Ford Freestyle Launching Today in India; Watch LIVE Streaming & Online Telecast of Freestyle CUV Launch
Ford Freestyle (Pic Credits: Ford India Website)

Ford, an American car maker finally will be rolling out the much awaited Ford Freestyle in India today which was unveiled earlier this year. Touted as India's first Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV), the American car maker is looking to strengthen its product offering for the domestic market. The Compact utility vehicle will be positioned in between Figo hatch and EcoSport sub-compact SUV which will be seen in 4 variants - Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium+. See More: Ford Freestyle CUV Launching in India Tomorrow; Likely to Get Starting Price of Rs. 6 Lakh

Dimension-wise, the new Ford Freestyle CUV comes with overall length of 3954mm, width of 1737mm and height of 1570mm along with wheelbase and ground clearance of 2490mm and 190mm. The CUV will also be offered in 6 exciting shades - Canyon Ridge, Oxford White, Absolute Black, White Gold, Moondust Silver and Smoke Grey. The new Freestyle will be also offered with range of accessories which includes sporty seat covers, body stripe kit and roof wrap, slim-line weathershield, sun blinds, rear spoiler, smart ambient lighting, rear view camera and much more. Read More: Ford Freestyle Online Bookings Commences via Amazon India; Expected Price, Launch Date, Specifications, Images and Other Details

Inside the cabin, the new Freestyle comes with Sienna themed styled dashboard which is complemented by color coordinated seats as well as stunning door accents that gives a charming look to the interior. In term of features, the new Ford Freestyle will come equipped with 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, push start stop button, automatic climate control, rear view camera, rain sensing wipers and much more. In terms of safety, the new Freestyle comes with 6-airbags, rear view camera, ABS with EBD, ARP and emergency assistance. Read More: Ford Freestyle 2018 India Launch Imminent: Expected Price, Dimensions, Interior, Specs & Interior

Mechanically, the new Ford Freestyle will be seen in both petrol and diesel avatars wherein the petrol unit will be a 1.2-litre Dragon series engine while the oil burner will be a 1.5-litre diesel unit. While the 3-cylinder petrol engine will develop maximum power of 96PS @ 6500 rpm with peak torque of 120 Nm @ 4250 rpm, the 4-cylinder diesel engine will be tuned to make 100PS @ 3750 rpm with 215Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm. The transmission functionality on the new Freestyle will be carried out by a 5-speed manual gearbox only. However, the company might introduce AT derivative on the later stage. As far as mileage is concerned, the diesel variant will return fuel economy of 24.4 kmpl while the petrol variant will proffer mileage of 19 kmpl. Read Also: Ford Freestyle 2018: Price in India, Launch Date, Interior, Dimensions, Images, Mileage, Specs - All You Need to Know

Once launched, the new Ford Freestyle will heat up the segment by competing against the likes of Fiat Urban Cross, Toyota Etios Cross and Hyundai Active i20. As far as the pricing is concerned, the upcoming CUV from Ford India is expected to be priced competitively with a starting price of Rs. 6 lakh while the top-end variant could be priced at Rs. 9 lakh (All prices ex-showroom). Watch the LIVE Streaming here