The Figo Aspire is available in four variants spread across the 1.2 petrol and 1.5 diesel engine options, while there is also a third 1.5 petrol automatic version available in a single trim.
Having gained massive success with the Figo and EcoSport in India, Ford is looking to hit a home run yet again with its third mass market product the ‘Figo Aspire’ that will be launched in the following weeks. The Figo Aspire is being offered with a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine options available in four variants, while a 1.5-litre petrol with a dual-clutch 6-speed automatic transmission is available only in the top Titanium trim. With the compact sedan looking very promising, here is a variant wise break up of all features on the Figo Aspire.
Ambiente – Starting with the exteriors, the base Ambiente trim misses out on front fog lamps, rear defogger, turn indicators on ORVMs as well as B and C-pillar black applique. On the inside, the base variants miss out on black applique finishing, front door panel insert, rear seat centre armrest, driver seat height adjustment and driver vanity mirror.
In terms of features, the Ambiente variant comes loaded with guide me home headlamps, manual AC, tilt steering, front power windows, fabric seats, electric boot release, MID unit showcasing the gear shift indicator, Distance To Empty, maintenance warning, door ajar warning, low fuel warning, water temperature light and auto door lock function. Safety features include dual front airbags, keyless entry, engine immobiliser and front as well as rear seatbelts. You do not get an audio system and a tachometer on the base trim.
Trend – The mid-level Trend trim gets the black applique on the exteriors and interiors, but does miss out on the rear defogger. In terms of features, the mid variant gets all the features of the Ambiente trim and is further added with a tachometer, front and rear power windows, MyFord Dock unit, audio system with radio, AUX, USB and Bluetooth connectivity (No CD player); 4 speakers (2 front, 2 rear) and a 2 line MFD screen. Safety features remain the same as the Ambiente trim.
Titanium – In addition to all the features from the Ambiente and Trend variants, the Titanium trim gets a rear defogger, automatic climate control and ORVM integrated turn indicators. The audio system is the same as the Trend variant, but there are more safety features on offer including ABS and EBD; ESP, TCS and HLA (only on the AT version); perimeter alarm, height adjustable front seat belts and driver seatbelt reminder.
Titanium+ – The top-of-the-line Titanium+ trim carries over most features from the Titanium trim, while getting some upgraded ones. The range topping variant gets leather upholstered seats, 4.2 MFD screen for the infotainment system, SYNC with voice control and AppLink system. You are also loaded on safety features comprising of 6 airbags (dual front, side and curtain), ABS and EBD; Ford MyKey and Emergency Assistance.
The Ford Figo Aspire is being offered in a total of 7 colours including Ruby Red, Sparkling Gold, Oxford White, Tuxedo Black, Deep Impact Blue, Ingot Silver and Smoke Grey. Ford’s first sub 4-metre compact sedan globally, the Figo Aspire will go on sale next month and is being produced at the automaker’s new Sanand plant in Gujarat. Dealerships have also commenced accepting bookings for the new model ahead of launch. Given the strong lineup of engines and features, pricing will be a key factor in determining the fate of this model and we expect the Figo Aspire to come with a starting price of Rs. 5 lakhs (ex-showroom).