSport, which puts out 123 bhp of power along with 150 Nm of torque. Transmission options on the new Aspire include a standard 5-speed manual unit and a 6-speed torque converter. The diesel trims use the 1.5-litre oil burner tuned to make 99 bhp of power and 215 Nm of torque.

As far as Ford Aspire 2018 mileage is concerned, the 1.2-litre petrol engine is claimed to deliver 20.4 km/l as opposed to the diesel variants that see a marginal increase of 0.27 km/l in the fuel economy at 26.1 km/l.

According to the Ford Aspire 2018 review, the subcompact sees a prominent change in performance and handling as it gets the new 1.2-litre Dragon petrol engine.

BRAKING AND SAFETY

BRAKING AND SAFETY

The Ford Aspire 2018 features standard dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, and seatbelt reminder for the driver and front passenger. The top-spec trim gets six airbags, emergency assistance, and the AT trim features hill launch assist, ESP and traction control system.

 

CONCLUSION

CONCLUSION

With new engines, cosmetic changes and more comfort as well as safety features, the Ford Aspire 2018 offers a better package. Moreover, it sees a price drop over its predecessor.

Aspire Summary

Avg Ex Showroom Price ₹ 6.09 Lakh
Mileage: 24.4 kmpl
Engine 1499 cc
Seating Capacity 05
Top Speed 157 Kmph
0-100 Speed Time 15.7s

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Specifications of Ford Aspire

Engine & Transmission
Engine 1499 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine Type TDCi
Fuel Type Diesel
Max Power ([email protected]) 99 bhp @ 3750 rpm
Max Torque ([email protected]) 215 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 24.4 kmpl
Driving Range 976 Km
Drivetrain FWD
Transmission Manual - 5 Gears
Turbocharger / Supercharger Turbocharged,Fixed Geometry
Emission Standard BS 6
Dimensions & Weight
Length 3995 mm
Width 1704 mm
Height 1525 mm
Wheelbase 2490 mm
Ground Clearance 174 mm
Kerb Weight 1091 kg
Capacity
Doors 4 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 359 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension Independent McPherson
Rear Suspension Semi-independent (Twist Beam type)
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Minimum Turning Radius 4.9 metres
Steering Type Power assisted (Electric)
Wheels Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel Steel
Front Tyres 195 / 55 R15
Rear Tyres 195 / 55 R15

Features of Ford Aspire

Safety

Airbags  6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
Seat Belt Warning  Yes

Braking & Traction

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Yes

Locks & Security

Engine immobilizer Yes
Central Locking Remote
Speed Sensing Door Lock Yes
Child Safety Lock Yes

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes (Automatic  Climate Zone)
Front AC Common Fan Speed Control
Heater Yes
Vanity Mirrors on Sun Visors Driver & Co-Driver
Cabin-Boot Access No
Anti-glare Mirrors Electronic – Internal Only
Parking Assist Reverse Camera with Guidance
Parking Sensors Rear
Headlight & Ignition On Reminder Yes
Keyless Start/ Button Start Yes
Steering Adjustment Tilt
12V Power Outlets 2

Seats & Upholstery

Driver Seat Adjustment 8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
Front Passenger Seat Adjustment 6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
Seat Upholstery Fabric
Rear Passenger Seats Type Bench
Interiors Dual Tone
Interior Colours Sand + Light Oak
Rear Armrest Yes
Folding Rear Seat Yes
Head-rests Front & Rear

Storage

Cup Holders Front Only

Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Front & Rear
One Touch -Down Driver
One Touch – Up Driver
Adjustable ORVM Electrically Adjustable & Retractable
Turn Indicators on ORVM Yes
Rear Defogger Yes
Rain-sensing Wipers Yes
Exterior Door Handles Body Coloured
Interior Door Handles Black
Door Pockets Front & Rear
Boot-lid Opener Internal
Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs) Body Coloured

Exterior

Body-Coloured Bumpers Yes
Roof Mounted Antenna Yes

Lighting

Fog Lights Halogen on front, Halogen on rear
Headlights Halogen
Automatic Head Lamps Yes
Follow me home headlamps Yes
Tail Lights Halogen
Cabin Lamps Front
Headlight Height Adjuster Yes

Instrumentation

Instrument Cluster Analogue
Trip Meter Electronic 2 Trips
Average Fuel Consumption Yes
Average Speed Yes
Distance to Empty Yes
Clock Digital
Low Fuel Level Warning Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
Shift Indicator Yes
Gear Indicator Yes
Tachometer Analogue

Entertainment, Information & Communication

Smart Connectivity Android Auto, Apple Car Play
Integrated (in-dash) Music System Yes
Display Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System Yes
Speakers 4
USB Compatibility Yes
Aux Compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Compatibility Phone & Audio Streaming
MP3 Playback Yes
AM/FM Radio Yes
Steering mounted controls Yes
Voice Command Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Warranty (Years) 3

Pros & Cons of Ford Aspire

Pros of Ford Aspire

Stand Out Features

  • Amazing ride and handling.
  • Value for money.
  • Feature-packed.

Cons of Ford Aspire

Need Improvement

  • Inconsistent fit and finish.
  • Average rear-seat headroom.
  • No rear-door pockets.

FAQ About Ford Aspire

What is the price of Aspire in Mumbai?

On road price of base variant of Ford Aspire in mumbai is ₹ 6.09 Lakh. On road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

Which car is better between Aspire vs Figo?

Aspire is priced at ₹ 6.09 Lakh. It comes with 1194 cc engine which generates 95 bhp of power & 119 Nm of torque. Whereas, Figo is priced at ₹ 5.49 Lakh, comes with 1194 cc engine which generates 95 bhp of power & 120 Nm of torque.

What is the minimum down payment required/minimum EMI for Aspire?

Yes, Aspire can be financed with a down payment of Rs. 0.61 Lakh. Whereas, the exact minimum down payment amount depends on multiple factors like car’s on-road price, your financial eligibility and loan provider bank’s limitations.

What is the mileage of Aspire?

As per ARAI, the mileage of Aspire is 18.5 kmpl. Real mileage of the vehicle varies depending upon the driving habits. City and highway mileage figures also vary depending upon the road conditions.

Is there any exchange offer on Aspire?

There are multiple factors on which exchange value depends. Model year, kms driven, looks, insurances claimed and many such other factors contribute to deciding upon an exchange amount. Hence, to get the best exchange value or offer, we would advise you to get in touch with your nearest Ford showroom.

Things to keep in mind before Buying Ford Aspire

 

 

When buying a new car in general one must look for things like body panels that are out of line, or load bearing beams that seem to have been damaged. The next thing to check whether the paint is original or it has been repainted, a quick check under concealed plastic panels is a great way to check for unmatched paint. Another thing to check for is underbody rust in humid or sea adjacent areas.

A good way to check if the car has been rear-ended is by checking the boot. Flip open the spare wheel cover and remove the wheel completely. If the car was repaired after an accident the floor will have visible signs as the surface wouldn’t be smooth as it would in an undamaged car.

In the end, always remember to check for complete documentation including service records. Also, do check with the insurance company for any past claims, which will make you aware of the accidents the car has been involved in. Last but not the least, get the car checked from a trusted workshop before closing the deal.

 

Ford Aspire Price List

Variants Ex-Showroom price
Aspire Ambiente 1.2 Ti-VCT

1194 cc, Petrol, Manual, 18.5 kmpl
₹ 6.09 Lakh
Aspire Trend 1.2 Ti-VCT

1194 cc, Petrol, Manual, 18.5 kmpl
₹ 6.69 Lakh
Aspire Titanium 1.2 Ti-VCT

1194 cc, Petrol, Manual, 18.5 kmpl
₹ 7.19 Lakh
Aspire Titanium Plus 1.2 Ti-VCT

1194 cc, Petrol, Manual, 18.5 kmpl
₹ 7.54 Lakh
Aspire Trend 1.5 TDCi

1499 cc, Diesel, Manual, 24.4 kmpl
₹ 7.79 Lakh
Aspire Titanium1.5 TDCi

1499 cc, Diesel, Manual, 24.4 kmpl
₹ 8.29 Lakh
Aspire Titanium Plus 1.5 TDCi

1499 cc, Diesel, Manual, 24.4 kmpl
₹ 8.64 Lakh

Ford Aspire Expert Reviews

Value For Money
for Ford Aspire

1.I bought this car in 2016 oct and still using without any disturbance. 2.while driving it feels like a comfortable ride with good suspension. 3.Looks like a pure sedan car and performance is efficient. 4.low maintenance as compared to others in this range. 5.Need big display


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for Ford Aspire

Super Valuable Sadan vehicle in the top and plus superpower also and seat comfort and Drive comfort super Better car in ford any buy Figo please go to aspire is the best cargo titanium plus


Awesome car
for Ford Aspire

It’s a very nice car up to my expectations. According to its performance and appearance, no other branded SUV is better than this.


Love my aspy
for Ford Aspire

Aspire is the best sub4mtr sedan. The TDCi engine is the most powerful engine. Good millage. The driving experience is awesome and comfort My aspire is new facelift 2019 The new touch screen is well responsible. The rain-sensing viper auto headlamp auto climate control safety features 6 airbags in titanium plus Overall fore aspire is value for money car.


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Ford Aspire Mileage

18.5
CITY KM/L
24.4
HWY KM/L

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    The Ford Aspire is a feature-packed compact sedan that offers an amazing balance between ride and handling. It gets a new petrol engine that is refined and fuel-efficient, also gets an optional CNG variant.
    Body Compact SUV
    Kilometers Driven 24.4 kmp/L
    Fuel type Diesel, Petrol
    Engine 1194 to 1499 cc
    Transmission Manual
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