Ford India has officially introduced two new CNG variants of Ford Aspire in India with a starting price of Rs 6.27 lakh (ex-showroom). Offered on Ambient and Trend Plus variants, the new Ford Aspire with CNG kit comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine. The new facelifted version of Ford Aspire was launched last year in October, which is seen in three engine options. The new Aspire CNG variants are available at all Ford dealerships across the country. Mahindra & Mahindra Helps Ford Develop Cheapest Indian Electric Car 'Aspire'.
Under the hood, the new Ford Aspire is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol mill mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The unit is capable of making 95 bhp of maximum power with peak torque of 120 Nm. Moreover, the CNG kit on the sub-compact sedan is integrated with the engine control unit (ECU) that ensures optimized gas flow in every cylinder.
Feature-wise, the new Aspire CNG gets host of features that includes 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, satellite navigation, remote central locking, rear view camera, automatic AC, power windows and much more. On the safety front, the new Aspire CNG gets dual-front airbags as standard.
The company has added special engineering elements like front stabilizer bar for accommodating extra CNG cylinder weight as well as best handling and ride comfort. The sedan is manufactured at Ford's facility in Sanand in Gujarat. The new Aspire CNG compact sedan offers low cost ownership wherein the company is offering 2 year or 1 lakh km standard warranty. Additionally, the long scheduled service interval of one-year/10,000km, the customers can get their CNG kits services once every two-years or 20,000 KM.
Vinay Raina, executive director – Marketing, Sales & Service, at Ford India said, "The New Aspire CNG is yet another fuel-efficient, and eco-friendly alternative for our value-conscious customers. With maintenance cost as low as just 46 paise per km, the New Aspire CNG will offer great peace of mind to customers, without compromising on performance, safety or space."
Here are the variant-wise prices of Ford Aspire CNG -
|Ford Aspire CNG Variants||Price (All Prices Ex-Showroom)|
|Ambiente||Rs 6.27 Lakh|
|Trend Plus||Rs 7.12 Lakh|