2018 Ford Aspire Facelift version was recently spied with an improved cabin, some cosmetic changes and added features. The car might launch by June 2018, after the company shut down the production of Ford Aspire this year. Ford Figo is priced starting from Rs 5.67 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Ford recently stopped the production of its compact sedan, Ford Aspire. However, recent spy images show that Aspire gets a facelift with added features, an improved cabin and minor cosmetic changes. The recent spy images by Motoroctane suggest that the car receives a floating infotainment system, a new front grille with upgraded mesh and a new style of alloy wheels. Also, the positioning of the headlights and LED lights have changed and the tail lights are tweaked. An unusual thing noticed was a new ‘Ford Figo Aspire’ badge on the rear body, considering that it dropped ‘Figo’ from its name last year. Earlier, it was called as ‘Ford Aspire’, which might now again change to ‘Ford Figo Aspire’.
2018 Ford Aspire could get a new 1.2-litre Dragon petrol engine, which is already available in Ford Freestyle. Currently, Ford Aspire comes with a 1.5-litre Dragon petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The 1.2-litre motor makes 94 BHP worth power and 115 Nm worth torque. The diesel engine makes 99 BHP worth power and 215 Nm worth torque. The 1.5 Litre Dragon petrol produces 123 BHP worth power and 150 Nm torque. The 1.2 Litre petrol claims to offer 18.16 km/l of fuel efficiency. On the other hand, the 1.5-litre petrol and the diesel offer 17 km/l and 25.8 km/l mileage respectively. Mostly, the 1.5 Litre Petrol will get a 6-speed automatic Torque Converter gearbox.
The current Ford Aspire offers 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Hill Assist and ESP in terms of safety. Other features include Automatic Climate Control, Push Start-stop button, fog lamps and Bluetooth connected music system. It does not come with a floating touch-infotainment system, which comes in the Freestyle and Ecosport. However, the recent spy images show the new touch infotainment system.
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Currently, the Aspire comes in 5 variants – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium, Titanium Plus, Titanium Sport and Titanium AT. However, only the 1.2 Litre Petrol and 1.5 Litre diesel get 5 variants each and the 1.5 Litre Petrol only comes with an AT option. The 2018 Ford Aspire might get the new torque converters. Ford Aspire ranges from Rs 6.06 Lakhs to Rs 9.59 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
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