Ford has launched the CNG powered Aspire in India with prices starting at Rs. 6.27 Lakh. The Ford Aspire CNG will be available in two trims Ambiente and Trend Plus. The Aspire CNG Ambiente is priced at Rs. 627,414 while the Trend Plus trim is priced at Rs. 712,314. The Ford Aspire CNG is produced at Ford India’s Sanand Factory in Gujarat.
The Ford Aspire CNG comes powered with the 1.2L petrol engine and uses the latest CNG sequential technology which ensures best-in-class power & performance. The CNG kit in the New Aspire CNG is integrated with the engine control unit (ECU) to ensure optimized gas flow in each cylinder. Special engineering elements such as front stabilizer bar have been added to accommodate extra CNG cylinder weight and ensure the best handling and ride comfort.
Ensuring complete peace of mind, the CNG-powered compact sedan will offer the lowest cost of ownership and come equipped with a standard two-year or 100,000km standard warranty. With long scheduled service interval of one-year/10,000km, owners will be required to get their CNG kits services once every two-years or 20,000 KM. Ford has also used the latest suspension type cylinder fitment on the Aspire CNG which frees up boot space.
“The New Aspire CNG is yet another fuel-efficient, and eco-friendly alternative for our value-conscious customers,” said Vinay Raina, executive director – Marketing, Sales & Service, at Ford India. “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.”
In terms of features the Ford Aspire CNG comes with all the equipment level that on the regular Aspire Trend Plus and Ambiente which includes satellite navigation, 7 inch-touchscreen infotainment system with bluetooth conectivity, rear view camera, remote central locking, automatic aircon, all door power windows. On the safety front the Aspire CNG comes with dual front airbags.